Piano Recitals at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

Piano Recitals Théâtre des Champs-Élysées
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

Until May 15, 2024

No dialogue

Location

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

Duration

1 h 30 min

No intermission


Details

Classical piano concerts

For all audiences

No dialogue


Highlights: Piano Recitals at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

The finest maestros of the piano, including Christian Blackshaw, Nikolaï Lugansky, Igor Levit, Francesco Piemontesi, Andreï Korobeinikov, Yundi Li, Rafal Blechacz, Nelson Goerner, Elena Bashkirova, David Fray, and Fazil Say, are poised to grace the sublime stage of the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées. Immerse your senses and indulge in the impeccable recitals from these exceptional talents, who will be playing the most beautiful works by Mozart, Schumann, Schubert, Mendelssohn, Chopin, Mahler, Brahms, and Liszt, amongst a host of history’s finest minds. Sensitivity, passion, and precision are to be expected as these musicians caress the keys in a series of sensational recitals. Each brings their unique style and personality… Discover them for yourself at the exquisite Théâtre des Champs-Élysées!

Story: Piano Recitals at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

The finest pianists of our generation will dazzle audiences with their incredible interpretations of the works of Chopin, Liszt, Mozart, Schumann... From the sensitivity of Schumann's works to the elegance and power of Beethoven, these recitals extend an invitation to embark on a musical journey like no other. Discover a world of passion through the piano concerts held at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées!

 

 

Concert Programme

 

Thursday, February 29th, 2024 at 8:00 p.m.
Piano concert with Igor Levit
Mahler: Adagio from Symphony n° 10 (arrangement for piano by Ronald Stevenson)
Brahms: Four Pieces for piano op. 119
Beethoven: Symphony n° 3 op. 55, Eroica (arrangement for piano by Franz Liszt)

 

Saturday, March 2nd, 2024 at 8:00 p.m.
Piano concert with Francesco Piemontesi
Debussy: Preludes, Book II
Beethoven: Sonata n° 30 op. 109, Sonata n° 21 op. 53 Waldstein

 

Wednesday, March 6th, 2024 at 8:00 p.m.
Piano concert with Seong-Jin Cho
Chopin: Polonaise op. 44
Ravel: Menuet sur le nom d'Haydn, Le Tombeau de Couperin (The Grave of Couperin)
Liszt: Les Années de pèlerinage (Years of Pilgrimage) - Second year, Italy

 

Wednesday, March 27th, 2024 at 8:00 p.m.
Piano concert with Nikolaï Lugansky
Mendelssohn: Songs Without Words (Lieder ohne Worte), op. 19 n°1, op. 38 n°6 "Duetto", op. 67 n°4 "Spinnenlied", op. 67 n°6 "Wiegenlied", op. 67 n°2, opus 85 n°4, op. 67 n° 2, op. 85 n° 4
Chopin: Ballade n° 3 op. 47, Nocturne op. 27 n° 2, Ballade n° 4 op. 52
Wagner-Lugansky: Twilight of the Gods (transcription for piano by Nikolaï Lugansky)
Wagner-Liszt: "Death of Isolde" Excerpt from Tristan and Isolde (transcription for piano S. 447)

 

Wednesday, April 10th, 2024 at 8:00 p.m.
Piano concert with Nobuyuki Tsujii
Bach: French Suite n° 5 BWV 816
Chopin: Impromptu n° 1 op. 29, Impromptu n° 2 op. 36, Impromptu n° 3 op. 51, Fantaisie-Impromptu op. 66
Debussy: Estampes (Prints)
Rachmaninov: Six moments musicaux op. 6

 

Friday, April 12th, 2024 at 8:00 p.m.
Piano concert with Andreï Korobeinikov
Beethoven: Fantasia op. 77, Rondo op. 129 Die Wut über den verlorenen Groschen
Schumann: Excerpts from Fantasiestücke op. 12, "Des Abends", "Aufschwung", "Warum", "In der Nacht"
Scriabin: Sonata n° 4
Messiaen: Excerpt from Vingt regards sur l'enfant-Jésus "The Kiss of the Infant Jesus"
Beethoven: Sonata n° 32 op. 111

 

Wednesday, April 24th, 2024 at 8:00 p.m.
Piano concert with Yoav Levanon
Chopin: Etudes excerpts from op. 25
Schumann: Symphonic Etudes op. 13
Liszt: Transcendental Etudes

 

Saturday, April 27th, 2024 at 8:00 p.m.
Piano concert with Yundi Li
Mozart: Sonata n° 11 K. 331, Sonata n° 8 K. 310, Fantasia n° 4 K. 475, Sonata n° 14 K. 457

 

Monday, May 6th, 2024 at 8:00 p.m.
Piano concert with Rafał Blechacz
Chopin recital (programme to be announced)

 

Monday, May 13th, 2024 at 8:00 p.m.
Piano concert with Elena Bashkirova
Mozart: Sonata n° 16 K. 545, Sonata n° 10 K. 330, Fantasia n° 3 K. 397, Rondo n° 1 K. 485, Sonata n° 20 K. 498a, Eight Variations K. 460

 

Wednesday, May 15th, 2024 at 8:00 p.m.
Piano concert with Fazıl Say
Mozart: Sonata n° 11 K. 331
Say: À la carte
Beethoven: Sonata n° 23 op. 57 Appassionata
Bach-Liszt: Prelude and Fugue in A minor BWV 543

 

Saturday, June 1st, 2024 at 8:00 p.m.
Piano concert with David Fray
Schubert: Four Impromptus D. 935 op. posth. 142
Schumann: Kreisleriana op. 16

 

Monday, June 24th, 2024 at 8:00 p.m.
Piano concert with Nelson Goerner
Handel: Chaconne HWV 435
Schumann: Davidsbündlertänze op. 6
Rachmaninov: Preludes op. 23 and op. 32
Balakirev: Islamey: Oriental Fantasia

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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. 

 

Quick facts:

Capacity: 1,905

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Air conditioning: No

FAQ

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 taking the RER 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 should I do when I arrive at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées?

We recommend that you arrive at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées at least 15 minutes before the start of the show.
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 pictures during the piano recitals 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 lovely Parisian evening!

How long does the piano recitals at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées last?

Piano recitals at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées last for approximately an hour and 30 minutes, with no intermission.

Is there a dress code at 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 piano recitals at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées for an international audience or French speakers?

Both of them! Music is a universal language and therefore the piano concerts at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées are accessible to speakers of any language!

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

Tips are not accepted at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées.

If I'm late, will I still be allowed into the piano recitals at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées?

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.