1. Staged Opera
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesJ.Rhorer, O. Pyfrom Saturday, 6 March 2021 to Sunday, 14 March 2021 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
The Théâtre des Champs-Elysées new commission
Composer, organist and improviser Thierry Escaich is a unique figure in contemporary music and one of the most important French composers of his generation. In the wake of Cocteau's words, those of Olivier Py, a man of the theatre with a modern way of writing, offers a human and humanistic vision of the couple's dialogue.
Patricia Petibon, Olivier Py and Jérémie Rhorer, the first architects of the 2013 Dialogues des Carmélites success, once again give contemporary resonance to Poulenc’s work.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesR. Frizza / R. Villazónfrom Tuesday, 15 June 2021 to Saturday, 26 June 2021 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Nadine Sierra stars as Amina opposite bel canto specialist Francesco Demuro as Elvino in Rollando Villazón’s intriguing staging of Bellini’s sweet love story, with its unforgettable sleepwalking aria for the heroine. Riccardo Frizza conducts the Chamber Parisian Orchestra to give an extraordinary chemistry to this masterpiece
2. Opera for young public
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesOpéra Participatif - Jeune Publicfrom Saturday, 6 February 2021 to Saturday, 13 February 2021 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
A charming and colorful new production
Donizetti’s bubbly romantic comedy about a spunky landowner, a hapless peasant, and the dubious love potion that may or may not bring them together never fails to delight audiences.
3. Concert version of opera - Oratorio
Théâtre des Champs-Elyséesfrom Friday, 18 December 2020 to Saturday, 19 December 2020 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
One of Beethoven’s most daunting works
Beethoven composed Missa Solemnis for the enthronement of his great friend and pupil Archduke Rudolph. Beethoven was not a religious man but in his final years he did become deeply spiritual. This work is the most representative of that spirituality: From the heart – may it return to the heart. With four soloists including Matthias Goerne and Radio France choir, this short opera will be embodied by conductor A. Orozco-Estrada.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesSaturday, 9 January 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
This powerful fresco, which prelude opens to the martial rhythms of timpani and trumpets, symbolizes the Great 17th Century of Arts led by King Louis XIV attached to make flourish his artistic policy. Sébastien Daucé devotes a renewed reading which, while linking musical particularities and historical data, reveals all the beauties of it down to their smallest details.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesTuesday, 16 March 2021 19:30 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera has elements of Political drama and romantic tragedy. To carry these passions, one needs voices that are also personalities, a powerful orchestra and a precise and brilliant conductor such as Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla..
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesWednesday, 17 March 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater one of the most poignant works in the sacred repertoire, fueled by three centuries of legends. With its arias and duets all deeply moving performed by two great artists, Emoke Barath and Carlo Vistoli, the work is one of the purest Italian cantata style.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesThursday, 18 March 2021 19:30 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
The presence of a double choir is a distinctive element of this passion; it reinforces the dramatic power of the work, where action scenes include the main characters of the Passion but also the crowd, both witness and actor of the drama unfolding.
