Grand Concert by Radio Classique
15 avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris
Capacity 1905 seats
For all audiences
Highlights: Grand Concert by Radio Classique
Following the success of its previous themed concerts such as "Offenbach en fête", "Viva Verdi", "Sacré Rossini", and "Passionnément Mozart", the famous Radio Classique invites you to attend another thrilling edition of the Folle Soirée de l'Opéra at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées. This evening will plunge you into the heart of emotion, thanks to performances by the most talented artists in classical music.
Two exceptional, emotion-filled evenings celebrating the richness of human passions, set to music by composers of genius. Enjoy opera in one of Paris’ finest venues!
Story: Grand Concert by Radio Classique
The performers and programme for the Grand Concerts by Radio Classique will be announced at a later date.
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées
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 on April 2nd, 1913, the structure is quite large comprising 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 and 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.
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Air conditioning: No
How do I get to the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in the 8th arrondissement of Paris?
The Théâtre des Champs-Élysées is accessible by: Metro lines: The Théâtre des Champs-Élysées can be reached by metro lines 1 and 9 at the metro stations Franklin D. Roosevelt and Alma Marceau. RER subway lines: The Théâtre des Champs-Élysées is accessible by RER C which runs to the station Pont de l’Alma. Bus lines: The Théâtre des Champs-Élysées is accessible by the bus lines 42, 63, 72, 80 and 92, which stop at the stations Pierre Charron - François 1ᵉʳ and George V. In case of difficulty, our hotline can be reached during our business hours. Please see the footer of this page for our contact details.
What do I do when I get to Théâtre des Champs-Élysées?
We recommend that you arrive at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées at least 15 minutes before the Grand Concerts by Radio Classique. The theatre’s doors open 30 minutes before the start of the performance, except in exceptional circumstances. Show your ticket at the reception and the staff will take care of you from there.
Can I take photos during Radio Classique’s Concert?
In order not to disturb the artists on stage, and for the comfort of other guests, you are not permitted to photograph, film, or record the performance for the duration of Radio Classique’s Concert. However, you are welcome to take photos of the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées before and after the performance as a souvenir of your gorgeous Parisian evening!
How long does a Radio Classique concert last?
The Grand Concert by Radio Classique lasts approximately 2 hours, with intermission.
Is there a dress code at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées?
No, there is no particular dress code. However, it is always recommended to wear proper attire. Parisians typically attend a concert after work and will wear business casual-style clothing.
Is the Radio Classique concert for an international audience or French speakers?
Both! The Radio Classique concert is dedicated to classical music. It's a great way to discover the beauties of classical music.
Is there a coat check available at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées?
Yes, you can leave your belongings in the cloakrooms located on different levels: one cloakroom is provided around the orchestra, and another is available on the 1st Balcony. There is a charge for this service (€2). Large bags, suitcases, and musical instruments are not allowed inside the theatre.
Is tipping customary at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées?
Tips are not accepted at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées.
If I'm late, will I still be allowed into the show?
This depends on the delay. The auditorium doors close as soon as the performance begins. The first latecomers are placed in late boxes with a limited number of seats.
Those who arrive later will be allowed to watch the performance from the screens located outside of the auditorium, around the perimeter of the Orchestra and will be allowed to their seats during the intermission (if there is one).
How do I know if my seats are next to each other?
Tickets of the same category that are booked during the same purchase session in the same booking order on our website are always assigned side by side. To be sure of this, make sure all of your tickets are in the same category and are included in your shopping cart at the time of purchase.
For shows at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, the seats are assigned in odd numbers or even numbers. Therefore, if your tickets are consecutive odd numbers or even numbers (For example: 1, 3, 5…), they will be adjacent.