Piano Recitals at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

Piano Recitals Théâtre des Champs-Élysées
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

Until June 25, 2025

No dialogue


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


1 h 30 min

No intermission


Classical piano concerts

For all audiences

No dialogue

Highlights: Piano Recitals at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

The finest maestros of the piano, including Zhang Haochen, Paul Ji, Bruce Liu, Dmitry Maaslev, Roger Muraro, Adam Laloum, Mikhail Pletnev, Nicolai Lugansky, Elizabeth Leonskaja Stephen Kovacevich, Sunwook Kim, Nelson Goerner, Rafal Blechacz, and David Fray, are poised to grace the sublime stage of the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées. Immerse your senses and indulge in impeccable recitals from these exceptional talents, who will be playing the most beautiful works by Schubert, Liszt, Chopin, Filtsch, Beethoven, Mollard, Debussy, Shostakovitch, Bach, Prokofiev, and Scriabin, amongst a host of history’s finest minds. Sensitivity, passion, and precision are to be expected as these musicians caress the keys in a series of sensational recitals. Each brings their unique style and personality to this revered stage…


From the sensitivity of Schumann's works to the elegance and power of Beethoven or the subtlety of Bach, these recitals are an invitation to embark on a musical journey.

Discover a world of passion-filled piano in the superb Théâtre des Champs-Élysées!

Concert Programme at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

Tuesday, October 1st, 2024 at 8:00 p.m.
Piano Concert with Zhang Haochen
Schubert: Sonata D. 894
Liszt: 12 Transcendental Études


Saturday, October 19th, 2024 at 8:00 p.m.
Chopin Recital
Piano Concert with Paul Ji
Chopin: Ballade no. 2, Nocturne no. 2, op. 27, Sonata no. 3, Etudes no. 1, 5 and 10, op. 10, Etude no. 6, op. 25, 24 Preludes, op. 28, Andante spianato, Grande Polonaise brillante op. 22


Tuesday, December 3rd, 2024 at 8:00 p.m.
Piano Concert with Bruce Liu
Tchaikovsky: The Seasons, op. 37, (January to June)
Mendelssohn-Rachmaninoff: Scherzo, excerpt from A Midsummer Night's Dream
Scriabin: Sonata no. 4, op. 30
Prokofiev: Sonata no. 7


Saturday, December 7th, 2024 at 8:00 p.m.
Piano Concert with Dmitry Maaslev
Chopin: Nocturne no. 1, op. 9, Nocturne no. 20, op. Posth., Polonaise no. 6, op. 53
Filtsch: Impromptu, Adieu!
Liszt: Totentanz
Tchaikovsky: Excerpts from The Nutcracker, opp. 71 and 72 ; March, Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, Intermezzo, Russian Dance (Trepak)


Monday, December 9th, 2024 at 7:30 p.m.
Piano Concert with Roger Muraro
Liszt: Les Années de Pèlerinage


Wednesday, January 8th, 2024 at 8:00 p.m.
Piano Concert with Dand Thai Son
Debussy: Children's Corner, Images , Book I and II
Chopin: Barcarolle, op. 60, Nocturne in C sharp minor, op. Posth, Nocturne in C minor, op. Posth, Waltz in E major, op. Posth, Waltz in E flat major, op. Posth, Waltz, op. 69, Waltz no. 1 and 2, op. 70, Scherzo no. 2, op. 31


Saturday, February 8th, 2025 at 8:00 p.m.
Piano Concert with Kit Armstrong
Chopin: 12 Etudes, op. 25
Rachmaninoff: Sonata no. 2, op. 36
Bach: Partita no. 6 BWV 830


Wednesday, February 12th, 2025 at 8:00 p.m.
Piano Concert with Adam Laloum
Schubert: Sonata no. 6 D. 566
Schumann: Kreisleriana, op. 16
Schubert: Sonata no. 5 D. 557
Brahms: Sonata no. 3, op. 5


Tuesday, March 4th, 2025 at 8:00 p.m.
Piano Concert with Mikhaïl Pletnev
Scriabin: 24 Preludes
Chopin: 24 Preludes