To magnify this splendid composition, Mark Pademore conducts Orchestra and choir of the Age of Enlightenment -, with a beautiful vocal cast including himself.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesTuesday, 23 March 2021 19:30 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
The work has an undeniable personality. The arias highlight the most important moments of the drama: moment of truth, intimate drama, lonely feeling. Didon – Véronique Gens - opens and finishes the opera, from the joy of love to the despair leading to death.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesThursday, 25 March 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Les Surprises Ensemble - Choir and Orchestra - offers a subtill Bach’s Saint John Passion. Soloists such as Anders J. Dahlin, Eugénie Lefebvre, Paul Figuier, Paco Garcia, Nicolas Brooymans and Etienne Bazola will embody this works which have marked the great milestones of Bach’s history and success.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesFriday, 2 April 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
The most famous Mass ever composed by Mozart
This magnificent work, in which choirs and soloists alternate, unfolds the brilliance and splendour of a grand opera finale... with Jean-Christophe Spinosi in the conductor’s pit.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesWednesday, 7 April 2021 18:30 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Unique in its beauty
Wagner’s final musical drama addresses wounds which fester both within individuals, as well as in society, before proffering miracle remedies with the ability to ease the pain.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesThursday, 8 April 2021 19:30 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Opera must make audiences weep, tremble and die
Vincenzo Bellini’s last opera has acted as a messenger of an ecstatic Bel canto’s dissolution of boundaries. Giacomo Sagripanti is considered one of the most interesting conductors of his generation and a master of bel canto. With such a perfect cast, you might weep…
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesSaturday, 10 April 2021 19:30 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Greed, jealousy, betrayal and revenge; Handel’s psychological thriller Tamerlano has the lot. The English Concert stuck to the singers like limpets, and reflected their emotions.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesMonday, 3 May 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
The conductor Jean-Christophe Spinosi devotes himself with passion to the performance of early music. Together with his Matheus Ensemble, Mélisme(s) Choir and a beautiful soloist cast they will perform Bach’s Magnificat.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesTuesday, 11 May 2021 19:30 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Strauss's final opera
This conversation piece of music in its concert version brings together the prominent conductor Christian Thielemann as well as a cast of the best opera singers including Krassimira Stoyanova, Christoph Pohl, Daniel Behle, Georg Zeppenfeld,Christa Mayer, Tuuli Takala...
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesMonday, 14 June 2021 19:30 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
For the Argentinean countertenor, it is not only the beauty of the timbre, but also the expressiveness and virtuoso technique of his voice embracing three octaves that fascinate the public and critics. No doubt Franco Fagioli will be a captivating Oreste.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesMesse pour le sacre de NapoléonFriday, 18 June 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
The final Mozart’s chef d’oeuvre & Paisiello’s rare piece
Mozart's Requiem is a choral masterpiece whose genesis is shrouded in mystery – one that makes the piece all the more fascinating and emotionally stirring. The heart-wrenching beauty of the work will be embodied by a young generation of beautiful singers, Namur Choir and Le Concert de la Loge. As for Paisiello’s Mass for Napoleon’s Coronation, it is commensurate with the event: greatness, solemnity and theatricality, dignity, respect for religious sentiment and fidelity to the liturgical text.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesWednesday, 30 June 2021 19:30 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Charles Lecocq; Offenbach’s worthy successor.
Considered as a masterpiece of the operetta, the booklet refers to a famous Parisian fishmonger: Madame Angot - Anne-Catherine Gillet, a figure who inspired more than one author. Véronique Gens, as Mademoiselle Lange along with a delightful cast, will perform this rare little gem and offer real musical pleasure.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesThursday, 1 July 2021 19:30 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
A delusional parody of antiquity as well as a great opera and a fierce satire of the triumphant imperial bourgeoisie
The seduction of Helen, wife of the King of Sparta, by Trojan prince Paris led to the Trojan War inspired Offenbach in this burlesque masterpiece interpreted by a whole host of outstanding comical actors-singers.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesAnne Gastinel, Benoît Grenet | VioloncelleFriday, 4 December 2020 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
With two renowned French cellists, the orchestra will perform Boccherini cello Concerto then Vivaldi Two cello concerto but also Elgar, Benjamin and Haydn’s works.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesPhilharmonia OrchestraSaturday, 5 December 2020 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
