Concert at the Saint Symphorien Chapel (Saint Germain des Prés Church)

Concert Programme
Chapelle Saint Symphorien in Saint Germain des Prés Church

Until August 11, 2022

No dialogue

Location

Chapelle Saint Symphorien in Saint Germain des Prés Church
3 place Saint-Germain des Prés, 75006 Paris
Capacity 20 seats

Duration

1 hour

No intermission


Details

Classical concert

Recommended for all ages

No dialogue

 


Highlights

Located in the heart of Paris, the church of Saint-Germain-des-Prés houses a chapel full of history. The Saint Symphorien Chapel stands in honor of Saint Symphorien, a young martyr from the end of the 2nd century. For the first time in history, a violin and harpsichord will be dueting and filling the sacred, gothic chapel.

Story

The superb Gothic church of Saint-Germain-des-Prés has been part of the Parisian landscape since the 6th century. It is a 5-minute walk from the banks of the Seine, surrounded by famous restaurants and fashion designer boutiques. Why not discover its vaulted and sculpted interior as well as its chapel where a massacre of refractory priests took place in 1792?

Today, the atmosphere is joyful and you can enjoy a classical music concert there in complete serenity.

Euromusic Productions has always been good at gathering some of the most talented musicians to play some of the most beautiful and difficult pieces of classical repertoire.

 

Concert programme

Thursday, July 7th and 14th at 8.30pm

Pachelbel : Canon
Handel : Sarabande
J.S Bach : Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
J.S Bach : Goldberg Variations

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Chapelle Saint Symphorien in Saint Germain des Prés Church

3 place Saint-Germain des Prés, 75006 Paris

Unlike the rather dark nave, the Saint Symphorien chapel located in the Church of Saint-Germain-des-Prés is a work of luminous simplicity. It honors Saint Symphorien, a young martyr of the 2nd century, and Saint Germain, a slab of which commemorates the site where tradition places the first tomb. Rich in a strong and bloody history, it is today a very popular place of meditation.

 

A place of prayer sheltered from the crowds, an intimate place, a bloody history that saw refractory priests massacred in 1792... Today, a place where you can come and listen to concerts in an atmosphere peaceful and bright.

FAQ

How do I get to the Saint-Germain-des-Prés Church?

The church is accessible by the metro station Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Line 4). Our hotline can be reached in case of difficulty finding the theatre weekdays from 10 am to 7pm Paris time. For details, we invite you to consult the map above.

What do I do when I get to the Chapel?

We invite you to arrive around 20 minutes before the showtime marked on your ticket. An English-speaking staff member will guide you to your seats.


Please note that the chapel doors will be closed five minutes before the start of the concert and late arrivals cannot be guaranteed entry.

How long does the concert last?

The concert lasts approximately one hour, without an intermission.

Is this concert for travellers or French people?

Both! Each year the Saint Germain des Prés Church welcomes visitors who come from across the globe. With a programme of composers originating from various countries around the world, these concerts can be enjoyed by speakers of any language.

Covid-19 Information

Specific measures and obligations may apply to this show. Before making your reservation, please check the updated information on our Covid-19 page: https://www.theatreinparis.com/en/page/covid-19