Vocal Recitals at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

Vocal Recitals at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

Until June 28, 2025

No dialogue


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


1 hour

No intermission


Classical concert

For all audiences

Songs in Italian, French and German

Highlights: Vocal Recitals at Théâtre des Champs Elysées

Adriana González, Freddie de Tommaso, Philippe Jaroussky, Jakub Józef Orlinski, Pretty Yende, Patricia Petibon: these are just some of the artists who will be performing on the grand stage of the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. They will be performing dazzling arias by Puccini, Leoncavallo, Verdi, Cilea, Haydn, Mozart, Schubert, Hahn, Fauré, lieder and mélodies, opera arias and ensembles... From a French countertenor to a South African soprano, all the voices will be taking on the masterpieces of well-known and lesser-known composers. Vocal pyrotechnics guaranteed!


Do you prefer tenors, sopranos, basses, or mezzo-sopranos? At the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, there's something for everyone. Recital after recital, they never the same! In this internationally known red and gold auditorium, you can enjoy the velvet voice of an incredible French countertenor in scores by Haydn, Mozart or Schubert, an exquisitely talented soprano in arias from The Wizard of Oz, My Funny Valentine or Patricia Petibon in French arias from Ciboulette or La Grande Duchesse de Gérolstein... This is just a foretaste of these magnificent recitals that are to come. The list is not exhaustive… Take a look at the programme!


Monday, October 7th, 2024 at 8:00 p.m.
With Adriana González (soprano), Freddie De Tommaso (tenor), the Orchestre de l'Opéra de Toulon conducted by Victorien Vanoosten
Puccini: "Recondita armonia", excerpt from Tosca
Cilea: "Io son l'umile ancella", "L'anima ho stanca", excerpts from Adriana Lecouvreur
Puccini: "Un bel di vedremo", excerpt from Madame Butterfly
Ponchielli: "Cielo e mar", excerpt from La Gioconda
Verdi: "Già nella notte densa", excerpt from Otello
Charpentier: "Depuis le jour", from Louise
and other famous arias


Saturday, November 9th, 2024 at 8:00 p.m.
With Philippe Jaroussky (countertenor) and Jérôme Ducros (piano)
"Lieders from Haydn, Mozart and Schubert and Mélodies by Hahn, Fauré and Debussy. "


Monday, February 10th, 2025 at 8:00 p.m.
With Jakub Józef Orliński (countertenor) and Michał Biel (piano)
Lieders and songs


Monday, February 17th, 2025 at 8:00 p.m.
Concert Voix Nouvelles Competition Performance
With Héloïse Poulet (soprano), Emy Gazeilles (soprano), Livia Louis-Joseph-Dogué (soprano), Juliette Mey (mezzo-soprano), Lotte Verstaen (mezzo-soprano), Léo Vermot-Desroches (tenor) and Rodolphe Lospied (piano)
Opera arias and ensembles by the winners of the Voix Nouvelles 2023 Competition


Sunday, June 8th, 2025 at 8:00 p.m.
With Pretty Yende (soprano), the Orchestre national d'Ile-de-France conducted by Giacomo Sagripanti
Arias from Magicien d'Oz, My Funny Valentine, Cats, Breakfast at Tiffany's, The Way We Were...


Monday, June 23rd, 2025 at 7:30 p.m.
With Philippe Jaroussky (countertenor) and his guests and the Ensemble Artaserse
An evening of music and friendship to celebrate twenty-five years of Philippe Jaroussky's career


Saturday, June 28th, 2025 at 8:00 p.m.
With Patricia Petibon (soprano), Olivier Py (vocals), Jean-Sébastien Bou (baritone), the Orchestre national d'Ile-de-France and Laurent Campellone (conductor)
Songs from La Grande Duchesse de Gérolstein, Ciboulette
And French songs


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Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

15 avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris

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 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 Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in the 8th arrondissement of Paris?

The Théâtre des Champs-Élysées is accessible by:
Metro: Line 1 (station Franklin D. Roosevelt), line 9 (station Franklin D. Roosevelt and Alma Marceau)
RER: Line C (station Pont de l’Alma)
Address: 15 avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris
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?

We invite you to arrive 20 minutes before the beginning of the vocal recitals, and present your voucher at the front desk. Théâtre des Champs-Élysées’s English-speaking staff members will guide you to your seats.
The auditorium doors close as soon as the vocal recital begin. The first latecomers are placed in late boxes with a limited number of seats.
Those who arrive later will have to wait for the interval (if there is one), watching the broadcast of the performance on screens located around the perimeter of the Orchestra, in order to get back to their seats.

How long do the vocal recitals last?

The vocal recitals at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées last approximately 1 hour, with no intermission.

Are the vocal recitals for an international audience or for French speakers?

These vocal recitals are for everyone, even if the arias are sung in French. They are designed to showcase the voice and often feature famous arias. Therefore, the vocal recitals are for anyone who wishes to enjoy a fabulous evening at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées.

Can I choose my seat when booking?

No, unfortunately, it is not possible to choose your seat when booking for Vocal Recitals. However, you can choose the category, and we will allocate you the best seats in the chosen category!
Please note that 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.
You can find the seating plan in the theatre’s "photo" section on this page.
If there are no available adjacent seating arrangements, our customer service team will contact you before the booking is confirmed.

Is there a dress code at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées?

There is no specific dress code at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, but proper attire is appreciated. Many Parisians will arrive directly from work, dressed in business casual or chic attire.