En 2011, Alessandra Vittini crée le New International Philharmonia Orchestra et le New International Chamber Orchestra, formations constituées de musiciens pour la plupart lauréats des grandes écoles de musique internationales. Leur remarquable niveau technique et leur enthousiasme font reconnaître cet orchestre comme étant une formation de grande qualité capable d'aborder un large répertoire, de la musique de chambre à la musique symphonique. Sous la direction de son chef permanent Alessandra Vittini, le New International Philharmonia Orchestra a enregistré les concerti pour clavier et orchestre de Jean-Sébastien Bach avec François Doublier. Leur collaboration. se poursuit en 2019, à l’occasion de cette tournée française qui fait une halte parisienne.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesC.Landshamer | A. StéphanyWednesday, 13 January 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
The National French orchestra at the TCE 100% Mendelssohn
Mendelssohn composed the opening of Night summer dream when he was seventeen. A while later he wrote the sequel for two solo sopranos, female choir and orchestra where he displayed his talent as an orchestrator to serve the Shakespearean fantasy read by Eric Ruf. Then you will hear a Mendelssohn conquered by the charm of Italy.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesEmmanuel Pahud | FlûteThursday, 14 January 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Trevor Pinnock one of the pioneers of the modern revival of early music performance conducts the orchestra and masters of wind instruments such as Emmanuel Pahud. This concert is dedicated to Mozart and Danzi.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesYefim Bronfman, pianoFriday, 29 January 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Salonen conducts Beethoven
The iconic first four notes of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony have become the most memorable moment in all classical music. The infectious rhythm these notes create resonates throughout symphony as the music makes its triumphant journey from darkness into light. But first, with pianist Yefim Bronfman, the orchestra will perform Piano concerto 3.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesAnja Harteros, sopranoTuesday, 2 February 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Gustavo Gimeno has two guardian angels : Claudio Abbado his Mentor and Mariss Jansons who propelled him to the head of the orchestra. Alongside Anja Harteros, whose every performance confines to the sublime, they will give perform Wagner’s Wesendock Lieder, then the only symphony ever written by César Franck.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesMartin Fröst | Direction et clarinetteFriday, 5 February 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Conduct & play
Clarinetist Martin Fröst is widely recognized as an artist who constantly seeks new ways to shape, challenge and rebuild the classical music arena. Invited by the orchestra, they will perform Rameau, Hillborg, Göran, Vivaldi, Bartók, Schubert and some of his compositions.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesNicolas Altstaedt, violoncelleThursday, 11 February 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
L’Orchestre National nous faire entendre ici un triptyque symphonique peu connu de Schumann, comme une symphonie en miniature, et le déchirant Concerto pour violoncelle du même Schumann que jouera Nicolas Altstaedt. La Symphonie de Chausson fait partie de ce vaste ensemble de symphonies écrites en France à la fin du XIXe siècle. Pleine d'effusion, elle achèvera en beauté ce programme fait d'intimité et de confession.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesAvi Avital | Direction et mandolineThursday, 11 March 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Conduct & Play
Passionate and “explosively charismatic” (New York Times) in live performance, Avi Avital is a driving force behind the reinvigoration of the mandolin repertory. Invited by the orchestra, they will perform Vivaldi, Bach and Dorman’s Mandolin Concertos and Bartok’s Divertimento
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesCentenaire Ecoles américaines FontainebleauFriday, 9 April 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
For almost 100 years the Fontainebleau schools have been offering international summer programs of the highest level for students in music and architecture. The American Conservatory intended to offer the best of French musical education to young, promising musicians. For their first concert at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, they will pay tribute to Lili Boulanger, Ravel & Varèse.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesChristian Tetzlaff | ViolonThursday, 29 April 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Brahms' most popular concertos
Who could be better than Christian Tetzlaff to perform Brahms’s violin concerto, with its technical traps? The listening between the conductor and the orchestra at each of his visits is admirable. Let’s bet this evening 100% Brahms will be a pure pleasure.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesHaochen Zhang | PianoThursday, 6 May 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
This concert begins with Les Métamorphoses - Study for twenty-three solo strings - composed during the last days of the collapse of the Third Reich, a kind of meditation on the mourning of a lost nation, then the Burlesque symphonic poem with pianist Haochen Zhang.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesRiccardo MutiFriday, 7 May 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Happy birthday Maestro Muti
The long companionship between the Orchestra and Riccardo Muti has to be celebrated. They choose to perform Bruckner Symphony No. 7 where music gradually unfolds.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesMozart Momentum 1785/86Thursday, 20 May 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Mozart Momentum 1785/1786
Since 2019, The Mahler Chamber Orchestra and Leif Ove Andsnes have embarked on an exploration of two especially remarkable years in the history of classical music. In 1785 and 1786, Mozart wrote a series of masterpieces reinventing the nature of the piano concerto you will listen to during this concert.
