The most beautiful classical music concerts this Fall 2017 in Paris

Violins are tuning, pianos are dusted, voices are warming up, after a quiet summer, the calendar for classical music concerts in Paris is coming back with panache.

From the Philharmonie to the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées without forgetting the incredible Invalides, here are the most beautiful concerts that take you throughout the city and promise wonderful moments of listening!

The Théâtre des Champs-Elysées starts its season 2017-2018 with a concert in tribute to Maria Callas’s death 40th anniversary. On Tuesday September 12, 2017, you’ll listen to Gaetano Donizetti’s “Lucia di Lammermoor” performed by singer Jessica Pratt.

Concert en hommage à Maria Callas au théâtre des Champs-Élysées

On Wednesday September 20, 2017 at 8 p.m., the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées welcomes the famous Orchestre Pasdeloup for an exceptional concert celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Lezard-en-Seine association of classical concerts assistance.

Orchestre Pasdeloup, le concert au théâtre des Champs-Élysées

Mother of All the Battles (MOAB) is Jean-Yves Jouannais’s powerful opera composed after extracts from war books. This 3-hour long opera will be performed on Friday September 29, 2017 in the main courtyard of the Invalides upon the invitation of the Fondation Cartier.

Mother of All the Battles, opéra contemporain aux Invalides

As part of the France-Columbia year, the Théâtre de l’Athénée starts its season 2017-2018 with a weekend dedicated to Columbian music. From October 6 to 8, come and listen to cumbia and chamber music in a string of shows head by the excellent Le Balcon musicians.

Week-end colombien au théâtre de l'Athénée

On the Nuit Blanche 2017, the Philharmonie and Cité de la Musique host four nonstandard concerts all through the night and a special visit of the collections of the Musée de la Cité de la Musique.

Nuit Blanche 2017 à la Philharmonie et à la Cité de la Musique

For the Nuit Blanche 2017, the Musée de l’Orangerie will remain open for free and host chamber music concerts. On Saturday October 7, 2017, 11 European ensembles will make Claude Monnet’s Water Lilies vibrate from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. during these 9 concerts!

On Friday November 10, 2017 at 8 p.m., as part of the Cartes Blanches d’Opera Fame, singers Natalie Dessay (soprano) and Laurent Naouri (bass-baritone) will cover some tunes from various poets from Baudelaire to Serge Gainsbourg on the stage of the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées.

La bonne chanson de Baudelaire à Gainsbourg au théâtre des Champs-Élysées

Maïlys C.
Last updated on 11 September 2017

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Opening Time
From 1 September 2017 to 30 November 2017


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