Sunday Morning Concert Series at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

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Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

Until June 29, 2025

No dialogue


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


1 hour

Without intermission


Classical concert

For all ages, free for ages 9 and under

No dialogue

Highlights: Sunday Morning Concert Series at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

The Théâtre des Champs-Élysées welcomes artists from all over the world for magnificent classical music concerts. Whether solo, duo, trio or quartet, talented musicians will fill the sublime hall with the tunes of Brahms, Grieg, Fauré, Ravel, Delibes, Chausson, Rimski-Korsakov, Beethoven, Galliano, Legrand, Piazzolla, Mozart, Smetana, Shostakovich, and many others for unique one-hour concerts.


Le Chœur et les solistes de la Maîtrise de Notre-Dame-de-Paris, soprano Nathalie Dessay, pianists Shani Diluka, Alexandra Dovgan, and Benjamin Grosvenor, violinist Félicien Brut, alto Tabea Zimmermann, flautist Emmanuel Pahud, harpsichordist Benjamin Alard, the Quatuor de Jérusalem, the Quatuor Ebène…
Many of the musicians performing at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées will be speaking the same universal language: that of music. The Sunday concerts at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées offers a wonderful opportunity to discover the artists who are shaping the world of classical music of today and tomorrow.


What a wonderful way to start your Sunday morning!

Concert Programme

Sunday, September 29th, 2024 at 11:00 a.m.
With Claire Désert (piano), Tanguy de Williencourt (piano), le Chœur et les solistes de la Maîtrise Notre-Dame de Paris sous la direction d'Henri Chalet
Brahms: A German Requiem


Sunday October 6th, 2024 at 11:00 a.m.
With Natalie Dessay (soprano), Shani Diluka (piano) and Johnny Rasse (bird singer)
Grieg: Lyrical pieces for piano (Birds: nightingale, blackbird, great crested kinglet, swift chicken, herring gull)
Fauré, Ravel, Delibes, Chausson: Mélodies for soprano and piano (Birds: turtle dove, wood pigeon, oystercatcher, curlew, whimbrel, redshank, griffon vulture)
Debussy: Clair de lune, Estampes for piano (Birds: song thrush, robin, goldfinch, tawny owl)
Rimsky-Korsakov, Berg, Villa-Lobos, Arden: Twentieth-century melodies for soprano and piano and other bird songs (Birds: red kite, common buzzard, loon, grey heron, tree chaffinch)


Sunday, October 13th, 2024 at 11:00 a.m.
With Alexandra Dovgan (piano)
Beethoven: Sonata no. 31, op. 110
Schumann : Sonata no. 2, op. 22


Sunday, October 20th, 2024 at 11:00 a.m.
With Tabea Zimmermann (viola) and the Belcea Quartet
Mozart: String Quintet no. 2 K. 406, String Quintet no. 3 K. 515


Sunday, November 10th, 2024 at 11:00 a.m.
With Félicien Brut (accordion) and the Orchestre à cordes de la Garde républicaine
Galliano: The Little French Suite
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody no. 2 (arrangement for solo accordion by Cyrille Lehn)
Legrand: arrangement for solo accordion by Eugeny Derbenko on the theme of The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
Piazzolla: Michelangelo 70, Oblivion
And other pieces


Sunday, November 17th, 2024 at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
The Magic Flute in music and mimodrama
With Lionel Ménard (stage direction), Vanessa Vérillon (set design), Sigrid Herfurth, Hanna Hamburger (sets, costumes, props), Pit Ballini (lighting), the Quatuor Zaïde and Bodecker et Neander (mime company)
Mozart: The Magic Flute (Concert version with string quartet and mime company)


Sunday 24 November 2024 at 11:00 a.m.
With the Trio Wanderer
Beethoven: Trio for piano, violin and cello no. 7, op. 97 "The Archduke"
Smetana: Trio for piano, violin and cello, op. 15


Sunday, December 1st, 2024 at 11:00 a.m.
With Emmanuel Pahud (flute) and Benjamin Alard (harpsichord)
Couperin: Deuxième Concert Royal for flute and harpsichord
Bach: Sonata for flute and harpsichord, BWV 1020 (attributed to C. P. E. Bach)
Marais : Les Folies d’Espagne
Leclair: Sonate no. 2, op. 1 for flute and continuo
Couperin: Prelude no. 5, excerpt from The Art of Playing the Harpsichord


