Classical Music in Warsaw

Filharmonia Narodowa

Home of the world-famous National Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir of Poland, founded in 1901, this venue has a concert hall (enter from ul Sienkiewicza 10) and a chamber-music hall (enter from ul Moniuszki 5), both…
Live Music in Warsaw


Hosting both local and international acts, the live music here (occasionally including jazz) is both varied and plentiful. Concerts start around 10pm; it fills up early, so either reserve a table or turn up at openi…
Opera in Warsaw

Warszawa Opera Kameralna

Performs a repertoire ranging from medieval mystery plays to contemporary works, but is most famous for its performances of Mozart’s operas – the annual Mozart Festival is staged here.
Live Performance in Warsaw

Fabryka Trzciny

Located in a revamped factory in the heart of Praga, this arts centre hosts a range of events, including live music performances. Call or check the website before heading out, since this place is only open for event…
Opera in Warsaw

Teatr Wielki

This magnificent neoclassical theatre, dating from 1833 and rebuilt after WWII, is the city’s main stage for opera and ballet. The repertoire includes international classics anmd works by Polish composers.
Theatre in Warsaw

Teatr Żydowski

This theatre company derives its inspiration from Jewish culture and traditions. Some of its productions are performed in Yiddish; Polish and English translations are provided through headphones.
Live Music in Warsaw


Originally the canteen for builders of the Palace of Culture & Science, Stodoła is one of Warsaw’s biggest and longest-running live music venues. A great place to catch touring bands.
Theatre in Warsaw

Teatr Roma

Theatre staging big-budget Broadway-style musicals, such as Mamma Mia, or the ever-popular Deszczowa Piosenka (aka Singin' in the Rain).
Cinema in Warsaw


Art-house film brought to you by the Centre for Contemporary Art, including cutting-edge cinematic creations from Poland and the world.
Cinema in Warsaw


Multiplex cinema housed in the Palace of Culture & Science; its entrance faces al Jerozolimskie. It's worth seeing a movie here just for the splendid decor.