Chamber Music Concert Series at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

Chamber Music Concert Series Theatre Champs-Élysees
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

Until April 11, 2025

No dialogue


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


1 h 15 min

Without intermission


Classical concert

For all audiences

No dialogue


Imagine this… sink into a red, velvet armchair, surrounded by a soaring opulent gilded auditorium. A host of talented musicians tune their instruments before you, and a gentle excitement fills the auditorium of the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées. The lights fade and the music fills your chest. You are slowly submerged by the musical plucks, caress, and bowing of the piano, violin, and cello. The auditorium is large, but the music seems to be for you alone.


This is the atmosphere created by the chamber music concerts at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées — and it’s here for you to discover!


You will find only the crème de la crème of musicians, including Evgeny Kissin (piano), Nemanja Radulovic (violin), Sébastien Giot (oboe), Violaine Cochard, Olivier Fortin, Jean-Luc Ho (harpsichords), Edgar Moreau (cello), and Nelson Goerner (piano). To top it all off, the programmes chosen for those wonderful nights of chamber music concerts at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées are top-shelf! Discover the wonderfully diverse programme for yourself below.


Sunday, November 3rd, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.
Centenary of Gabriel Fauré
With Camille Chopin (soprano), Pierre-Yves Cras (baritone), l'Ensemble vocal, I Giardini, Quatuor Tchalik, Dania Tchalik (piano), Jean-Philippe Collard (piano), Jean-Claude Pennetier (piano) conducted by Bernard Tétu
Fauré: Ballade, op. 19, Impromptu no. 2, Barcarolle no. 3, Piano Quartet no. 2, op. 45, Neuf Préludes, op. 103 (Premiere at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées), Quintette no. 1 with piano, op. 89, String Quartet, op. 121 Cantique de Jean Racine, Requiem


Wednesday, February 5th, 2025 at 8:00 p.m.
With Evgeny Kissin (piano), Gidon Kremer (violin), Maxim Rysanov (viola) and Gautier Capuçon (cello)
Shostakovich: Sonata for cello and piano, op. 40, Sonata for violin and piano, op. 134, Sonata for viola and piano, op. 147


Saturday, February 22nd, 2024 at 7:30 p.m.
Tribute to Romain Rolland
With the Quatuor Tchalik, Guilhem Fabre (piano and actor), directed by François Michonneau
Beethoven: String Quartet no. 13, op. 130, Grande fugue, op. 133 and Last notes - Romain Rolland's Last Evening , play by Michel Mollard


Tuesday, April 1st, 2025 at 8:00 p.m.
With Nemanja Radulović (violin), Sébastien Giot (oboe) and the Ensemble Double Sens
Bach: Concerto for violin no. 2 BWV 1042, Double Concerto for oboe and violin BWV 1060R, Concertos for violin BWV 1041 and BWV 1052R


Friday, April 4th, 2025 at 8:00 p.m.
With Edgar Moreau (cello)
Bach: Complete Suites for Solo Cello


Thursday, April 10th, 2025 at 8:00 p.m.
With Violaine Cochard (harpsichord), Olivier Fortin (harpsichord), Jean-Luc Ho (harpsichord), Davor Krkljus (harpsichord), the Ensemble Le Caravansérail and Bertrand Cuiller (harpsichord and conductor)
Bach: Concertos for 2, 3 and 4 keyboards BWV 1060, 1064 and 1065


Friday, April 11th, 2025 at 8:00 p.m.
With Edgar Moreau (cello) and Nelson Goerner (piano)
Franck: Sonata for cello and piano in A major
Brahms: Sonatas nos. 1 and 2 for cello and piano



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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 chamber music 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 chamber music concerts at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées last?

The chamber music concerts at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées last approximately 1 hour 15 minutes, with intermission.

Are the chamber music 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 chamber music concerts at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées are accessible to anyone from any corner of the world.

Can I choose my seat when booking?

No, unfortunately it is not possible to choose your seat when booking for the chamber music concerts at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées. 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.