Eiffel Tower Concert Series

Soprano performing at the Gustave Eiffel Lounge
The Gustave Eiffel Lounge

Until 04 January 2020

No dialogue

LOCATION

The Gustave Eiffel Lounge
5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris
Capacity : 200 seats

DURATION

1 hour

No intermission


DETAILS

Classical concert

Recommended for all ages

No dialogue


HIGHLIGHTS

A beautiful classical concert right on the Eiffel Tower!

Paris boasts no more atmospheric location than its legendary Eiffel Tower. A triptych of musical soirées is coming to the tower’s state-of-the-art first floor, featuring classics by some of history’s finest composers: Mozart, Schubert, Vivaldi, Brahms and many more.

STORY

Paris’ esteemed ensemble, the Orchestre Paris Classik, and its talented soloists bring you a treasure trove of classical gems for violin, voice, and orchestra. From Vivaldi to Bartok, baroque to twentieth century, enjoy four centuries of music while sitting within a timeless historic monument. Soloists comprise violinists and sopranos. After the concert, attendees will have the privilege of exploring the tower’s first and second floors.

 

Discover the full series programme

 

Dances and Violin, 8 May 2019:

  • Strauss: Waltzes and polkas

  • Brahms: Hungarian Dance

  • Bartok: Hungarian Dances

  • Mozart: A Little Night Music

 

Violin and Voice, 23 June 2019:

  • Ave Marias of Verdi, Caccini and Schubert

  • Mozart: The Countess’ Aria, from The Marriage of Figaro

  • Bellini: Norma’s Aria, from Norma

  • Puccini: Arias from Tosca

  • Dvorak: Song to the Moon

  • Strauss: Pizzicato Polka

  • Brahms: Hungarian Dance

  • Tartini: Devil’s Trill Sonata

  • Bartok: Romanian Dances

  • Massenet: Méditation, from Thaïs

 

Violin and Orchestra, 11 May to 6 June 2019

  • Vivaldi: The Four Seasons

  • Albinoni: Adagio

  • Mozart: A Little Night Music

 

Please note: attendees are recommended to arrive at least one hour before the start of the concert, as accessing the Eiffel Tower's first floor can take some time. 

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The Gustave Eiffel Lounge

5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris

The Gustave Eiffel Lounge is the only venue of its kind in Paris. This 200-seat modular concert hall, function room, and theatre is located inside of the city’s most iconic monument: the Eiffel Tower. The Lounge was completely renovated in 2013 as part of a bid to revamp the tower’s expansive first floor. Situated 57 metres above ground level, the state of the art venue is designed to incorporate the distinctive historical architecture of the Eiffel Tower, while giving it a stylish contemporary update. A criss-cross of oblique lines on glass revives the iron lattice work that was Gustave Eiffel’s signature touch when he designed his tower back in 1884. Even the seats themselves pay tribute to this heritage, a nod to the architectural structure for which Paris has come to be known.

 

Sandwiched in-between the room's glass and steelwork is, of course, the most famous panorama in Paris. To one side of the Lounge, guests enjoy a close-up view up at the architecture of the tower; on the other, a spectacular vista down onto the rest of Paris. Since its opening the Lounge has housed a privileged programme of exclusive events and soirées.

FAQ

How do I get to the Eiffel Tower?

The Tower is accessible by the metro stations Bir-Hakeim (Line 6), École Militaire (Line 8), or RER C station Champs de Mars – Tour Eiffel. Our hotline can be reached in case of difficulty finding the venue weekdays from 10 am to 7pm Paris time. For details, we invite you to consult the map above.

What do I do when I get to the Tower?

We invite you to arrive at least 1 hour before the showtime marked on your ticket, as mounting to the first level can take some time. On arrival at the tower, please make your way towards a red panel marked 'Salon Gustave Eiffel – Gustave Eiffel Lounge'. At this entryway you will be requested to show your concert ticket, which grants you priority access through the tower's security checks. Please note that, in line with the security requirements of the Eiffel Tower, anyone carrying a bag exceeding the standard dimensions (32cm height, 50cm width, 21cm depth) will be refused entry.

 

Once you have passed through security, please proceed towards the Gustave Eiffel kiosk to collect your free elevator pass. When you have arrived at Level 1, the Tower’s English-speaking staff members will guide you to your seats. The concert will begin precisely on time, and late arrivals unfortunately cannot be guaranteed entry.

Where will I be seated?

Seating for this event is unallocated. We recommend arriving in good time to ensure you have the widest choice of available seats.

How long does the concert last?

Each concert lasts approximately one hour. Afterwards attendees will have the opportunity to visit the tower’s first and second floors.

Is it a concert for travellers or French people?

Both! The Eiffel Tower has been welcoming visitors from all over the world since its opening 130 years ago. With a programme of composers originating from all across Europe, this concert can be enjoyed by speakers of any language.

What is included with the ticket?

A ticket to the Eiffel Tower Concert Series grants you access to the first and second floors of the Eiffel Tower, as well as to the concert itself. There is no need to purchase an additional ticket to climb the Eiffel Tower.

 

Please note, however, that concert guests are advised to arrive early in order to climb up, as this busy venue attracts large crowds day and night. Once you have passed into the main area, please proceed towards the Gustave Eiffel kiosk to collect your free elevator pass. When you have arrived at Level 1, the Tower’s English-speaking staff members will guide you to your seats.