Contemporain - Saison 2018-2019

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Tuesday
4/09

Concerts

Concert
8:30pm
Biennale Pierre Boulez
8:30pm
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
No Pierre Boulez biennal would be complete without a concert from the Ensemble intercomporain. Under the baton of musical director Matthias Pintscher, the group returns to the source of their founder’s musical inspiration: the Second Viennese...
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
No Pierre Boulez biennal would be complete without a concert from the Ensemble intercomporain. Under the baton of musical director Matthias Pintscher, the group returns to the source of their founder’s musical inspiration: the Second Viennese...

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Thursday
6/09

Concerts

Symphonic Concert
8:30pm
Biennale Pierre Boulez
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Daniel Barenboim pays tribute to his dear friend Pierre Boulez via some of the composer’s most captivating and unique works, as well as through another sacred – and savage – ritual: Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring.
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Daniel Barenboim pays tribute to his dear friend Pierre Boulez via some of the composer’s most captivating and unique works, as well as through another sacred – and savage – ritual: Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring.
Friday
7/09

Concerts

Concert
8:30pm
Biennale Pierre Boulez
8:30pm
Le Studio - Philharmonie
One of the most talented young composers of his generation, Benjamin Attahir has brought together a multitude of influences to craft a style marked by Boulez, Baroque composer Marin Marais, and the subtle nuances of Arabic music.
Le Studio - Philharmonie
One of the most talented young composers of his generation, Benjamin Attahir has brought together a multitude of influences to craft a style marked by Boulez, Baroque composer Marin Marais, and the subtle nuances of Arabic music.

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Saturday
8/09

Concerts

Concert
3:00pm
Biennale Pierre Boulez
3:00pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
The Boulez Ensemble programme offers an abundant combination of musical styles, converging into the performance of sur Incises.
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
The Boulez Ensemble programme offers an abundant combination of musical styles, converging into the performance of sur Incises.
Concert
8:30pm
Biennale Pierre Boulez
8:30pm
Le Studio - Philharmonie
A pianist and musicologist fascinated by the music of the twentieth century, Ralph van Raat explores the searing Boulezian style.
Le Studio - Philharmonie
A pianist and musicologist fascinated by the music of the twentieth century, Ralph van Raat explores the searing Boulezian style.
Friday
14/09

Concerts

Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
In his prophetic Inori, Stockhausen takes on the role of divine creator, combining grand orchestra and solo dancer. Each movement evolves alongside a colour, a rhythm, and a marked musical intensity.
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
In his prophetic Inori, Stockhausen takes on the role of divine creator, combining grand orchestra and solo dancer. Each movement evolves alongside a colour, a rhythm, and a marked musical intensity.

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Sunday
16/09
Boston Weekend

Concerts

Chamber Music
3:00pm
3:00pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
French musicians join the Boston Symphony to celebrate ancient links connecting the New England city—itself very European in tradition—and Paris in a programme united by its musical charm.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
French musicians join the Boston Symphony to celebrate ancient links connecting the New England city—itself very European in tradition—and Paris in a programme united by its musical charm.
Wednesday
19/09

Concerts

Show
8:30pm
8:30pm
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
In collaboration with composer Philip Miller, William Kentridge offers a fusion of several artistic forms. Paper Music is a veritable sensory universe, melancholy and visionary at once.
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
In collaboration with composer Philip Miller, William Kentridge offers a fusion of several artistic forms. Paper Music is a veritable sensory universe, melancholy and visionary at once.
Thursday
20/09

Concerts

Show
8:30pm
8:30pm
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
In collaboration with composer Philip Miller, William Kentridge offers a fusion of several artistic forms. Paper Music is a veritable sensory universe, melancholy and visionary at once.
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
In collaboration with composer Philip Miller, William Kentridge offers a fusion of several artistic forms. Paper Music is a veritable sensory universe, melancholy and visionary at once.
Wednesday
26/09

Concerts

Symphonic Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Eleven years after the success of his first concerto, Jörg Widmann gives us a new and surprising work for violin. After, the idyllic landscapes and elements of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 “The Pastoral”.
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Eleven years after the success of his first concerto, Jörg Widmann gives us a new and surprising work for violin. After, the idyllic landscapes and elements of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 “The Pastoral”.
Thursday
27/09

