Guest Orchestras at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

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


Between 1 h 30 min and 2 hours

With intermission


Orchestral Concerts

For all audiences

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Highlights: Guest Orchestras at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

Internationally renowned orchestras, such as Les Siècles, the Wiener Philharmoniker the Staatskapelle Dresden, and the Ensemble Consuelo will grace the stage of the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in a series of unique concerts. They will revisit the greatest works of the symphonic repertoire featuring compositions by Mozart, Brahms, Dvořák, Reger, Mahler, Ravel, Weber, Wagner, Strauss, and more.

Story: Guest Orchestras at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

Guided by the batons of esteemed conductors such as François-Xavier Roth, Victor Julien-Laferrière, Jakub Hrusa, and Christian Thielemann, distinguished European orchestras will unveil sumptuous scores by classical and contemporary maestros, including Weber, Wagner, Strauss, Berg, Nante, and Schoenberg. They will be accompanied by exceptional soloists such as Igor Lewit (piano), Chouchane Siranossian (violin), Marie-Nicole Lemieux (contralto), Anfrew Staples (tenor), Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano), Renaud Capuçon (violin), Isabelle Druet (mezzo-soprano), and more... Anticipate nothing less than excellence on the stage of the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées!


Concert programme

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2023 at 8:00 p.m.
Ravel and Spain
With the Orchestra Les Siècles, conducted by François-Xavier Roth, with Isabelle Druet (mezzo-soprano), Julien Behr (tenor), Loïc Félix (tenor), Thomas Dolié (baritone), and Jean Teitgen (bass)
Ravel: Alborada del gracioso, Rhapsodie espagnole, Boléro, L’Heure espagnole


Friday, May 24th, 2024 at 8:00 p.m.
With the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden, conducted by Marie Jacquot
Strauss: Don Juan & Till Eulenspiegel
Brahms: Symphony n°4


Art nouveau gem
One of our favorite concert hall is this theatre. Simple beautiful. Real Art Noveuax, not only the decoration but the whole theatre. This time we had the Phildelphia Symphoncs with Nézet-Seguin. Excellent concert, with an excellent orchestra and an excellent conductor.
"The setting, the welcome, the music, the singers, the orchestra: a unique show with a unique cast. Bravo and thank you for this heavenly moment."

Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

15 avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris

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. 

Fast facts
Capacity: 1,905
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Air conditioning: No
Heating: Yes
Coat Check: Yes (paid service)


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?

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 start of the concert. The theatre 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.

Can I take photos during the Guest Orchestras Concerts at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées?

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 the show. However, you can take photos of the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées before and after the performance, as a souvenir of your gorgeous Parisian evening!

How long do the Guest Orchestras Concerts last?

The Guest Orchestras Concerts range between 1 hour et 30 minutes and 2 hours, with no 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.

Are the Guest Orchestras Concerts for an international audience or French speakers?

Both of them! Music is a universal language and therefore is accessible to anyone around the world!

Is there a coat check available at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées?

Théâtre des Champs-Élysées has two cloakrooms located on both the Orchestra level floor and the First Balcony floor. There is a €2 charge for this service. 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.