Each season, the Cité de la musique - Philharmonie de Paris offers events exploring a musical genre, both in the field of popular and improvised music, and in the classical repertoire.

Vocal Art Biennial

Biennale d'Art Vocal

JANUARY 20 TO 29, 2017 The Biennale d’art vocal was inaugurated in 2003. For ten days, this eighth edition will welcome young choristers and great voices for an adventure spanning Baroque music, hip-hop and opera, wrapping it all up with a fabulous weekend of Lied.

Rising stars

Rising Stars

14-15 JANUARY 2017

Conceived for young artists, the Rising Stars series is organised by ECHO (European Concert Hall Organisation), a network of which the Phiharmonie de Paris is a member. Each artist gives the first performance of a new work.

Festival Days-Off

Days Off

JUNE 30 TO JULY 10, 2016

A one-of-a-kind pop festival that combines original creations, novel projects, big names and new talents. With Anohni, Max Richter, Mogwai, Benjamin Clementine, Kurt Vile & The Violators, Philip Glass & Kronos Quartet, The Cinematic Orchestra, Cat Power…

Jazz à la Villette 2016  © Hartland Villa

Jazz à la Villette


The big event to kickoff the new season, Jazz à la Villette covers the entire jazz palette, crossing genre lines and mixing trends to offer a living panorama of this ever-evolving brand of music.