Piano Recitals at the Philharmonie de Paris

Philharmonie de Paris

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Philharmonie de Paris
221 avenue Jean Jaurès, 75019 Paris
Capacity 2400 seats


Approximately 1 hour

With intermission



For all audiences

No dialogue

Highlights: Piano Recitals at the Philharmonie de Paris

The grand piano is sitting there on stage, glowing under the spotlights, imposing in size, and all are sitting in silence. The lights go out in the large Pierre Boulez hall of the Philharmonie de Paris. Then each pianist enters the stage with their own personality, confident, charismatic, and waiting to introduce you to their art: Piotr Anderszewski, Maria João Pires, Sir András Schiff, Rafał Blechacz, Maurizio Pollini, Lucas Debargue, Alexandre Tharaud, Arcadi Volodos. Serenely, they adjust their seats in front of the keyboard. Craving the expectations of the audience, the magic begins. Without a single sheet of music for reference, the artists engulf their eager listeners in glorious notes, all while sitting in the large, sophisticated yellow and black hall called the Philharmonie de Paris.



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Story: Piano Recitals at the Philharmonie de Paris

The scores of Bach, Schubert, Mozart, Beethoven, Grieg, Debussy, Scriabin, and Schumann will not unfold over the keyboard. Only the supple and agile fingers of internationally renowned pianists will graze the keyboard of the Philharmonie de Paris. The hall, with its impressive acoustics, lends itself to all pianissimi. From their confidence and ease on this massive instrument, you will understand that each note has been engraved in the minds and hearts of each of these pianists. Book your tickets now to enjoy these strings of notes in an absolutely grandiose yet intimate hall.


Want a little more than just a ticket to the show? To make your experience unforgettable, you can choose one of these special offers when you make your reservation:



Premium Options & Experiences

Want a little more than just a ticket to the show? To make your experience unforgettable, you can choose one of these special offers when you make your reservation:


OPTION: Champagne + Show

This option allows you to pick up your tickets at a dedicated counter where you will be given the concert tickets with the coupon for the glass of champagne and the program of the evening. You are placed in the first category in the first rows of the floor. 


OPTION : Bar + Show package

This option allows you to take your seats at the dedicated counter where you will be given the concert tickets. A dedicated usher will accompany you to your seats. At intermission, the usher will pick you up at your seats and accompany you to the Salon Ouest, in the Friends of the Philharmonie area, where a glass of champagne and petits-fours await you. After intermission, the usher will take you back to your seats where you can enjoy the second half of the concert. 


Concert programme



Thursday, June 22nd, 2023 at 8:00 p.m.

Arcadi Volodos

Works by Robert Schumann and Alexander Scriabin


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Philharmonie de Paris

221 avenue Jean Jaurès, 75019 Paris

Philharmonie de Paris

If Paris were to be defined in terms of monuments, we would include the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre Pyramid, the Opéra Garnier, and the Opéra Bastille to name a few.. But from this list the Philharmonie de Paris is surely missing! This impressive monument, inaugurated on January 15th, 2015, is dedicated to symphonic music, chamber music, jazz and world music. Composed of over 340,000 aluminum shiny plates, its impressive facade of the Philharmonie de Paris has become a famous landmark of north-eastern Paris.


All types of music can be found at the Philharmonie de Paris. This venue hosts orchestras such as the Orchestre de Paris, Les Arts Florissants, the Orchestre de Chambre de Paris, the Orchestre national d’Île-de-France and welcomes major international orchestras, conductors, and musicians who make their difficult scores look easy as they perform them for 2,400 astonished spectators. The acoustic excellence of the Grande Salle Pierre Boulez, entrusted to New Zealand’s Sir Harold Marshall and Japan’s Yasuhisa Toyota, creates particularly favorable conditions for listening to pianissimo, pizzicato, or even delicate harp chords.


The soft colors of the blond wood featured in the hall paired with the balconies, which seem to loom weightless, create a real sense of intimacy, especially since the distance between the conductor and the closest listener is a mere 32 meters! A hall that holds a sense of esteemed intimacy despite its size, and with an international and varied programme... You must experience it for yourself first-hand!

Fast facts
Capacity: 2400
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Air conditioning: Yes
Heating: Yes
Coat Check: Yes (free service)


How do I get to the Philharmonie de Paris?

The Philharmonie de Paris is accessible by:
Metro lines: You can take line 5 to Porte de Pantin or line T3b of the tramway.
Bus lines: You can take the bus to the Porte de Pantin stop served by lines 75 and 151.
Our customer service can be reached in case of difficulty from 10 am to 7 pm, Monday to Friday. For more information, please consult the map above.

What do I do when I get to the Philharmonie de Paris?

We recommend that you arrive 30 minutes before the start of the show and present yourself at the “Invitation” desk on the left as you enter Hall 3. The bilingual staff of the Philharmonie de Paris will take you to your seats. In case of delay, they will be able to collect your ticket but access to the hall will be either on a forté, between two pieces or at the intermission.

What do I get with a Prestige ticket?

The Prestige ticket includes placement in the Prestige category, delivery of a programme on arrival, access to a dedicated reception desk, provision of reception staff for arrival, orientation and screening at reception.

Where will I be seated in the Philharmonie de Paris?

The seats will be in the 1st category in the parterre (left side, right side or center), between rows D and L in general (but there may be exceptions) or at the first balcony level.

Does the Philharmonie have a specific dress code?

For Parisians venues, the dress code tends to be a bit fancier than in other venues, so feel free to have a little fun and dress to impress. Many Parisians will arrive directly from work, dressed in casual chic attire. Generally, elegant casual wear is required, jackets are recommended for men. Shorts, bermuda shorts, flip-flops, sportswear and trainers are discouraged.

Can I take photos during the performance?

In order not to disturb the artists on stage, and for the comfort of other guests, it is not permitted to photograph, film, or record the performance for the duration of the show. As long as the performance is not currently in session, feel free to take a snapshot of the Philharmonie de Paris to remember your night out!

Is tipping customary?

At the Philharmonie de Paris, tipping is not allowed.

I bought premium tickets for the Piano Recitals at the Philharmonie de Paris and I haven’t received them yet. Is this normal?

Yes, it’s completely normal! Your order will first be created as a pre-booking so that the Philharmonie de Paris can assign your seat. You may see a pre-payment on your card, but rest assured that we will not charge your card until your reservation has been validated by the Philharmonie de Paris. Once the reservation is validated, you will receive your ticket by e-mail.
Due to the large number of requests that the Philharmonie de Paris has to manage, this process usually takes two days, but can take up to six days maximum. After six days if your order has not been validated, it will be canceled, the pre-charge will disappear, and you will not be charged.