Concerts

Symphonic Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Eleven years after the success of his first concerto, Jörg Widmann gives us a new and surprising work for violin. After, the idyllic landscapes and elements of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 “The Pastoral”.
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Eleven years after the success of his first concerto, Jörg Widmann gives us a new and surprising work for violin. After, the idyllic landscapes and elements of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 “The Pastoral”.
Saturday
29/09
Frank Zappa Weekend

Concerts

Family Concert
11:00am
11:00am
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
This concert was imagined as an expedition into the kaleidoscopic mind of Frank Zappa. An intriguing blend of satire, doo-wop, and contemporary music.
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
This concert was imagined as an expedition into the kaleidoscopic mind of Frank Zappa. An intriguing blend of satire, doo-wop, and contemporary music.

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Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
In 1984, the Ensemble Intercontemporain recorded The Perfect Stranger, a score written by Frank Zappa. Heir of Pierre Boulez, Matthias Pinscher presents a programme centred around the whimsical, mustachioed musician’s work.
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
In 1984, the Ensemble Intercontemporain recorded The Perfect Stranger, a score written by Frank Zappa. Heir of Pierre Boulez, Matthias Pinscher presents a programme centred around the whimsical, mustachioed musician’s work.

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Friday
5/10

Concerts

Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Mikko Franck presents a programme loyal to his style; juxtaposing works for a variety of ensembles in order to bring out unfamiliar combinations of colours and timbres, before calling in the full orchestra.
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Mikko Franck presents a programme loyal to his style; juxtaposing works for a variety of ensembles in order to bring out unfamiliar combinations of colours and timbres, before calling in the full orchestra.
Saturday
6/10
Nuit Blanche

Concerts

Concert
9:00pm
Nuit Blanche
9:00pm
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
Performing works by Bryce Dessner, Sufjan Stevens, Nico Mulhy, and Son Luxe, the intensely interdisciplinary New York ensemble yMusic invites you to spend a long and gentle night with the sophisticated sounds of orchestral pop.
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
Performing works by Bryce Dessner, Sufjan Stevens, Nico Mulhy, and Son Luxe, the intensely interdisciplinary New York ensemble yMusic invites you to spend a long and gentle night with the sophisticated sounds of orchestral pop.
Sunday
14/10
Japan Weekend (1)

Concerts

Piano Recital
4:30pm
4:30pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
The juxtaposition of Études by Debussy and Hosokawa offers a unique meeting  point between East and West that explores the fascinating reciprocity between Japan and France, replete with rich and secret connections.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
The juxtaposition of Études by Debussy and Hosokawa offers a unique meeting  point between East and West that explores the fascinating reciprocity between Japan and France, replete with rich and secret connections.
Pierre et Gilles Exhibition, from November 20, 2019 to February 23, 2020
Wednesday
17/10

Concerts

Symphonic Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
An evening dedicated to the keyboard starring the new concerto for two pianos composed for Katia and Marielle Labèque, plus Saint-Saëns’ “Organ Symphony,” with Thomas Ospital at the organ. Stravinsky’s Chant du...
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
An evening dedicated to the keyboard starring the new concerto for two pianos composed for Katia and Marielle Labèque, plus Saint-Saëns’ “Organ Symphony,” with Thomas Ospital at the organ. Stravinsky’s Chant du...
Thursday
18/10

Concerts

Film & Music Performance
8:30pm
8:30pm
Le Studio - Philharmonie
After World War I, the impact of the bombing was filmed from a blimp; the result is unsurprisingly staggering. Jean-François Zygel’s improvisations and Jean Rouaud’s text accompany us on this emotional journey.
Le Studio - Philharmonie
After World War I, the impact of the bombing was filmed from a blimp; the result is unsurprisingly staggering. Jean-François Zygel’s improvisations and Jean Rouaud’s text accompany us on this emotional journey.
Symphonic Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
An evening dedicated to the keyboard starring the new concerto for two pianos composed for Katia and Marielle Labèque, plus Saint-Saëns’ “Organ Symphony,” with Thomas Ospital at the organ. Stravinsky’s Chant du...
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
An evening dedicated to the keyboard starring the new concerto for two pianos composed for Katia and Marielle Labèque, plus Saint-Saëns’ “Organ Symphony,” with Thomas Ospital at the organ. Stravinsky’s Chant du...

