Handel, Bach

The young Belgian Jodie Devos is the coloratura soprano in the spotlight, triumphing both on stage and on record.

Francis Poulenc / Jean Cocteau, Thierry Escaich / Olivier Py

This production provides a contemporary echo to a seminal work of the 20th century. Poulenc "dialogues" here with the composer Thierry Escaich.

Chopin, Albéniz

Roger Muraro combines the virtuosity and romanticism of Chopin and Albéniz.


Piotr Anderzewski, a master of the art of the Cantor of Leipzig.

Avi Avital

A refined and energetic programme performed with Avi Avital's mandolin.


David Fray is back with Schubert and his imposing Wanderer-Fantasy.

Mozart, De Falla, Bach, Lavry

All the nuances of the mandolin and the exquisite skill of Avi Avital.

Giuseppe Verdi

During a ball, Verdi removes the masks of passion and duty.

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

Undoubtedly the most well-known lament of sorrow in the baroque repertoire.

Johann Sebastian Bach

Matthäus-Passion, or the pinnacle of Bach's choral art directed and sung by Mark Padmore.

Sergei Prokofiev - Young audience

One fine morning, little Peter opened the gate of the garden and went out into the vast green meadows...

Henry Desmarest

Henry Desmarest's little-known Didon is reborn thanks to the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles and Véronique Gens singing the title role.

Johann Sebastian Bach

The first of the great pieces Bach composed when he moved to Leipzig and one of the highlights of his choral catalogue.

Bach-Liszt, Bach-Busoni, Mozart-Liszt, Albéniz...

The whirlwind of the senses from Bach to Granados performed by Simon Ghraichy.

Mozart, Sibelius

Christian Tetzlaff and his eponymous quartet celebrate Mozart and Sibelius.

Tabula Rasa, Woman with water, 24 hours and a dog

Paris discovers the young Cuban company Malpaso with its incredible energy thanks to three ballets by Ohad Naharin, Mast Ek and Osnel Delgado.

Beethoven, Debussy, Rachmaninov

Nikolai Lugansky's full palette from Beethovenian classicism to Debussy melody.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Mozart's most popular sacred work and his famous aria Agnus Dei - where the spiritual takes on a sensual quality.

Handel, Porpora, Broschi, Caldara

Handel and his muses performed by Patrizia Ciofi, Lea Desandre and Anthea Pichanick.

Richard Wagner

"Bühnenweihfestspiel" ("festival play for the consecration of the stage"), Wagner’s last opera is a powerful epopee, and a final masterpiece.

Vincenzo Bellini

Bellini's ultimate masterpiece owes its notoriety to his leading roles among the most demanding in the belcantist repertoire.

Bruno Mantovani, Philippe Bianconi

An evening to celebrate the musical ties between France and the United States.

George Frideric Handel

Tamerlano, one of the most beautiful and poignant examples of vocal acrobatics in the baroque repertoire.

Purcell, Vivaldi, Piazzolla, Molinelli

A unique and intimate encounter between Vivaldi's violin and Piazzolla's bandoneon.

Schubert, Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky...

A birthday party and harp for Marielle Nordmann's 80th birthday.


The story of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony in music and words.


Akram Khan’s latest solo, at once gripping humanity, tragic and poetic, like this immense performer.

Mendelssohn, Schumann

Mendelssohn chamber musician and the art of Schumann's declaration of love by the Trio Wanderer.

Depardieu sings Barbara

Gérard Depardieu’s final tribute to the Lady in Black

Lars Vogt, Christian Tetzlaff

Brahms-inspired virtuosity and romanticism in the hands of violinist Lars Vogt.

Britten, Brahms

The luminous Belcea in Brahms and Britten.

Rossini, Bellini, Verdi...

Sonya Yoncheva celebrates romantic opera and bel canto.

Johann Sebastian Bach

Jean-Christophe Spinosi welcomes young singers and breakdancers for an original journey, combining tradition and modernity.


Three of Mozart's most beautiful quintets by the Konzertmeister of the Berlin Philharmonic.

Mozart, Schumann

Second evening with the Konzertmeister of the Berlin Philharmonic with Mozart and Schumann.

Thomas Dausgaard, Haochen Zhang

The Three Ages of Strauss explored by conductor Thomas Dausgaard and pianist Haochen Zhang.

Riccardo Muti

Riccardo Muti and the Wiener Philharmoniker for a masterful demonstration of musical complicity.


The traditional and much awaited Parisian recital of the pianistic oddball Grigory Sokolov.

L'amour, la mort, la mer

Patricia Petibon's new "journey" in her own right, combining alchemy and finesse.

Debussy, Berlioz-Liszt

Alexander Melnikov's visionary and nuanced programme.

Richard Strauss

“Prima la musica e poi le parole” ... Capriccio, the great Strauss’ lyrical testament, conducted by Christian Thielemann.

Prokofiev, Rachmaninov

Valentina Lisitsa on Russian soil with Prokofiev and Rachmaninov.

Donizetti, Verdi, Massenet

After their duets in La Traviata and Manon, Pretty Yende and Benjamin Bernheim meet again for a recital.

Leif Ove Andsnes, Matthew Truscott, Christiane Karg

The Mahler Chamber Orchestra and Leif Ove Andsnes celebrate Mozart and the years 1785-1786.

Rossini, Gounod, Massenet, Donizetti...

Sumi Jo, a big name in world peace.

Haydn, Schubert, Chopin, Stravinsky

The Russian giant is back with two Viennese classics, Chopin and Stravinsky.

George Frideric Handel

A brilliant and rare pasticcio comprising Handel's arias and cantatas and a team experienced in this repertoire led by Franco Fagioli

Vincenzo Bellini

La Sonnambula is one of the most beautiful lyrical pages of Italian Romanticism. The young American soprano Nadine Sierra, a rising star of her generation, is set to shine in this opera.

Bach, Schubert

Pianist Fazil Say is a man of dialogue: tonight, with Schubert and Bach.

W. A. Mozart, G. Paisiello

The Mozartian legend in resonance with the little-known Mass for the Coronation of Napoleon by Paisiello.

Et Pof

Muriel Robin is back doing her cult sketches.

Beethoven, Haydn, Schubert

Christian Zacharias brings Haydn and Beethoven into dialogue.

Sartorio, Monteverdi, Marini, Rossi

La Storia di Orfeo told with style by Philippe Jaroussky and Emőke Baráth.


The young soprano Elsa Dreisig with her incredible rise to fame welcomes us to an evening of Mozart's music.

Cavalli, Bononcini, Handel, Hasse

Jakub Józef Orliński: the modern and worthy successor of 18th century castrati.

Charles Lecocq

Lecocq’s Madame Angot was a triumph when it was created, then it was forgotten. A talented team of French singers is putting her back in the spotlight with great enthusiasm.

Jacques Offenbach

Ending the season on a high note, with an opera-buffa and Offenbach's gem: a great way to ease into the summer break.

The most beautiful opera arias by the most beautiful voices

Another Folle Soirée event devoted to opera organised by Radio Classique.