Guest Orchestras at Théâtre des Champs Elysées

Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

Until July 1, 2023

No dialogue


Théâtre des Champs-Élysées
15 avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris
Capacity 1905 seats


Between 1h30 and 2h

With intermission



For all audiences

No dialogue


Internationally renowned orchestras, including Les Siècles, the Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, and the Wiener Philharmoniker will shine on the stage of the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées for a series of unique concerts. They will perform the greatest works of the symphonic repertoire by Stravinsky, Roussel, Lalo, Dvořák, Mozart, Weinberg, Schumann, and many more... 


Wielding the baton, conductors François-Xavier Roth, Alessandra Vittini, Lorenzo Viotti, and Jakub Hrusa will unveil the beautiful scores of classical and more contemporary composers such as Gubaidulina, Weinberg, Webern, Schoenberg and many more... Prestigious European orchestras will be accompanied by exceptional soloists such as Patricia Petibon (soprano), Hilary Hahn (violin), Matthias Goerne (baritone), Kirill Gerstein (piano), David Fray (piano). Come see these amazingly talented musicians on stage!


Concert programme


Tuesday, November 22nd, 2022 at 8 p.m.

With the Consuelo Orchestra conducted by Victor Julien-Laferrière (cello) and David Fray (piano)

Mozart: Don Giovanni, overture K. 527

Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme for Cello and Orchestra Op. 33

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 Op. 73 “The Emperor”

Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 Op. 25 “Classical”


Saturday, December 3rd, 2022 at 8 p.m.

With the New International Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Alessandra Vittini

Beethoven: Egmont, Overture Op. 84

Schubert: Symphony No. 8 D. 759 “Unfinished”

Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 Op. 67 “Of Destiny” 


Friday, December 16th at 8 p.m. and Saturday, December 17th, 2022 at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Radio Classique Christmas Concert

Participants and programme to be announced

Concert presented by Christian Morin


Tuesday, January 24th, 2023 at 8 p.m.

With the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Lorenzo Viotti and Matthias Goerne (baritone) 

Webern: Passacaglia 

Mahler: Rückert-Lieder 

Brahms: Symphony No. 2 Op. 73 


Saturday, March 25th, 2023 at 8p.m.

With the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra conducted by Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla and Kirill Gerstein (piano)

Weinberg Sinfonietta No. 1 

Schumann: Piano Concerto Op. 54 

                  Symphony No. 1 Op. 38 “Spring” 


Sunday, May 14th, 2023 at 8 p.m.

With the Vienna Philharmonic conducted by Jakub Hrůša

Janáček: Žárlivost (Jealousy), symphonic prelude by Jenůfa

Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet (excerpts)

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5


Friday, June 30th at 8 p.m. and Saturday, July 1st, 2023 at 8 p.m.

Grand Concert Radio Classique

Orchestre national d’Île-de-France

Soloists and programme to be announced

Concert presented by Jean-Michel Dhuez


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Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

15 avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris

History and Fun Facts about the 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 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. 


Quick facts:

Capacity: 1,905

Handicap Accessible? Yes

Air conditioning? No


How to get to the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées?

The Champs-Élysées theater is accessible by metro line 9 at Alma-Marceau station and metro line 1 at Franklin-Roosevelt station. The Theater is also accessible by RER C at Pont de l'Alma station. The Theater is accessible by bus via lines 42, 63, 72, 80 and 92. Our customer service is available in case of difficulty from 10 am to 7 pm, Monday to Friday. For more information, please see the map above.

What should I do when I arrive at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées?

We recommend that you arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of the show. Show your ticket at reception and the staff will take care of you.

Can I take pictures during the concerts?

In order not to disturb the artists and for the comfort of other spectators, it is forbidden to take pictures during the performance. However, you can take photos of the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées before and after the performance, as a souvenir of your gorgeous Parisian evening!

Is it mandatory to tip a usher at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées ?

Each spectator is greeted in the hall by an usher who will lead them to the seat. According to custom at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, ushers may request a tip which you may grant if you wish. It is by no means mandatory.

Is there a dress code at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées ?

No, there is no specific dress code, however, proper attire is always appreciated.

Covid-19 Information

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