Vocal Recitals at Théâtre des Champs Elysées
15 avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris
Capacity 1905 seats
Recommended for all ages
In Italian, French and German
Philippe Jaroussky, Emőke Baráth, Patricia Petibon and Jodie Devos are some of the artists who will be performing on the grandiose stage of the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. They will perform glorious arias from Italian operas and melodies of Debussy, Puccini, Bach and Poulenc for single dates.
In 2017, countertenor Philippe Jarrousky and Hungarian soprano Emőke Baráth recorded "La Storia Di Orfeo", exploring the myth of Orpheus through versions of the works of three composers: Monteverdi, Sartorio and Rossi. They come together at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées to breathe life into this wonderful repertoire.
The young Belgian coloratura soprano Jodie Devos will perform the most famous arias of Bach and Handel. Sonya Yancehva will play the works of the great composers of the early Baroque period, brilliantly performing the arias and melodies of Monteverdi, Caccini or Carissimi. Patricia Pétition, coloratura soprano, will present a magical program combining opera arias with jazz melodies, all with humor and elegance.
Friday March 5 at 8 p.m.
Jodie Devos (coloratura soprano)
Arias, Sinfonias and Sonata by Handel and Bach
Sunday May 2 at 8 p.m.
Les Grandes Voix, 1600 Summer Hits
Sonya Yoncheva (soprano)
17th century arias and melodies and traditional arias by Strozzi, Carissimi, Monteverdi, Sandrin, Caccini, Legrenzi, Caldara and Cesti
Sunday May 9 at 8 p.m.
Patricia Petibon (coloratura soprano)
Opera arias, melodies and songs by Mozart, Fauré, Debussy, Puccini, Poulenc, Piazzolla, Glanzberg, Churchill, Lennon, Bacri, Lockwood
Friday June 25 at 8 p.m.
La Storia di Orfeo
Philippe Jaroussky (countertenor) and Emőke Baráth (soprano)
Airs by Sartorio, Monteverdi, Marini and Rossi
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