Monday, March 24th, 2025 at 8:00 p.m.
Piano Concert with Nikolaï Lugansky
Mozart: Sonata K. 533
Beethoven: Sonata no. 16, Sonata no. 2 "The Tempest", op. 31
Liszt: Legend no. 2 S175, "St. Francis of Paola Walking on the Waves"
Wagner-Brassin: "Feuerzauber", excerpt from Die Walküre (piano arrangement by Félix Mottl)
Wagner: Prelude and excerpts from Parsifal (arrangement for piano by Zoltán Kocsis)
Wagner-Liszt: The Death of Isolde, excerpt from Tristan und Isolde (transcription for piano S. 447)


Saturday, March 29th, 2025 at 8:00 p.m.
Piano Concert with Elizabeth Leonskaja
Mozart: Sonata no. 18 K. 576
Schoenberg: Sechs kleine Stücke op. 19
Chopin: Nocturne no. 1, op. 55, Nocturne, op. 27, Polonaise-Fantaisie, op. 61
Berg: Sonata, op. 1
Schumann: Etudes symphoniques Op. 13


Wdnesday, April 2nd, 2025 at 8:00 p.m.
Piano Concert with Lucas and Arthur Jussen
Mendelssohn: Allegro brillant for piano four hands, op. 92
Schubert: Fantaisie for piano four hands D. 940, op. 103
Ravel: La Valse, choreographic poem (version for two pianos)
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring (version for two pianos)


Saturday, April 12th, 2025 at 8:00 p.m.
Piano Concert with Stephen Kovacevich
Beethoven: Sonata no. 30, op. 109
Schubert: Four Moments musicaux
Berg: Sonata, op. 1
Brahms: Fantasien, op. 116, 3 Intermezzi op. 117


Thursday, May 22nd, 2025 at 8:00 p.m.
Piano Concert with Sunwook Kim
Haydn: Sonata no. 49, Hob. XVI:49
Schumann: Davidsbündlertänze op. 6
Schubert: Sonata no. 21, D. 960


Wednesday, June 4th, 2025 at 8:00 p.m.
Piano concert with Nelson Goerner
Beethoven: Sonata no. 28, op. 101
Schumann: Carnaval op. 9
Albéniz: Iberia (third and fourth Book)


Saturday, June 7th, 2025 at 8:00 p.m.
Piano Concert with Jan Lisiecki
Chopin: Prelude no. 15, op. 28, Prelude no. 26
Bach: Prelude no. 1 BWV 846
Rachmaninoff : Prelude no. 3, op. 23 (Tempo di minuetto)
Szymanowski: Preludes, op. 1
Messiaen: Prelude no. 1 "La colombe", Prelude no. 2 "Chant d’extase dans un paysage triste", Prelude no. 3 "Le nombre léger"
Chopin: Prelude, op. 45
And other pieces


Friday, June 13th, 2025 at 8:00 p.m.
Piano Concert with Rafał Blechacz
Beethoven: Sonata no. 14, op. 27, Sonata no. 30, op. 109
Schubert: 4 Impromptus, op. 90
Chopin: Mazurkas, Scherzo no. 1, op. 20


Wednesday, June 25th, 2025 at 8:00 p.m.
Piano Concert with David Fray
Transcriptions of works by Bach, Rameau, Couperin, Royer, Wagner-Liszt


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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 the 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 should I do when I arrive at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées?

We recommend that you arrive at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées at least 15 minutes before the start of the show.
The theatre doors open 30 minutes before the start of the performance, except in exceptional circumstances. Show your ticket at the reception and the staff will take care of you.

How long does the piano recitals at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées last?

The piano recitals at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées last approximately 1 hour 30 minutes, with intermission.

Are piano recitals at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées 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 piano recitals at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées are accessible to anyone from any corner of the world.

If I'm late, will I still be allowed into the piano recitals at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées?

This depends on the delay. 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 be allowed to watch the performance from the screens located outside of the auditorium, around the perimeter of the Orchestra and will be allowed to their seats during the intermission (if there is one).

Can I choose my seat when booking?

No, unfortunately it is not possible to choose your seat when booking for the piano recitals 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.