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Saturday
20/10
Spirit Weekend

Concerts

Chamber Music
4:30pm
4:30pm
Le Studio - Philharmonie
An intimate dialogue between the fascinating Bartókian accents of Ligeti’s tamorphoses nocturnes and Schoenberg’s Transfigured Night, composed in 1899 and inspired by Richard Dehmel’s poem.
Le Studio - Philharmonie
An intimate dialogue between the fascinating Bartókian accents of Ligeti’s tamorphoses nocturnes and Schoenberg’s Transfigured Night, composed in 1899 and inspired by Richard Dehmel’s poem.
Vocal Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Author of an impressive body of works reaching unparalleled realms of purity, Arvo Pärt is the star of tonight’s vocal concert, whose programme combines legendary works from the 1970s and some of the major Estonian composer’s more...
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Author of an impressive body of works reaching unparalleled realms of purity, Arvo Pärt is the star of tonight’s vocal concert, whose programme combines legendary works from the 1970s and some of the major Estonian composer’s more...

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Sunday
21/10
Spirit Weekend

Concerts

Piano Recital
3:00pm
3:00pm
Le Studio - Philharmonie
Inspired by Lamartine, Liszt’s cycle, Harmonies poétiques et religieuses (Poetic and Religious Harmonies) juxtaposes angelic pieces, mystic atmospheres, and powerful frescos like Funérailles (Funerals) and Bénédiction...
Le Studio - Philharmonie
Inspired by Lamartine, Liszt’s cycle, Harmonies poétiques et religieuses (Poetic and Religious Harmonies) juxtaposes angelic pieces, mystic atmospheres, and powerful frescos like Funérailles (Funerals) and Bénédiction...
Symphonic Concert
4:30pm
4:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
A programme with two sides: dreamlike and meditative with the works of Arvo Pärt and Schumann, and stately and energetic with those of Liszt, especially with Martha Argerich performing his Piano Concerto No. 1 with ardour and poetry.
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
A programme with two sides: dreamlike and meditative with the works of Arvo Pärt and Schumann, and stately and energetic with those of Liszt, especially with Martha Argerich performing his Piano Concerto No. 1 with ardour and poetry.

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Wednesday
24/10

Concerts

Symphonic Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
To celebrate his 75th birthday, Péter Eötvös offers us an all-Hungarian diptych: two of his most powerfully expressive works meet a pair of playful and enchanting scores straight out of Bartók’s folklore-inspired imagination.
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
To celebrate his 75th birthday, Péter Eötvös offers us an all-Hungarian diptych: two of his most powerfully expressive works meet a pair of playful and enchanting scores straight out of Bartók’s folklore-inspired imagination.
Friday
26/10

Concerts

Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
Matthias Pintscher and the Ensemble intercontemporain present two representatives of the next generation, Clara Ianotta and Pierre-Yves Macé, putting the Italian and French composers into context alongside guiding figure Helmut Lachenmann.
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
Matthias Pintscher and the Ensemble intercontemporain present two representatives of the next generation, Clara Ianotta and Pierre-Yves Macé, putting the Italian and French composers into context alongside guiding figure Helmut Lachenmann.

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Monday
5/11

Concerts

Symphonic Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
If Qigang Chen’s music is a bridge between East and West, Shostakovich’s is undeniably Russian, whether in his Symphony n°5, or in his Cello Concerto n°2, performed here by soloist Edgar Moreau.
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
If Qigang Chen’s music is a bridge between East and West, Shostakovich’s is undeniably Russian, whether in his Symphony n°5, or in his Cello Concerto n°2, performed here by soloist Edgar Moreau.
Wednesday
7/11

Concerts

Symphonic Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Thomas Adès is a man of many talents and several are on display tonight as he takes us on an interstellar voyage with Polaris before demonstrating his ardent passion with one of the twentieth-century’s most powerful and original...
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Thomas Adès is a man of many talents and several are on display tonight as he takes us on an interstellar voyage with Polaris before demonstrating his ardent passion with one of the twentieth-century’s most powerful and original...