5. Vocal Recital
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesLa Diva de la paixTuesday, 8 December 2020 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Born in Korea, Sumi Jo makes her career in Italy. Elected Unesco’s Artist for Peace, she will perform for her first concert at the TCE, Lecocq, Puccini, Offenbach, Lehár, Auber, Massenet, Franck’s opera arias but also Korean’s songs.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesIl Pomo d'OroSunday, 20 December 2020 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
FACE D’AMORE BIS
Polish countertenor Jakub Józef Orliński is quickly gaining a reputation as a singer of striking vocal beauty and daring stage craft. He combines beauty of tone and an uncommon unity of color. Together with Il Pomo d’Oro, they will perform an exquisite evening made of Cavalli, Haendel, Boretti, Conti and Hasse arias.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesMonday, 11 January 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
They’re young and brilliant
Cuban-born American soprano Lisette Oropesa - who had been discovered by replacing at short notice Nadine Sierra in Paris - and Japanese mezzo-soprano Aya Wakizono offer a warm evening dedicated to Mozart and Haendel.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesDivine BattleFriday, 5 March 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Her luminous tone and virtuosity allow her to approach the most emblematic roles of the repertoire of coloratura soprano. Queen of the night in April 2020 in Paris, she comes to the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées for a unique recital dedicated to Bach & Haendel.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesTuesday, 6 April 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
What a trio!
The profound voice of mezzo-soprano Lea Desandre combined with Patrizia Ciofi and the contralto Anthea Pichanick with her a unique vocal grain serves beautifully the score of Haendel.
Théâtre des Champs-Elysées1600 Summer HitsSunday, 2 May 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Sonya Yoncheva’s extensive repertoire includes jewels of the Baroque canon, as well as works by Mozart, Verdi, Tchaikovsky, and Puccini. Celebrated for her distinctly beautiful voice her new solo concert program Summer Hits 1600 with the Lautten Compagney Berlin will be a delight.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesAlchimiaSunday, 9 May 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Always surprising and moving , Patricia Petibon mixes jazz, classical with her voice to imagine the character of Alchimia.
Accompanied by Susan Manoff her musical confidante and by violinist Fiona Monbet, who excels in classical as well as jazz and improvisation, and Dimitri Naïditch, an exceptional classical pianist and an authentic jazz musician, this recital will offer an authentic emotion.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesBenjamin BernheimWednesday, 19 May 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Praised couple of the last Traviata produced at the Paris Opera, her Violetta, him Alfredo, they perform for one evening only a concert dedicated to the greatest tunes and duos of Donizetti, Verdi and Massenet
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesEnsemble ArtaserseFriday, 25 June 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
LA STORIA DI ORFEO
With Artaserse, the Baroque orchestra he founded, Philippe Jaroussky and its technique which allows him the most audacious nuances and impressive pyrotechnics, will sing stories of Orfeo alongside Emőke Baráth.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesMonday, 28 June 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Not to be missed!
Within a few years Elsa Dreisig was awarded of many prices. Since then, her calendar is packed with performances on some of the world's biggest stages.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesRadio Classiquefrom Friday, 2 July 2021 to Saturday, 3 July 2021 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Come celebrate the beginning of summer with music!
The Great Radio Classique Summer Concert awaits you to celebrate with family or friends the most beautiful opera tunes by the most beautiful voices before everyone goes on holiday!
