Bastille Day, July 14, 2019's concert on Paris Champ de Mars, setlist

Published by Caroline J. · Published on 11 July 2019 at 16h32 · Updated on 11 July 2019 at 16h54
To end Bastille Day 2019 - or France's National Day - on a high note, the Orchestre national de France and the Chœur and the Maîtrise de Radio France await you on the Champ de Mars on Sunday July 14, 2019 for a free and fine symphonic concert at the foot of the Eiffel Tower in presence of the greatest international artists.

Following the success the concert met these past few years, the Champ de Mars will once again be the venue for a fine symphonic concert to celebrate French National Day.

The event will take place at the foot of the Eiffel Tower on Sunday July 14, 2019 from 9:15 p.m. It will be followed by the very famous fireworks.

This free concert will once again be orchestrated by the Orchestre national de France, the Chœur de Radio France and the Maîtrise de Radio France. Note that Jaap Van Zweden will conduct this year’s Concert de Paris.


Hector Berlioz
The Damnation of Faust 'Hungarian March'

Charles Gounod
Roméo et Juliette 'Je veux vivre'
Aleksandra Kurzak

Georges Bizet
Carmen OPening and 'Séguedille'
Gaëlle Arquez

Charles Gounod
Faust 'Le Veau d’or'
René Pape

Giuseppe Verdi
Nabucco 'Va pensiero'

Charles Aznavour / Gall
La Mama
(orchestration by Didier Benetti)
Roberto Alagna /Xuefei Yang

Aram Khachaturian
Gayaneh 'Sabre Dance'

Antonio Vivaldi
Giusino 'Vedro con moi diletto'
Jakub Josef Orlinski

Joaquin Rodrigo
Concerto d’Aranjuez
Xuefei Yang

Jacques Offenbach
La Gaîté Parisienne Opening and Vivo

Jacques Offenbach
La Périchole 'Vous a-t-on dit souvent'
Gaëlle Arquez/ Roberto Alagna

Piotr Ilyitch Tchaikovski
Concerto No. 1 for piano and orchestra, 3rd movement
Khatia Buniatishvili

Fromental Halévy
La Juive 'Rachel, quand du Seigneur'
Roberto Alagna

Anton Dvorak
Rusalka 'Ode à la lune'
Gautier Capuçon

Johannes Brahms
Hungarian Dance No. 5

Franz Lehar
The Merry Widow 'Lippen schweigen'
Aleksandra Kurzak/ Roberto Alagna

Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No.9 'Ode to joy'
Aleksandra Kurzak /Gaëlle Arquez/Roberto Alagna/René Pape

Claude Rouget de Lisle / Hector Berlioz
La Marseillaise

  • Chœur de Radio France
  • Maîtrise de Radio France
  • A. Di Stefano, choirmaster
  • Orchestre National de France
  • Jaap Van Zweden, conductor

Setlist subject to change.

The concert will also be live broadcasted on France Inter (radio) and France 2 (TV).

To know what to do in Paris on Bastille day, check our other guides:

Practical information

Opening Time
On 14 July 2019
Starts at 9:15 p.m.



    2 allée Adrienne Lecouvreur
    75007 Paris 7


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