Great Violin Weekend
Until February 14, 2021
15 avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris
Capacity 1905 seats
Recommended for all ages
The Great Violin Weekend is the perfect opportunity to discover and reunite with the violinists who play classical music with their elegant instruments. For each concert, let yourself be enchanted by a very rich program, from Bartók to Ravel, including Beethoven and Dvořák.
Four famous violinists who are well-known around the world offer us musical journey on the stage of the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées.
The young American violinist Stella Chen demonstrates her virtuosity through works by Beethoven, Ysaÿe, Bartok and Strauss. Arabella Steinbacher shares with us her beautifully music through romantic works. She will perform works with a speed of execution that only a technique of high virtuosity such as hers can resonate. For her first major Parisian concert, the young Frenchwoman Eva Zavaro, together with pianist Tatiana Chernichka, will perform sonatas by Franck and Ravel as well as the melodic and expressive Souvenir d'un lieu cher by Tchaikovsky. The young Russian violinist with a magnetic presence offers the full extent of his unique technique through works by Beethoven, Brahms, Clara Schumann and many more.
For Valentine's Day, share the emotion of fantastic violin concerts on one of the most beautiful Parisian stages.
Saturday, February 13th at 5 p.m.
Stella Chen (violin) and Albert Cano Smit (piano)
Sonata op. Beethoven's 12 n ° 3, Caprice, after L’Etude en forme de valse by Saint-Saëns op. 52 No 6 by Ysae, Rhapsody No 1 by Bartók and the Sonata op. Strauss 18
Saturday, February 13th at 8 p.m.
Arabella Steinbacher (violin) and Robert Kulek (piano)
Four romantic pieces op. 75 by Dvořák, Sonata for violin and piano by Janáček, Sonata for violin and piano No. 3 by Brahms and Nocturne and Tarantella op. 28 by Szymanowski
Sunday, February 14th at 3 p.m.
Eva Zavaro (violin) and Tatiana Chernichka (piano)
Sonata for violin and piano by Franck, Souvenir d'un lieu cher, for violin and piano op. 42 "Meditation" by Tchaikovsky and Sonata for violin and piano n ° 2 by Ravel
Sunday, February 14th at 6 p.m.
Alena Baeva (violin) and Vadym Kholodenko (piano)
Sonata n ° 5 op. 24 3 "Spring" by Beethoven, Romances by Clara Schumann, Sonata F-A-E by Brahms, Poème op. 25 by Chausson, Love song by Suk and Carmen Fantaisie by Waxman.
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