The Royal Chamber Orchestra is an ensemble consisting of outstanding musicians from Krakow, graduates of the Academy of Music, who give concerts all over the world. Their music is a combination of exquisite taste, unlimited imagination and developed technique. The Fryderyk Chopin Gallery is located in a 15th century building that was once the home of the royal hunter, Kaspar Dębiński. The concert hall has unique acoustics and an intimate atmosphere. We invite you to our musical feast.

A glass of wine included!


„Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella”
„Frosty the Snowman”
„Jingle Bell Rock”
„Let is Snow”
„O Holy Night”
„Santa Claus is Coming to Town”
„Silent Night”
„Traditions of Christmas”
„Walking in a Winter Wonderland”
„We Wish You a Merry Christmas”
What Child Is This? (performed to the tune of Greensleeves)
Corelli’s Christmas Concerto
Selections from Tschaikovsky’s The Nutcracker


Kamil Skicki

First violin

He began his musical education in preschool. He was encouraged to take up violin by his father, a clarinetist. As a teenager, he was influenced by jazz music, klezmer music, hip hop and house. Currently, he performs as a soloist in musical theatres and concert halls in Poland. His repertoire consists of pieces from operettas, musicals, and popular music. He is also a composer and producer.

Anna Jabłońska­-Dąbrowska

Second violin

Her musical journey commenced when she was four; she took up the piano, and two years later, the violin. Her first successes in national violin competitions came when she was a pupil of First Level Music School in Białystok. She finished Witold Lutosławski Secondary Music School in Białystok with honours, and later graduated from the Academy of Music in Kraków. From the beginning of her career, she has remained within the Beethoven Academy Orchestra, mentored by Elżbieta Penderecka. She has performed worldwide, and collaborated with the likes of Krzysztof Penderecki, Jacek Kasprzyk, Hans Zimmer, Jose Cura, and Grzegorz Turnau.

Anna Midgal-Chojecka


A graduate of the Academy of Music in Kraków, in the viola class of professor Janusz Pisarski. She has performed twice as a soloist, in the Kraków Philharmonic, and live on Radio Kraków. She is a winner of numerous competitions and recipient of the 2004 Minister of Culture and National Heritage’s scholarship. Moreover, she is a member of Capella Cracoviensis and the acting principal viola leader of the Beethoven Academy Orchestra. She performs both as orchestral musician and chamber musician. She has collaborated with famed conductors, such as Krzysztof Penderecki, Jacek Kasprzyk, Gabriel Chmura, Michał Nesterowicz, Clemens Schuldt, and Daniel Smith.

Karolina Chłostowska


Started learning to play the cello at the age of 9 in her hometown of Żagań. She graduated from the Academy of Music in cracow and participated in many international masterclasses with the most eminent teachers. Permanently associated with Beethoven Academy Orchestra, she is also a member of smaller chamber ensembles.


Chopin Concert Hall

Chopin Concert Hall

The concert hall is a gallery dedicated to F. Chopin who was one of the greatest composers of all time. The venue is in an old historical tenement house called “Dębinskim” or “Under Barrel”. The house was built in the 15 century as an one-storeyed building and it was restructured thoroughly in the middle of the 16th century.After that the house became  the property of a Royal Hunter named Kaspar Dębinski  who worked for the Royal Family in the Wawel Castle.He ordered to add  the second floor and  then  the house’s facade was decorated with paintings presenting different kinds of weapons. At present you can see extraordinary the 19thcentury staircase with its original richly ornameted railing made of iron leading to the concert hall.