Oratorios at Théâtre des Champs Elysées

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Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

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


From 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours 45 minutes


Recommended for all ages
In French, English, Italian or Czech with French and English surtitles

Highlights: Oratorios at Théâtre des Champs Elysées

Orchestras and ensembles from all over the world are bringing elegance and virtuosity of music to the splendid Théâtre des Champs-Élysées. You will have a chance to hear the most beautiful oratorios and operas in concert version which were created during the period between the 17th century and the present day. Famous works will be performed including Manon by Jules Massenet Brahms as weel as the opera The Cunning Little Vixen by Leoš Janáček. Treat yourself with an amazing evening surrounded by the pleasurable sound.

Story: Oratorios at Théâtre des Champs Elysées

This oratorios series will bring back to life the magnificent works of well-known composers such as Mozart and Verdi. Talented musicians including Emőke Baráth, Philippe Jaroussky and Patricia Petibon will perform under the lead of famous conductors such as Emiliano Gonzalez Toro and Daniele Rustioni. The exquisite sound of classical music will sublime the hall of the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées and grant you with an exceptional musical moment.


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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 to get to the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées?

The Champs-Élysées theater is accessible by:
Metro lines: You can take line 9 to Alma-Marceau, or line 1 to Franklin D. Roosevelt.
RER: You can take the RER C to Pont de l'Alma.
Bus lines: You can take the bus to the Alma-Marceau stop served by lines 42, 63, 72, 80, and 92.
Our customer service can be reached in case of difficulty from 10 am to 7 pm, Monday to Friday. For more information, please consult 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.

Is there a dress code?

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

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-Élysées before and after the performance, as a souvenir of your gorgeous Parisian evening!

Is it mandatory to tip an 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-Élysées, ushers may request a tip which you may grant if you wish. It is by no means mandatory.