6. Recital - Chamber Music
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesPianoFriday, 11 December 2020 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
For decades now, Elisabeth Leonskaja has been among the most celebrated pianists of our time. Her almost legendary modesty still makes her somewhat media-shy today. Yet as soon as she walks out on the stage, audiences can sense the force behind the fact that music is and always has been her life’s work. She dedicates her recital to Mozart, Berg and Brahms.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesTuesday, 15 December 2020 19:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Happy birthday Marielle Nordmann !
For the benefit of «Coup de pouce humanitaire» and «Notes en Couleurs»
Almost 80 years old, Marielle Nordmann still conceives her concerts as a meeting. She is a celebrated harpist, her charm and grace make the joy of thousands of music lovers around the world. But its originality is elsewhere: this great "professional" forgets, when she plays, the implacable regularity of her metronome to follow the beat of her heart. Come to wish her a happy birthday.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesErik OrsennaWednesday, 16 December 2020 19:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Once upon a time Beethoven
As a magnificent storyteller, Erik Orsenna accompanies this concert dedicated to Beethoven and his sonatas with two great musicians, cellist Henri Demarquette and pianist Michel Dalberto.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesVioloncelle - PianoThursday, 17 December 2020 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
An active chamber musician, Alexei Volodin has a long-standing collaboration with chamber partners as the radiant cellist Sol Gabetta.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesPianoTuesday, 12 January 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
With panache !
Intense reflection and expressive insight are among the attributes cultivated by Seong-Jin Cho, qualities apt to connect with audiences at the deepest levels of imagination and emotion. The young South Korean pianist performs for his 1rst recital here Schumann, Szymanowski and Chopin’s works.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesPianoSaturday, 30 January 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
The rising piano star
Kit Armstrong is a triple talent – a pianist, composer and organist. For his Parisian concert, he designed a special program dedicated to Machaut, Fauré and Liszt.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesVioloncelle - PianoMonday, 1 February 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Edgar Moreau’s cello and Sunwook Kim’s piano harmonize perfectly at each of their recitals. They will perform Debussy, Rachmaninov and Chopin sonatas for cello and piano.
Next recital on February 4
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesPianoWednesday, 3 February 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
The pianist, conductor and composer Mikhail Pletnev is an “all-round” musician who defies categorization. Rare on stage those past years, he comes back for a unique recital dedicated to Schubert’s Sonatas and Tchaikovski’s Seasons.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesSunwook KimThursday, 4 February 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
A so young and so mature trio
Edgar Moreau’s cello and Sunwook Kim’s piano harmonize perfectly at each of their recitals. This time, it is with the violinist Clara-Jumi Kang that they will celebrate Music through two Trio for violin, cello and piano one of Tchaikovsky the other of Shostakovich.
Next Clara-Jumi Kang & Sunwook Kim’s recital on February 9
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesViolon - PianoTuesday, 9 February 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
The pianist Sunwook Kim enjoys musical conversations, especially with German violinist of Korean origin Clara-Jumi Kang. They will perform a series of sonatas for violin and piano by Beethoven Franck and Respighi without forgetting the sublime Elegiac Poem by Ysaÿe.
Next Sunwook Kim piano recital on March 4
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesGrand Week-end Violon IFriday, 12 February 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
The Great Violin Week-End I
Vadim Repin opens the Great Violin WE before passing the baton to a new generation of international cellists and pianists.
Fiery passion with impeccable technique, poetry and sensitivity are Vadim Repin’s trademarks. With his fellow countryman Andrei Korobeinikov they will perform a series of sonatas.
What a splendid way to launch this Great violin WE!
