Chamber Music Concert Series at Théâtre des Champs Elysées
15 avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris
Capacity 1905 seats
1 hour 15 minutes
Recommended for all ages
Talented musicians such as Anne-Sophie Mutter, Edgar Moreau and Christian Tetzlaff will perform the chamber music's greatest sonatas and pieces. You will have a chance to hear the greatest works of Vivladi, Beethoven, Chopin and Bartók. This concert series is a great time to rediscover established musicians and to meet the next stars of classical music.
Each of those seven magnificent chamber music concerts will immerse you in the music of the greatest composers from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. Best musicians of our generation will enchant you with their remarkable interpretations of sonatas for violin, cello and piano created by famous composers such as Dvořák, Chopin, Grieg and Mozart.
You may find the full concert programme below:
Friday, September 17th at 8 p.m.
Violin Sonata in F Major by Dvořák, Violin Sonata No. 3 by Grieg and Violin Sonata No. 1 by Bartók
Christian Tetzlaff (violon) and Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)
Sunday, October 10th at 8 p.m.
The Four Seasons by Vivaldi, Spring in Japan by Sedlar and Symphonic Suite from Scheherazade, Op. 35 (arrangement by Aleksandar Sedlar) by Rimsky-Korsakov
Nemanja Radulović (violon) Double Sens (ensemble)
Tuesday, November 16th at 8 p.m.
Concerto in B minor for Four Violins, Cello and Strings, op. 3 no. 10 RV 580 by Vivaldi, Gran Cadenza for two violons by Chin (French Premiere), String Quintet No. 6 in E-flat Major, K. 614 by Mozart and The Four Seasons Op. 8 by Vivaldi
Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin and direction), Mutter’s Virtuosi (ensemble)
Tuesday, March 8th 2022 at 8 p.m.
A history of music in the feminine form : Mel Bonis, Lili et Nadia Boulanger, Cécile Chaminade, Louise Farrenc…
Elsa Dreisig (soprano), Philippe Jaroussky (countertenor), Stéphane Degout (baritone), Trio Wanderer, Quatuor Modigliani, Xavier Phillips (cello) and Marie-Josèphe Jude (piano)
Saturday, March 19th at 8 p.m.
Trio in A Minor, Op. 50 "In memory of a great artist" by Tchaïkovski and Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, for violin, cello and piano, Op. 67 by Chostakovitch
Sunwook Kim (piano), Clara-Jumi Kang (violon) and Edgar Moreau (cello)
Thursday, April 7th at 8 p.m.
Centenary of the death of Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
Danse de la Gipsy, excerpts from Henry VIII and Samson et Dalida, Rondo Capriccioso op. 28, Romance op. 37, Le Carnaval des Animaux by Saint-Saëns, Nazaré by Vitorino d’Almeida and Esquisse by Petitgirard
Marina Chiche (violin), Dominique de Williencourt (cello), Jean Ferrandis (flute), Christie Julien, Vasco Dantas (piano), Arthur H (narrator), Orchestre Philharmonique Portugais, Julien Benichou (direction)
Tuesday May 24th at 8 p.m.
Quartettsatz c-Moll (Quartet Movement in C minor), D. 703 by Schubert, String Quartet No. 14, Op. 142 by Chostakovitch, String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, known as Death and the Maiden by Schubert
Thursday, June 9th at 8 p.m.
Program to be announced
Vadim Repin (violon) et Nicholas Angelich (piano)
Tuesday, June 28th at 8 p.m.
Lieder for voice and piano by Schubert, Chanson perpétuelle op. 37, for voice, string quartet and piano by Chausson, La Oración del torero, Op. 34 by Turina, String Quartet by Ravel (choreography by Florent Melac)
Nicholas Angelich (piano), Marianne Crebassa (mezzo-soprano), Agnès Letestu (Étoile dancer), Florent Melac (Dancer from the Paris Opera), Quatuor Modigliani
Health Pass Information
From July 21st, 2021, health pass is mandatory to attend events of more than 50 spectators (applies to all spectators of at least 18 years old until August 31st, and to all spectactors of at least 12 years old from September 1st, 2021).
We invite you to arrive at least 30 minutes before the start of the performance, as pass verification is likely to slightly increase access time to venues.
Access to performances will be authorised if the pass certifies:
- - either complete vaccination, with one of the vaccines authorised by the European Medicines Agency (Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Janssen)
- - or a negative RT-PCR or antigen test less than 48 hours old
- - or a positive RT-PCR test confirming recovery from Covid-19, at least 11 days old and less than six months old
Health pass is in the form of a QR Code, to be presented on a mobile device or in printed version. Only QR Codes delivered in France or in a European country (EU Digital Covid Certificate) are valid.
Spectators living in France: the QR Code may be imported into the French ‘TousAntiCovid’ mobile application (with the function « Scan the QR Code »), or printed from the Ameli.fr French Social Security website.
For more information, we recommend you to visit the French government website (https://www.gouvernement.fr/info-coronavirus/pass-sanitaire) or the European Union website (https://ec.europa.eu/info/live-work-travel-eu/coronavirus-response/safe-covid-19-vaccines-europeans/eu-digital-covid-certificate).
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées
Hosting one of the most lavishing concert halls in all of Paris, Champs- Élysées is the true definition of architectural beauty with its historic foundation. Inaugurated in April 2, 1913, the structure is quite large comprising of three auditoriums: Théâtre des Champs- Élysées, The Comédie des Champs- Élysées, Studio des Champs- Élysées, and a restaurant. The main theatre which has 1905 seats is Italian styled originally constructed to host guests visiting the theatre to watch opera shows and concerts. This was the first theatre in Paris to be built completely from reinforced concrete instead of steel.
Over the years the famed theatre has hosted many recognized artists such as the beautiful cabaret dancer Josephine Baker, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Oscar Peterson, Stravinsky, Richard Strauss and many other entertainers from our cherished olden day era. In 2005 the main room in the theatre was renovated in order to improve the acoustics, it is confirmed that during a show the sounds are very clear, almost as if you were up close to the stage. Théâtre des Champs- Élysées is one of the most frequently visited monuments in Paris, on an annual basis more than 300,000 people attend programs from contemporary dance and ballet recitals to orchestras, operas, and other concerts. Carrying a number of diverse performances of different genres, the theatre attracts audience members of all ages.
Capacity: 1, 905
Handicap Accessible? Yes
Air conditioning? No