Krakow FMF 2018 – Full and detailed concert program

With less than 2 months left for the Krakow Film Music Festival, which will celebrate its 11th edition from Tuesday, May 29th to Tuesday, June 5th, 2018, the complete and detailed program of concerts is already available.


With a total of 10 concerts scheduled, below you can see their performers, guests and the list of themes (click on the “+” to display detailed information).



  • Venue: NOSPR Concert Hall (Katowice)
  • Orchestra: Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Conductor: Dirk Brossé
  • Soloist: Tine Thing Helseth (Trumpet)
  • Special guests: Elliot Goldenthal, Krzysztof Penderecki
  • Information: Goldenthal/Nyman/Penderecki special concert plus the Kilar Award ceremony
  • Tickets: 50-90 PLN (12-21 €) –


Michael Nyman — Suite from The Piano

Michael Nyman — String Quartet No 3 for string orchestra

Elliot Goldenthal — Concerto For Trumpet and Strings (world premiere)

Krzysztof Penderecki’s works used in movies:  The Shining (1980, directed by S. Kubrick), Inland Empire (2006, directed by D. Lynch), Shutter Island (2010, directed by M. Scorsese), Demon (2015, directed by M. Wrona), Twin Peaks (2017)

Krzysztof Penderecki — Memorial to Hiroshima Victims

Krzysztof Penderecki — Polymorphia

Krzysztof Penderecki — Symphony No. 3, part IV Passacaglia — Allegro Moderato

Krzysztof Penderecki — Symphony No. 2, part I Moderato

Same concert as the day before in Katowice but this time at the ICE Kraków Congress Centre (Krakow) and without the Kilar Award ceremony.

Tickets: 70-110 PLN (17-26 €) –


  • Venue: ICE Kraków Congress Centre (Krakow)
  • Orchestra: AUKSO chamber orchestra
  • Conductor: Marek Moś
  • Honorary guest: Agnieszka Holland
  • Special guests: Clint Mansell, Jan A.P. Kaczmarek, Antoni Komasa-Łazarkiewicz, Radzimir Dębski, Sandro di Stefano
  • Tickets: 70-110 PLN (17-26 €) –


Radzimir Dębski — Atak Paniki (Panic Attack)

Radzimir Dębski — Sztuka kochania: Historia Marceliny Wisłockiej (The Art of Love: The Story of Michalina Wislocka)

Sandro di Stefano — Człowiek z magicznym pudełkiem (The Man with the Magic Box)

Clint Mansell — Twój Vincent (Loving Vincent)

Jan A.P. Kaczmarek — suite from films Total EclipseWashington SquareThe Third Miracle

Jeff Beal — House of Cards

Antoni Komasa-Łazarkiewicz — Spoor (Pokot)

Antoni Komasa-Łazarkiewicz — In Darkness (W ciemności)


  • Venue: TAURON Arena Kraków (Krakow)
  • Orchestra: Beethoven Academy Orchestra
  • Conductor: Erik Ochsner
  • Choir: Polish Radio Choir
  • Information: Polish dubbing. Family concert on the occasion of International Children’s Day
  • Tickets: 50-110 PLN – (12-26 €) –



All About Almodóvar – Songs from Pedro Almodóvar’s movies

Project co-produced with the International Film Music Festival Fimucité in Tenerife

Volver – from Volver

Piensa en Mí – from High Heels

Un Año de Amor – from High Heels

Ne Me Quitte Pas – from Law of Desire

Luz de Luna – from Kika

Teatro – from Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

La Bien Pagá – from What Have I Done to Deserve This?

El Último Trago – from The Flower of My Secret

Soy Infeliz – form Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Tonada de la Luna Llena – from The Flower of My Secret

Se Nos Rompió el Amor de Tanto Usarlo – from Kika

Sufre como Yo – from Live Flesh

Resistiré – from Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!

Esther Ovejero — vocal
David Quevedo — piano and synthesizers
Roberto Amor — drums
Patricio José de León — guitar
Carlos Perdomo — double bass


Funk & Folk : Atli Örvarsson & Torrek

Atli Örvarsson – Keyboards & Accordion
Hilda Örvarsdóttir – Vocals

Eoghan Neff – Fiddles

Flaithri Neff – Uilleann Pipes & Whistles



  • Venue: TAURON Arena Kraków (Krakow)
  • Orchestra: Beethoven Academy Orchestra
  • Conductor: Ludwig Wicki
  • Guest conductor: Eímear Noone
  • Choir: Pro Musica Mundi Choir + Ania Karwan (Voice)
  • Soloists: Tina Guo (Electric cello / cello)
  • Special guests: Jesper Kyd, Austin Wintory, Elliot Goldenthal, Richard Jacques, Christopher Drake, Eímear Noone, Piotr Musiał, Marcin Przybyłowicz, Mikołaj Stroiński.
  • Information: With the FMF Young Talent Award and FMF Ambassador Award ceremony
  • Tickets: 40-90 PLN (9,5-21 €) –


Jesper Kyd – Assassin’s Creed 2 / Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood

Jesper Kyd – Hitman 2: Silent Assassin / Hitman: Blood Money

Austin Wintory – Journey

Austin Wintory – Assasin’s Creed Syndicate

Michael Giacchino – Medal of Honor

Dan Licht – Silent Hill Suite

Christopher Drake – Batman: Arkham Villains Suite

Christopher Drake – Batman: Arkham Origins Suite

Piotr Musiał, Marcin Przybyłowicz i Mikołaj Stroiński – The Witcher 3 Suite

Marcin Przybyłowicz, Jan Sanejko – Phantom Doctrine

Eímear Noone – World of Warcraft: Warlords of DraenorMalachAngel Messenger

Richard Jacques – Headhunter Concert Suite

Richard Jacques – James Bond 007: Blood Stone: Athens Harbour Chase

Elliot Goldenthal – Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within


  • Venue: ICE Kraków Congress Centre (Krakow)
  • Orchestra: FMF Youth Orchestra
  • Conductor: Monika Bachowska
  • Information: The concert was created as part of a partnership with the FIMUCITÉ International Film Music Festival in Tenerife. Produced in collaboration with Soundtracks Live!
  • Tickets: 50 PLN (12 €) –


Music from the King Kong Movies

Max Steiner: King Kong (1933)

John Barry: King Kong (1976)

James Newton Howard: King Kong (2005)

Music from the Frankenstein Movies

Bernhard Kaun: Frankenstein (1931)

Patrick Doyle: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1994)

Music from the Alien Movies

Jerry Goldsmith: Alien (1979)

James Horner: Aliens (1986)

Iconic Movie Monsters

John Williams: Jaws (1975)

Jerry Goldsmith: Gremlins (1985)

John Williams: Jurassic Park (1993)


  • Venue: TAURON Arena Kraków (Krakow)
  • Orchestra: Sinfonietta Cracovia
  • Conductor: Gavin Greenaway
  • Tickets: 40-90 PLN – (9,5-21 €) –