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesGrand Week-end Violon IISaturday, 13 February 2021 17:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
The Great Violin Week-End II
First Prize, 2019 Queen Elisabeth Violin Competition, American violinist Stella Chen has been lauded for her “phenomenal maturity” and “fresh and spontaneous, yet emotionally profound and intellectually well-structured performance”. No doubt she will, with pianist Albert Cano Smit make her debut performance at The TCE a great moment.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesGrand Week-end Violon IISaturday, 13 February 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
The Great Violin Week-End III
Celebrated worldwide as one of today’s leading violinists, Arabella Steinbacher has been praised as the “queen of the evening” for her “brilliant playing”, “extraordinary sound” and “softly blossoming tone”.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesGrand Week- End Violon IVSunday, 14 February 2021 15:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
The Great Violin Week-End IV
Tell and touch: this is what music is for Young Eva Zavaro. In 2018, She won the Vadim Repin Prize for Mozart’s best performance. For her first recital at the TCE, she chose Franck, Tchaïkovski and Ravel’s works.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesGrand Week-End Violon VSunday, 14 February 2021 18:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
The Great Violin Week-End V
A protégée of Mstislav Rostropovich and Seiji Ozawa, described as “a magnetic presence” and “a constantly fascinating sound technician” (New York Classical Review), Alena Baeva is fast emerging as one of the finest violinists of her generation. She designed a program showing the extent of her repertoire from Beethoven to Waxman.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesPianoThursday, 4 March 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Sunwook Kim came to international recognition when he won the prestigious Leeds International Piano Competition in 2006, aged just 18, becoming the competition’s youngest winner for 40 years, as well as its first Asian winner. Since then, he has established a reputation as one of the finest pianists of his generation. In this recital, Sunwook Kim will perform 4 gems from Haydn, Schubert, Prokofiev and Chopin.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesPianoTuesday, 9 March 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
The outstanding Polish pianist Piotr Anderszewski is described as ‘technically accomplished and uncommonly probing’ by The New York Times. He has gained a cult following with his thoughtful performances. He designed a Bach program for this unique recital.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesPianoSaturday, 13 March 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
French pianist David Fray approaches music very seriously. His performances of works by Schubert are musically refined and technically elegant, searching out the meditative qualities of the music.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesPianoFriday, 26 March 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
EL AMOR Y LA MUERTE
Acclaimed French pianist with Mexican and Lebanese background, Simon Ghraichy is renowned for his unique personal style defined with rich, diverse cultural influences. He is appreciated by peers for his irreproachable virtuosity and remarkable artistic taste, as well as by less experienced listeners for his uninhibited personality and charisma.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesPianoThursday, 1 April 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Piano aux Champs-Elysées
Nikolaï Lugansky is a pianist of extraordinary depth and versatility. He will explore the rich textural romantic tapestry of Beethoven Sonata, Debussy and Rachmaninov works.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesBerliner PhilharmonikerTuesday, 4 May 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Konzertmeister first concert
It is a rare opportunity to listen to Guy Braunstein, 1st violin of the Berliner Philharmoniker, and the best performers of the orchestra for a Mozart program of string quintets and clarinet.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesBerliner PhilharmonikerWednesday, 5 May 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Konzertmeister’s 2nd concert
Guy Braunstein 1st violin of the Berliner Philharmoniker will conduct and perform with the best performers of the orchestra, Mozart’s quartet for piano and strings, then Schumann’s quintet for piano and strings. Another occasion to listen to the accomplice duo formed by Sunwook Kim and Edgar Moreau.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesPianoMonday, 10 May 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Alexander Melnikov developed his career-long interest in historically informed performance practice early on. Considered as the heir of Sviatoslav Richter, the Russian pianist will perform Debussy’s Preludes and Berlioz-Liszt’s Fantastic Symphony.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesPianoWednesday, 12 May 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
