ICE Classic: Philippe Jaroussky

Wednesday, July 3, 2019, 7:30 PM

  • Wednesday, July 3, 2019, 7:30 PM

ICE Classic is a unique series of classical music concerts, which induced Krakow to the group of important music stages in Europe. Thanks to the concert space offered by the ICE Kraków Congress Centre, the capital of the Małopolska region has at its disposal a concert venue accommodating nearly 2,000 people, with excellent technical facilities and high acoustic performance.

The ICE Classic brand is consistently built upon the performances of the greatest stars of classical music. Krakow has already hosted some of the most outstanding opera soloists of our times: Aleksandra Kurzak, Edita Gruberová, Diana Damrau and Elīna Garanča, exquisite instrumentalists: Anne-Sophie Mutter, Ivo Pogorelić and Piotr Anderszewski, the outstanding conductor Kent Nagano with the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal and the extraordinary composer Max Richter.

In 2019, the ICE Classic series has already featured Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra, as well as Isabelle Faust and Philippe Herreweghe with Orchestre des Champs-Elysées. The last concert of this year's ICE Classic series will be a remarkable show of skill of Philippe Jaroussky and his Ensemble Artaserse.

Although the singer is nearing his forties, and there are plenty of new young voices, Jaroussky is still considered to be the most famous countertenor of the world. He captivates the listeners with his charisma, vocal skills and... musical jokes crowning most of his recitals. What has he prepared for the Polish audience? Find out for yourselves durong the ICE Classic concert!

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ICE Kraków Congress Centre

ul. Konopnickiej 17

A modern venue hosting concerts, theatrical performances, exhibitions, congresses, conferences, and other prestigious cultural and community events.

The multifunctional ICE Kraków Congress Centre is one of the most attractively situated and designed venues of this type in Europe. Opened in 2014, the modern venue hosts concerts, theatrical productions, exhibitions, congresses, conferences, and other prestigious cultural and community events. The high standard of the building has ranked it among the most exclusive and award-winning congress centres in Europe.

The ICE Kraków offers three impressive halls: Auditorium, Theatre, and Chamber with 2000, 600, and 300 seats respectively, plus an additional complex of conference halls. Its pride and hallmark is the all-glass three-storey lobby opening onto the Vistula and offering a magnificent view of Wawel and the Church “on the Rock”.

An InfoKraków city information point on the premises.

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