Oratorios at Théâtre des Champs Elysées

oratorios theatre champs elysees paris
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

Until June 18, 2021

No dialogue


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


From 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours 45 minutes


Recommended for all ages
No dialogue, or in German subtitled in English and French


Orchestras and ensembles from all over the world are bringing elegance and virtuosity of music to the splendid Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. You will have a chance to hear the most beautiful oratorios and operas in concert version which were created during the period between the 17th century and the present day. Famous works will be performed including the German Requiem by Brahms, the Stabat Mater by Pergolesi as well as Te Deum by Charpentier and the opera Capriccio by Richard Strauss. Treat yourself with an amazing evening surrounded by the pleasurable sound.


This oratorios series will bring back to life the magnificent works of well-known composers such as Bach and Brahms. Talented musicians including Matthias Goerne, Emőke Baráth and Mark Padmore will play music under the lead of famous conductors such as Christian Thielemann, Emmannuelle Haïm or Jean-Christophe Spinosi. The exquisite sound of classical music will sublime the hall of the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées and grant you with an exceptional musical moment.


Concert Program


Friday April 2, 2021 at 8 p.m.
Coronation Mass by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
In the first part of the program: Symphony n ° 82 "The Bear" by Haydn, Introduction of Miserere by Zelenka, Ave verum corpus K. 618 by Mozart


Monday 3 May, 2021 at 8 p.m.
Magnificat of Johann Sebastian Bach
In the first part of the program: Bach, Handel, Vivaldi Extracts of vocal pieces by young singers and breakdancers participating in the program "Mozart in the 6T"


Tuesday May 11, 2021 7:30 p.m.
Capriccio by Richard Strauss
Opera sung in German, subtitled in French and English


Friday June 18, 2021 at 8 p.m.
Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Mass for the coronation of Napoleon - Giovanni Paisiello


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Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

15 avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris

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. 


Fun facts:

Capacity: 1, 905

Handicap Accessible? Yes

Air conditioning? No


How to get to the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées?

The Champs-Elysées 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 there?

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 performance?

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-Elysées before and after the performance, as a souvenir of your gorgeous Parisian evening!

Is it mandatory to tip an usher?

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-Elysées, ushers may request a tip which you may grant if you wish. It is by no means mandatory.

Is there a dress code?

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