Philharmonie de Paris

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Rattle, Salonen, Chailly, all at the Philharmonie!

January is a fruitful month for the Philharmonie de Paris, which welcomes three of the most prominent conductors. Sir Simon Rattle opens the ball on 14 and 15 January 2023 with the London Symphony Orchestra and two fine programmes, Sibelius/Bruckner then Beethoven/Stravinsky. The Orchestre de Paris meets Esa-Pekka Salonen on 25 and 26 January for […]

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Marie-Nicole Lemieux twice an enchantress

While the Chorégies d’Orange is focusing on her Carmen this summer, Marie-Nicole Lemieux will first enchant the Philharmonie de Paris on 9 January 2023, with the ensemble Les Épopées (then on 11 January at Bozar in Brussels). They present their new programme entitled ‘Enchantress’, in which the superb mezzo tackles the great tragic heroines such […]

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Véronique Gens’ Human Voice

After her huge success in Gluck’s Armide at the Opéra Comique, Véronique Gens returns to a more modern tragedy in concert and on record. In January 2023, the Orchestre National de Lille, conducted by Alexandre Bloch, will support the superb soprano in Francis Poulenc’s La Voix humaine, on Wednesday 25 January at the Nouveau Siècle […]

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András Schiff’s Bachs in Paris at last

Many tours have been disrupted by the pandemic, forcing organizers to do some gymnastics with their schedule. The famous Hungarian pianist Sir András Schiff resumes his tour with the Cappella Andrea Barca, which he has chosen personally. After the complete Mozart piano concertos, it is now the turn of the Bach concertos BWV 1052, 1053, […]

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Animals Invasion at the Philharmonie de Paris

Famous for its exceptional acoustics, the Philharmonie de Paris welcomes all sounds and even the cries of animals. It is a fantastic bestiary, both visual and aural, that is exhibited from 20 September 2022 to 29 January 2023. In a playful and sumptuous setting, MUSICANIMALE offers a journey of 150 works and art objects organised […]

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Les Surprises at the Philharmonie de Paris

On Wednesday, October 5, 2022, Mozart is in the spotlight at the Philharmonie de Paris with Les Surprises. In an approach of musicological and historical research, the ensemble co-founded and directed by Louis-Noël Bestion de Camboulas performs on period instruments (a Gräbner 1791 piano and a Hemsch 1761 harpsichord) vocal works by the divine composer, […]

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The Philharmonie de Paris pulls out all the stops

The Philharmonie de Paris is back with a bang, with a line-up of great conductors. On the 6th and 7th of September 2020, Yannick Nézet-Séguin opens the ball with the Philadelphia Orchestra (and a fine programme with, in particular, the soprano Angel Blue, the revelation of Gounod’s Faust at Bastille). On the 8th and 9th, […]

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Thierry Escaich victim of Putin !

The Philharmonie de Paris, like all Western concert halls, has cancelled the visit of the pro-Putin Russian conductor Valery Gergiev. A prestigious replacement has been found for the performances on 16 and 17 May 2022 with Daniele Gatti who will conduct the Münchner Philharmoniker. A few programme changes have been made, including the cancellation of […]

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The new Cheffe de Paris:

The final of the second edition of the international La Maestra competition, which took place on Sunday 6 March 2022 at the Philharmonie de Paris, crowned Anna Sulkowska-Migon, a young Polish chef aged 26. Her compatriot Joanna Natalia Slusarczyk won second prize ahead of the Spanish Beatriz Fernandez Aucejo. Congratulations and best wishes for success […]

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Raphaël Pichon’s Holy Trinity:

On Saturday 19, Sunday 20 and Monday 21 February 2022, lovers of Bach’s music will be in Paris in the Grande Salle Pierre Boulez of the Philharmonie for one of three concerts. Raphaël Pichon and the Pygmalion ensemble performs three oratorios devoted to the great Christian festivals (Christmas, Easter, Ascension) completed by the St John […]