Piano Recitals at Théâtre des Champs Elysées
15 avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris
Capacity 1905 seats
1 hour 15 minutes
Recommended for all ages
Famous piano players such as Elisabeth Leonskaja, David Fray, Christian Zacharias and Valentina Lisitsa will meet on the stage of the legendary Théâtre des Champs-Élysées to immerse you into the world of classical music. You will hear masterpieces from well-known composers such as Mozart, Schubert, Rachmaninov and Beethoven.
The greatest pianists of our time will meet on the stage of the legendary Théâtre des Champs-Élysées to amaze spectators with their incredible interpretations of remarkable sonatas by Mozart, Berg, Brahms, Haydn, Schubert, Chopin, Beethoven, Prokofiev and Rachmaninov. You will experience elegance and sensitivity of a classical music sound. Those recitals are perfect opportunity to spend an incredible Parisian evening.
Tuesday, May 31st at 8 pm
Denis Matsuev (piano)
Piano Sonata Hob. XVI/52 by Haydn, Piano Sonata in A minor, D 784 by Schubert, Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52 by Chopin, Petrushka by Stravinsky
Wednesday, June 15th at 8 p.m.
Bertrand Chamayou (piano)
Vingt Regards sur l’Enfant-Jésus de Messiaen
Thursday, June 23rd at 8 p.m.
David Fray (piano)
Wanderer-Fantasie Op. 15, D. 760 and Piano Sonata No. 21 in B-flat major, D. 960 by Schubert
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 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.
Capacity: 1, 905
Handicap Accessible? Yes
Air conditioning? No