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Roméo et Juliette

Charles Gounod

Burning passion and ardent embraces in this Shakespeare tragedy featuring two of the most intense roles in the French repertoire. Gounod scales epic heights.

Orchestre de chambre de Paris

Douglas Boyd, Jean-Guihen Queyras

Jean-Guihen Queyras’s cello: from the Romanticism of Saint-Saëns to the modernity of Boulez

Boris Berezovsky

Ravel, Debussy, Stravinsky, Prokofiev

The mirror game between the Russian and French repertoires by Boris Berezovsky

Serse

Georg Friedrich Handel

Handel’s rarely performed Serse championed here by highly promising singers Emily D’Angelo and Jakub Józef Orliński. 

Belcea Quartet

Complete string quartets Beethoven VI

The sixth and final concert by the Belcea quartet performing Beethoven’s complete Quartets.

Matthäus-Passion

Johann Sebastian Bach

The St Matthew Passion, in which Bach gives full expression to his splendour and maturity

Moscow Stanislavsky Ballet Theatre

Ekman, Bourmeister, Preljocaj

Moscow Stanislavsky Ballet Theatre visits Paris with its new artistic director, French ballet star Laurent Hilaire.

Lukas Geniušas, Signum Quartett

Bach, Rimsky-Korsakov, Ginastera...

The saxophone is in the spotlight with the amazing Signum Saxophone Quartet and pianist Lukas Geniušas.

Bluebeard’s Castle

Béla Bartók

Bartók’s only opera, steeped in the musical traditions of his native Hungary, is a bewitching score performed here by a world-class duo.

Missa solemnis

Ludwig van Beethoven

A monumental work which is the culmination of a musical life and a huge mountain to scale for the performers

Orchestre de chambre de Paris

François-Frédéric Guy

François-Frédéric Guy combines Mozart’s piano with new music by Aurélien Dumont

Gérard Depardieu, Gérard Daguerre

Depardieu sings Barbara

Gérard Depardieu’s final tribute to the Lady in Black.

Benjamin Grosvenor

Beethoven, Liszt

Benjamin Grosvenor is “the most mesmerising young pianist Britain has produced for decades” according to The Times.

Saarländisches Staatsorchester

Sébastien Rouland, Simon Ghraichy

After two solo recitals, pianist Simon Ghraichy returns with a concert programme of Liszt and Saint-Saëns.

Prades aux Champs-Elysées

Beethoven

Michel Lethiec joins forces with his chamber music friends from the Pablo Casals Festival to celebrate Beethoven’s anniversary.

Yundi

Chopin

Chinese piano star Yundi excels in his favourite repertoire

Emőke Baráth, Anthea Pichanick, Philippe Jaroussky, Emiliano Gonzalez Toro

Monteverdi, Cavalli, Sances...

A talented quartet of Early Music musketeers: Emőke Baráth, Anthea Pichanick, Emiliano Gonzalez Toro and Philippe Jaroussky. 

Arcadi Volodos

Liszt, Schumann

Due to illness, Arcadi Volodos has to postponed his concert on Monday 4th of May

New International Phiharmonia Orchestra

Alessandra Vittini, François Doublier

Alessandra Vittini and her New International Philharmonia Orchestra offer a special program with three summits of Mozart's work.

Orchestre de chambre de Paris

Antoine Tamestit

Antoine Tamestit’s viola takes us on a journey through time, from Bach to Britten

Matthias Goerne, Jan Lisiecki

Beethoven

Matthias Goerne has been the master of the German Lied for almost twenty years. After Schubert, he is now turning his attention to the less well-known works of Beethoven.

Tous en chœur !

Gounod, Verdi, Fauré, Brahms...

An concert around masterpieces by greatest composers, performed by high school students from Ile-de-France

L’Orfeo

Claudio Monteverdi

This founding myth of modern opera and the cornerstone of the operatic genre presented as a favola in musica

Fazıl Say

Say, Beethoven

Pianist Fazil Say likes to engage in dialogue. This evening, his tête-à-tête is with Beethoven’s Sonatas.

Orchestre de chambre de Paris

Andrea Marcon, Francesco Piemontesi

Conductor Andrea Marcon and pianist Francesco Piemontesi in a programme by turns light-hearted and solemn, celebrating Mozart and Schubert.

Philippe Jaroussky

Vivaldi, Handel

A third performance this season by Philippe Jaroussky as he returns to the wellspring of Baroque virtuosity with Handel and Vivaldi.

Requiem, Messe de Clovis

Gabriel Fauré, Charles Gounod

Fauré’s Requiem and Gounod’s rarely performed Messe de Clovis. Two perspective on late 19th century French sacred repertoire.

Alessandro

Georg Friedrich Handel

The rare opera Alessandro dates from Handel’s prolific London period and was a milestone when it was first staged, bringing together the two most famous divas of the day

Aleksandra Kurzak

Verdi, Leoncavallo, Puccini, Dvořák...

Soprano Aleksandra Kurzak in recital with some of the finest arias by Leoncavallo, Cilea, Verdi, Puccini, Dvořák, Moniuszko et Tchaïkovski

Elisabeth Leonskaja

Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann, Schubert

The Russian keyboard doyenne takes us into the heart of the Romantic repertoire

L’Incoronazione di Poppea

Claudio Monteverdi

With Christophe Rousset’s crisp conducting and the elegant direction of Stephen Langridge, this is sure to be an outstanding version of Monteverdi’s last opera.

Nikolaï Lugansky

Beethoven, Franck

Following the government's announcement, Nikolaï Lugansky ihas to postpone his recital to June 12, 2020.

Rafał Blechacz

Bach, Beethoven, Franck, Chopin

The technical and poetic prowess of Polish pianist Rafal Blechacz in works by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin and Franck.

Nemanja Radulovic, Double Sens

Rimsky-Korsakov, Sedlar, Vivaldi

A musical journey with a Slavic flavour from the Franco-Serb violinist and his Double Sens ensemble.

Elena Bashkirova

Beethoven, Schumann, Beethoven-Liszt...

Pianist Elena Bashkirova, a chamber music devotee, turns to Beethoven and Schumann for her new recital.

David Fray

Mozart, Schubert, Beethoven

French pianist David Fray blends Mozartian fantasy with Romantic melancholy and heroic variations.

Sunwook Kim

Beethoven

The last three sonatas played by Sunwook Kim bring this Beethoven season to a fitting close

Modigliani Quartet, Nicholas Angelich, Marie-Agnès Gillot, Jremy Demester

An epic meeting between the Modigliani Quartet, pianist Nicholas Angelich, ballet star Marie-Agnès Gillot and the painter Jeremy Demester.

Psyché

Ambroise Thomas

Psyché, which is less well known than Hamlet, is worthy of a revival. It demonstrates the Second Empire’s interest in mythology, which is handled here with great flair

La Folle Soirée de l'Opéra

Grand concert Radio Classique

After its successful previous concerts, Radio Classique offers an evening dedicated to the opera with the most talented artists of the current scene