Théâtre des Champs Elysées Sunday Morning Concert Series

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Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

Until April 10, 2022

No dialogue

Location

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

Duration

1 hour

Without intermission


Details

Classical concert
Recommended for all ages
No dialogue


Highlights

The Théâtre des Champs-Elysées welcomes artists from all over the world for magnificent classical music solos and quartets concerts. Talented musicians will play wonderful music of the most famous composers including Beethoven, Debussy, Fauré, Poulenc and Brahms. This concert series is a great opportunity to spend a marvelous Parisian Sunday.

Story

Numerous international musicians will come to Paris for a classical music concert series at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. Ambitious musical talents from countries such as Iceland, France, Norway, and Russia will play masterpieces of famous composers including Beethoven, Mozart, Debussy, Fauré, Poulenc and Brahms. This glorious concert series is a wonderful opportunity to discover the artists who are shaping the world of classical music now and will continue to do so in the future.

 

You may find the full concert program below.

 

Concert Program

Sunday, October 3rd at 11 a.m.
Adam Laloum (piano)
Four impromptus, D. 835 (Op. posth. 142) by Schubert and Sonata n°3 op. 5 by Brahms

 

Sunday, October 10th at 11 a.m.
Alex Potter (countertenor), Les Ambassadeurs – La Grande Ecurie (orchestra), Alexis Kossenko (flute and conducting)
Brandenburg Concerts No. 4 BWV 1049 and n° 5 BWV 1050 by Bach, Nisi Dominus RV 608 by Vivaldi, « Sol da te mio dolce amore », aria from Orlando furioso RV 728 by Vivaldi

 

Sunday, October 17th at 11 a.m.
Tanguy de Williencourt (piano)
Schwanengesang (Swan Song) D. 957 by Schubert and transcribed by Liszt

 

Sunday, November 7th at 11 a.m.
Edgar Moreau (cello), Tchalik Quartet
Cello Suite No. 3 in C major, BWV 1009 by Bach, String Quintet in C major, op. posth. 163, D. 956 by Schubert

 

Sunday, November 14th at 11 a.m.
Shani Diluka (piano), Pierre Fouchenneret (violon) Natalie Dessay (soprano and narration)
Fauré, Gluck, Wagner, Fauré, Debussy,…

 

Sunday, November 21st at 11 a.m.
Trio Wanderer
Piano Trio in B-flat major, Op. 11 "Gassenhauer Trio" by Beethoven, Piano Trio No. 4 Op. 100, D. 929 by Schubert

 

Sunday, November 28th at 11 a.m.
Evgeni Koroliov (piano)
Drei Klavierstücke, D.946 and Sonata No. 19 D. 958 by Schubert

 

Sunday, December 5th at 11 a.m.
Fazıl Say (piano), Friedemann Eichhorn (violon)
Violon and piano Sonata No. 2 op. 82 and Kaz Dağları-Mount Ida by Say, Sonata F-A-E by Brahms-Dietrich-Schumann, Violon Sonata No. 1 by Schumann, Prelude and The Death of Isolde by Wagner (piano transcription by Say)

 

Sunday, January 9th at 11 a.m.
Victor Julien-Laferrière (cello) and Alexandre Kantorow (piano)
Cello Sonata No. 2 in F major, Op. 123 by Saint-Saëns
Sonata in A major for Violin and Piano by Franck (transcription for cello and piano)

 

Sunday, January 16th at 11 a.m.
Trio Busch
Piano Trio No. 1 in B-flat major for piano, violin and cello, D. 898 by Schubert, Piano Trio No. 4 in E minor, Op 90 « Dumky » by Dvořák

 

Sunday, January 30th at 11 a.m.
Fazıl Say (piano)
Goldberg Variations by Johann Sebastian Bach

 

Sunday, February 6th at 11 p.m.

Martin Helmchen (piano)
Partita No. 3 in A minor, BWV 827 by Bach, Sonata No. 20 in A major D. 959 by Schubert

 

Sunday, February 13th at 11 p.m.

Justin Taylor (fortepiano) and Ensemble Le Consort

Piano Concerto No. 14, K. 449, Quartet No. 11 K. 171 and Piano Concerto No. 12, K. 414 by Mozart 

 

Sunday, February 17th at 11 p.m.

Anne Queffélec (piano)

Piano Sonata No. 21, D. 960 by Schubert and Piano Sonata No. 32, Op. 111 by Beethoven

 

Sunday, March 6th at 11 p.m.

Alexandra Dovgan (piano)

Faschingsschwank aus Wien (Carnival Scenes from Vienna), Op. 26 by Schumann and Four Ballades, Op. 23, 38, 47 and 52 by Chopin

 

Sunday, March 13th at 11 p.m.

Tetzlaff Quartet

Quartet No. 35, Op. 20, No. 5 Hob. III:35 by Haydn and Quartet No. 14, Op. 131 by Beethoven 

 

Sunday, March 20th at 11 p.m.

Thibault Cauvin (guitare)

Sonatas K. 1, K. 208, K. 322 by Scarlatti, Mallorca, Cádiz by Albéniz, La Milonga del Angel, La Muerte del Angel by Piazzolla, Take the A Train (arrangement by Roland Dyens) by Ellington, Felicidade (arrangement by Roland Dyens) by Jobim

 

Sunday, March 27th at 11 p.m.

David Kadouch (piano) and Guillaume Bellom (piano)

La belle excentrique (The Eccentric Beauty) by Satie, Fantasia in F minor, D. 940 for piano four-hands by Schubert, Petrouchka, arrangement for piano four-hands by Stravinsky

 

Sunday, April 10th at 11 p.m.

Benjamin Grosvenor (piano)

Iberia, Book I by Albéniz, Fantaisie, Op. 17 by Schumann, Jeux d’eau, La Valse by Ravel

 

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Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

15 avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris

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. 

 

Fun facts:

Capacity: 1, 905

Handicap Accessible? Yes

Air conditioning? No

FAQ

How to get to the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées?

The Champs-Elysées theater is accessible by metro line 9 at Alma-Marceau station and metro line 1 at Franklin-Roosevelt station. The Theater is also accessible by RER C at Pont de l'Alma station. The Theater is accessible by bus via lines 42, 63, 72, 80 and 92. Our customer service is available in case of difficulty from 10 am to 7 pm, Monday to Friday. For more information, please see the map above.

What should I do when I arrive there?

We recommend that you arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of the show. Show your ticket at reception and the staff will take care of you.

Where will I be seated?

For the Sunday morning concerts, seating is free. The doors of the Theater open at 10 a.m. and the doors of the concert hall open at 10.15 a.m.

Can I take pictures during the performance?

In order not to disturb the artists and for the comfort of other spectators, it is forbidden to take pictures during the performance. However, you can take photos of the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées before and after the performance, as a souvenir of your gorgeous Parisian evening!

Is it mandatory to tip a usher?

Each spectator is greeted in the hall by an usher who will lead them to the seat. According to custom at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, ushers may request a tip which you may grant if you wish. It is by no means mandatory.

Is there a dress code?

No, there is no specific dress code, however, proper attire is always appreciated.