With her multi-faceted playing described as “dazzling”, Valentina Lisitsa is at ease in a vast repertoire ranging from Prokofiev to Rachmaninov.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesPianoTuesday, 25 May 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Denis Matsuev’s impeccable playing is captivating. For the launch of the piano recital season, he presents a program dedicated to Haydn and Schubert Sonatas then to Chopin and Stravinsky pieces.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesPianoWednesday, 16 June 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
With his extraordinary pianistic talents, Fazıl Say has been touching audiences and critics alike for more than twenty-five years, in a way that has become rare in the increasingly materialistic and elaborately organized classical music world. Concerts with this artist are something different. They are more direct, more open, more exciting, they go straight to the heart. Bach’s Goldberg Variations are surely the steepest challenge for any pianist and a pure joy for Fazil Say.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesPianoWednesday, 23 June 2021 20:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
With his distinctive combination of integrity, unique style, surpassing linguistic expressiveness, deep musical insight and assured artistic instinct paired with his charismatic and captivating personality, Christian Zacharias has made a name for himself not only as one of the world’s leading pianists, but also as a musical thinker. He will perform Haydn and Beethoven’s sonatas.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesLes 4 Saisonsfrom Tuesday, 19 January 2021 to Wednesday, 20 January 2021 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Lucrezia Borgia could not be created in Italy as planned, this piece will be replaced by The 4 Seasons. Thank you for your understanding.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesO. Naharin, M. Ek, O.Delgadofrom Monday, 29 March 2021 to Wednesday, 31 March 2021 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Malpaso is committed to working with top international choreographers while also nurturing new voices in Cuban choreography
Woman with water | Mats EK
woman is dancing with a table. She is given a glass of water that will quench her thirst and sustain life. Then she drinks the water. Mats Ek’s piece is back on our stage! woman with water is a new work inspired by Ek’s thirty years as a choreographer full of extraordinary power, emotion and energy.
* dedicated to Marie-Louise Ekman.
Tabula Rasa | Ohad Naharin
The legendary choreographer Ohad Naharin, also known as Mr Gaga, has a unique approach to the body and movement.
24 hours and a dog | Osnel Delgado
Inspired by the daily life of dancers in Havana, the work is a non-stop barrage of fluid movement, supported by admirable technique and an easy musicality
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesXenos - L'étrangerfrom Thursday, 15 April 2021 to Saturday, 17 April 2021 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Akram Khan’s ultime solo, XENOS, marks his final performances as a dancer in a full-length piece.
In this work commissioned for the First World War centenary, Akram gives voice to the shell-shocked dream of a colonial soldier in the First World War. XENOS reveals the beauty and horror of the human condition in its portrait of an Indian dancer whose skilled body becomes an instrument of war. Akram’s movement language shifts between classical kathak and contemporary dance. He is joined onstage by five international musicians: percussionist B C Manjunath, vocalist Aditya Prakash, bass player Nina Harries, violinist Clarice Rarity, and saxophonist Tamar Osborn.
8. Sunday Morning Concerts
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesA.Ferrière & G.DurotSunday, 6 December 2020 11:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Two pianists & Two percussionists
Bertrand Chamayou and Jean- Frédéric Neuburger are both contemporary piano maestros. Together with renowned percussionists they designed an ambitious program made of Rachmaninov and Bartók works.
Bonus Free seats for children under 9
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesJeune PublicSunday, 13 December 2020 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
A playful musical tale
In the Kingdom of Music, the various families of instruments decide, thanks to Piccolo and Saxo, to form an orchestra. Altogether, they begin a musical journey all around the world. No doubt that the exquisite Juliette will be the perfect narrator.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesSunday, 10 January 2021 11:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Maxim Emelyanychev and Victor Julien-Laferrière know each other well. They both embody the young interpreters guard, navigating with ease from baroque to contemporary, from major works to figures to be discovered. The complicity between them will be obvious while performing Schumann, Brahms, Fauré and Poulenc’s works.
Bonus Free seats for children under 9
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesJ.MansonSunday, 17 January 2021 11:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Flautist Emmanuel Pahud, one of today's most exciting and adventurous musicians, Trevor Pinnock, an outstanding harpsichordist and cellist Jonathan Manson have forged a fine musical complicity for years. They dedicate this concert to Bach Sonatas.
