Orchestras at Théâtre des Champs Elysées
15 avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris
Capacity 1905 seats
Between 1 hour 5 minutes and 1 hour 40 minutes
Recommended for all ages
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...
Under the batons of conductors François-Xavier Roth, Alessandra Vittini, Lorenzo Viotti, and Jakub Hrusa, prestigious European orchestras will unveil the beautiful scores of classical and more contemporary composers such as Gubaidulina, Weinberg, Webern, Schoenberg and many more... accompanied by exceptional soloists: Patricia Petibon (soprano), Hilary Hahn (violin), Matthias Goerne (baritone), Kirill Gerstein (piano), David Fray (piano). .. Come see these amazingly talented musicians on stage!
Friday 30 September at 8 p.m.
Les Siècles conducted by François-Xavier Roth
Stravinsky The Firebird
The Rite of Spring
Monday 3 October at 8 p.m.
With Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest conducted by Lahav Shani and Hilary Hahn (violin)
Widmann Con Brio
Dvořák Violin Concerto op. 53
Brahms Symphony No. 1 op. 68
Sunday 6 November at 8 p.m.
Les Siècles conducted by François-Xavier Roth, with Patricia Petibon (soprano)
Schoenberg Verklärte Nacht
Berg Sieben frühe Lieder
Mahler Symphony No. 1
Tuesday 22 November at 8 p.m.
With the Consuelo Orchestra conducted by Victor Julien-Laferrière (cello) and David Fray (piano)
Mozart Don Giovanni, overture K. 527
Tchaïkovsky 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 3 December 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 16 December at 8 p.m. and Saturday 17 December at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Radio Classique Christmas Concert
Participants and programme to be announced
Concert presented by Christian Morin
Tuesday 24 January at 8 p.m.
With the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Lorenzo Viotti and Matthias Goerne (baritone)
Brahms Symphony No. 2 op. 73
Saturday 25 March 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 14 May 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 30 June at 8 p.m. and Saturday 1 July 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
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées
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.
Handicap Accessible? Yes
Air conditioning? No
How to get to the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées?
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.