In the Polish Carpathian mountain town of Krynica, every year a summer music festival is held in August for one week. This summer festival has been celebrating music in all its forms since 1967. During the festival in this old mountain spa town, events take place in all sorts of locations including open air concert venues and the main pump room.
The music performed at the Jan Kiepura Festival includes Polish folk music, European operetta and opera, plus modern music. This year the works of Stanisław Janicki, Georg Philipp Telemann, Strauss, Astor Piazzolla etc, were performed.
The performers include a number of well-known upcoming and international singers, musicians, dancers and other celebrities from across the world such as Polish operatic soprano Teresa Żylis-Gara, actress Stanisława Celińska and tenor Adam Sobierajski.
Also, leading musician groups such as Silesian Chamber Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra of the Zabrze Philharmonic, Częstochowa Philharmonic Orchestra, and Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz etc.
I think the best concert of the week at the Jan Kiepura Festival was that by Polish television, film and stage actress Stanisława Celińska, which demonstrated a wide range of her experience as a professional singer and actress.