Bonus Free seats for children under 9
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesPianoSunday, 31 January 2021 11:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
The rising star
At only 13 years old, Alexandra Dovgan won many prizes. She performs Bach, Schumann and Chopin's Piano virtuosic pieces and makes them look incredibly easy. Discovered by Denis Matsuev and recognized by Valery Gergiev, she is the one you must NOT miss!
Bonus Free seats for children under 9
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesS.WosnerSunday, 7 February 2021 11:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Martin Fröst is widely recognised as an artist who constantly seeks new ways to shape, challenge and rebuild the classical music arena.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesPianoSunday, 14 February 2021 11:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Considered as “one of those discreet artists whose career is immense by Le Monde, the Argentine virtuoso will demonstrate his skill with a Schubert and Liszt recital.
Bonus Free ticket for children under 9
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesSunday, 28 February 2021 11:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
One of the brightest representatives of the Russian violin school, Sergei Dogadin and his fellow countryman pianist Evgeny Sinaiski will perform Prokofiev, Tchaïkovski, and Stravinsky’s works.
Bonus Free ticket for children under 9
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesSunday, 7 March 2021 11:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
His artistry, at once oneiric and lucid, imaginative and rigorous, is equally at home in Albéniz, and Chopin from whose music he extracts the full range of emotion, colors, hypersensitive Romanticism and sonic atmospheres.
Bonus Free ticket for children under 9
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesSunday, 14 March 2021 11:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Passionate and “explosively charismatic” (New York Times) in live performance, Avi Avital is a driving force behind the reinvigoration of the mandolin repertory. He partners frequently with pianist Ohad Ben Ari. Together they will perform gems from Mozart – transcription - De Falla, Bach and Lavry.
Bonus Free ticket for children under 9
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesConte Musical, Sergeï ProkofievSunday, 21 March 2021 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Symphonic fairy tale for children
When the modern poetry of French actor Elliot Jenicot accompanied by fabulous strings and winds Ensemble, it brings a fresh twist to Peter and the Wolf.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesSunday, 28 March 2021 11:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Praised by The New York Times for its “dramatic, energetic playing of clean intensity”, the Tetzlaff Quartett is one of today’s leading string quartets. The morning recital is dedicated to Mozart and Sibelius.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesGabetta ConsortSunday, 11 April 2021 11:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
In 2018, Gabetta Consort was created as a consequence of a desire to rediscover a rich, unusual, unprecedented and novel baroque Italian and French repertoire seeking the beauties of both styles. But this morning, Andrés Gabetta dedicates the concert to the Four Seasons from Vivaldi to Piazolla.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesChristophe GauguéSunday, 18 April 2021 11:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Trio Wanderer quite deserves their stage-name. Indeed, “Wanderer” pays homage to Schubert, and more widely to German Romanticism. Together with violist Christophe Gaugué they will perform Mendelssohn and Schumann’s works.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesSunday, 2 May 2021 11:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
A genuine musical greatness
The quartet’s open-minded approach to music invariably enables it to find its own unique, elegant and refined interpretations of the main string quartet repertoire such as those of Britten and Brahms.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesG.Depardieu / G.Daguerrefrom Monday, 19 April 2021 to Wednesday, 21 April 2021 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
After the show “Lily Passion”, with which they toured in 1986, Gérard Depardieu extends his musical love story with Barbara. Accompanied on the piano by Gerard Daguerre who was Barbara’s Pianist for more than 15 years, Depardieu pays a sensitive tribute to his Barbara.
Théâtre des Champs-ElyséesUn Elixir d'amourSaturday, 30 January 2021 10:00 Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Chantez avec les artistes du nouvel Opéra Participatif et inscrivez-vous à l'atelier gratuit d’apprentissage des chants, ouvert à tous, mené par la chef de Choeur, le samedi 30 janvier 2021 à 10h.
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