Sunday, December 8th, 2024 at 11:00 a.m.
With the Jerusalem Quartet
Haydn: Quartet no. 1, op. 50, Hob.III:44 "Prussian Quartet"
Mozart: "Dissonance" Quartet no. 19 K. 465
Shostakovich: Quartet no. 12, op. 133


Sunday, December 15th, 2024 at 11:00 a.m.
With the Quatuor Ebène, Mathieu Herzog (viola) and Bruno Delepelaire (cello)
Strauss: Sextet for two violins, two violas and two cellos - Prelude from Capriccio
Schubert: String quintet for two cellos D. 956, op. posth. 163


Sunday, January, 12th, 2025 at 11:00 a.m.
With Victor Julien-Laferrière (cello) and Jonathan Fournel (piano)
Mendelssohn: Sonata for cello and piano no. 1, op. 45
Kodály: Sonata for cello and piano, op. 4
Brahms: Sonata for cello and piano no. 4, op. 99


Sunday, February 2nd, 2025 at 11:00 am
With Raphaëlle Moreau (violin), Raphaël Sévère (clarinet), Edgar Moreau (cello) and David Kadouch (piano)
Beethoven: "Gassenhauer" Trio for piano, violin and cello no. 4, op. 11
Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time


Sunday, February 9th, 2025 at 11:00 a.m.
With Benjamin Grovesnor (piano)
Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition


Sunday, March 16th, 2025 at 11:00 a.m.
With the Modigliani Quartet
Ravel: String Quartet
Beethoven: String Quartet nos. 2 ("Razumovsky") and 8, op. 59


Sunday, March 23rd, 2025 at 11:00 a.m.
With Anne Queffélec (piano) and Gaspard Dehaene (piano)
Mozart: Sonata no. 13 K. 333
Schubert-Liszt: Four Lieder for piano
Scriabin: Fantasy for piano, op. 28
Schubert: Andantino varié for piano four hands no. 1 D. 823, op. 84, Rondo for piano four hands D. 951, op. 107


Sunday, March 30th, 2025 at 11:00 a.m.
With Liya Petrova (violin) and Adam Laloum (piano)
Debussy: Sonata for violin and piano L. 140
Respighi: Sonata for violin and piano, op. 110
Strauss: Sonata for violin and piano, op. 18


Sunday, April 6th, 2025 at 11:00 a.m.
With Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano) and Mathieu Amalric (narrator)
Ravel: Through his letters and writings, his portrait illuminated by musical excerpts from Mirrors, Gaspard de la nuit, The Grave of Couperin


Sunday, April 13th, 2025 at 11:00 a.m.
With Justin Taylor (Pianino and Concert Grand Pleyel)
Chopin: Prelude, op. 28, Prelude, op. 45, Nocturnes no. 1 and 2, op. 9, Mazurka no. 4, op. 17, Étude no. 1, op. 25


Sunday, June 29th, 2025 at 11:00 a.m.
Carte blanche with Bertrand Chamayou
With Bertand Chamayou (piano) and friends
Surprise programme put together by the artist and his friends to celebrate his birthday


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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 Sunday Morning Concerts at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, 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 performance begins. 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 Sunday Morning Concerts at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées last?

The Sunday Morning Concerts at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées last approximately 1 hour, with no intermission.

Are the Sunday Morning Concerts for an international audience or French speakers?

Both! The Théâtre des Champs-Élysées welcomes audiences from all over the world! Music is a universal language, therefore the Sunday Morning Concerts at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées are accessible to anyone from any corner of the world.

Can I choose my seat when booking?

Seating for the Sunday Morning Concerts at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées are on a first-come first-served basis, therefore, you can seat where you want.

Do I need to reserve seats for children under 9 years old?

It is not necessary to reserve places for children under 9 years old. As long as you provide proper documentation, tickets for children under 9 are free and will be given to you when you collect your tickets from reception with your child(ren).

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.