Bastille Day, July 14, 2020's concert on Paris Champ de Mars

Published by Caroline J. · Published on 7 July 2020 at 14h32 · Updated on 7 July 2020 at 14h56
To end Bastille Day 2020 - 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 Tuesday July 14, 20 20for a fine symphonic concert at the foot of the Eiffel Tower in presence of the greatest international artists including soprano Fatma Said, and barytone Ludovic Tézier.

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 Tuesday July 14, 2020 from 9:10 p.m.

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 Eun Syn Kim will conduct this year’s Concert de Paris. The Orchestre National de Franc,e the Maîtrise,a nd the Choeur de Radio France, without forgetting the greatest international soloists invited will not miss this great musical event, before singing the stirring Marseillaise.

Held for the eighth year in a row by Radio France, France Télévisions, Ville de Paris, and Electron Libre Productions, this great show will air live at 9:10 p.m. on France Inter radio waves, and hosted by Anna Sigalevitch. On France 2, it will be hosted by Stéphane Bern. Last but not least, the Concert de Paris will air live by UER-Eurovision in over ten countries.

Since the health crisis broke out, the Concert de Paris is "the first great European classical music show" to be sustained. It is the first show by the Maîtrise and the Choeur de Radio France since March. For this incredible musical event, the Orchestre National de France will reunite 65 musicians on stage.

Because of the current context, the Concert de Paris will be recorded and can be attended by many TV-viewers and listeners. For the record, the edition 2019 broke an audience record for a classical music concert on French television, with over 3 million viewers.

PROGRAM OF THE CONCERT DE PARIS 2020 (subject to change)

  • Chœur de Radio France - Martina Batič, choirmaster
  • Maîtrise de Radio France - Sofi Jeannin, choirmaster
  • Orchestre National de France - Eun Sun Kim, conductor

Lyrical artists:

  • Soprano: Fatma Said, Sonya Yoncheva
  • Barytone: Ludovic Tézier
  • Tenor: Benjamin Bernheim
  • Soloists: Cello: Sol Gabetta
  • Violin: Lisa Batiashvili
  • Trumpet: Lucienne Renaudin Vary
  • Piano: Khatia Buniatishvili

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
On 14 July 2020
Starts at 9:10 p.m.



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