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Thursday
8/11

Concerts

Symphonic Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Thomas Adès is a man of many talents and several are on display tonight as he takes us on an interstellar voyage with Polaris before demonstrating his ardent passion with one of the twentieth-century’s most powerful and original...
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Thomas Adès is a man of many talents and several are on display tonight as he takes us on an interstellar voyage with Polaris before demonstrating his ardent passion with one of the twentieth-century’s most powerful and original...
Saturday
10/11
War and Peace Weekend

Concerts

Show
8:45pm
War and Peace Weekend
8:45pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
A powerful work from Nicholas Lens set to a text by Nick Cave, Shell Shock explores the post-traumatic stress experienced by soldiers returning from World War I. With choreography and staging by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui.
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
A powerful work from Nicholas Lens set to a text by Nick Cave, Shell Shock explores the post-traumatic stress experienced by soldiers returning from World War I. With choreography and staging by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui.
Sunday
11/11
War and Peace Weekend

Concerts

Vocal Concert
9:00pm
War and Peace Weekend
9:00pm
Le Studio - Philharmonie
A cappella choral music in all its splendour! While Caplet, Ravel, and Poulenc demonstrate the French inclination for short vocal works, Reger and Schönberg are undoubtedly part of the rich German tradition.
Le Studio - Philharmonie
A cappella choral music in all its splendour! While Caplet, Ravel, and Poulenc demonstrate the French inclination for short vocal works, Reger and Schönberg are undoubtedly part of the rich German tradition.
Show
9:00pm
War and Peace Weekend
9:00pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
A powerful work from Nicholas Lens set to a text by Nick Cave, Shell Shock explores the post-traumatic stress experienced by soldiers returning from World War I. With choreography and staging by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui.
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
A powerful work from Nicholas Lens set to a text by Nick Cave, Shell Shock explores the post-traumatic stress experienced by soldiers returning from World War I. With choreography and staging by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui.
Friday
16/11

Concerts

Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
Claude Vivier and Gérard Grisey are cut from the same cloth. They both enjoyed productive relationships with spirituality and both left us far too soon, leaving us to wonder about the works they would have been able to create.
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
Claude Vivier and Gérard Grisey are cut from the same cloth. They both enjoyed productive relationships with spirituality and both left us far too soon, leaving us to wonder about the works they would have been able to create.
Saturday
17/11
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker Weekend

Concerts

Show for kids
3:00pm
3:00pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
This work for two dancers and one pianist combines movement, sound, and words to embody the often unconscious turmoil of the human spirit. A choreographed performance that takes us deep inside of ourselves. Performance in French.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
This work for two dancers and one pianist combines movement, sound, and words to embody the often unconscious turmoil of the human spirit. A choreographed performance that takes us deep inside of ourselves. Performance in French.
Sunday
18/11
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker Weekend

Concerts

Show for kids
3:00pm
3:00pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
This work for two dancers and one pianist combines movement, sound, and words to embody the often unconscious turmoil of the human spirit. A choreographed performance that takes us deep inside of ourselves. Performance in French.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
This work for two dancers and one pianist combines movement, sound, and words to embody the often unconscious turmoil of the human spirit. A choreographed performance that takes us deep inside of ourselves. Performance in French.
Concert
4:30pm
4:30pm
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
The innovative ensemble LINKS invites you to rediscover Steve Reich’s Drumming in an atypical acoustic configuration and staging. This major work inspired one of Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker’s most beautiful pieces.
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
The innovative ensemble LINKS invites you to rediscover Steve Reich’s Drumming in an atypical acoustic configuration and staging. This major work inspired one of Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker’s most beautiful pieces.

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Saturday
24/11
Debussy / Ravel Weekend

Concerts

Symphonic Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
French music in all its glory! Celebrate the seductive finesse of Debussy’s Images, the enchanting cello of Dutilleux’s Tout un monde lointain… (A Whole Distant World…), and the fascinating audacity of Ravel’s Bolero.
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
French music in all its glory! Celebrate the seductive finesse of Debussy’s Images, the enchanting cello of Dutilleux’s Tout un monde lointain… (A Whole Distant World…), and the fascinating audacity of Ravel’s Bolero.
Friday
7/12

Concerts

Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
The first volume of a portrait of György Ligeti, this concert offers a glimpse of the Hungarian master’s vocal works. The Ensemble intercontemporain and the orchestra of the Conservatoire de Paris are joined by the Hungarian National Choir.
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
The first volume of a portrait of György Ligeti, this concert offers a glimpse of the Hungarian master’s vocal works. The Ensemble intercontemporain and the orchestra of the Conservatoire de Paris are joined by the Hungarian National Choir.

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Friday
14/12
Emergences Weekend

Concerts

Chamber Music
8:30pm
8:30pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Born between 1968 and 1984, they come from England, Italy, Japan, Norway, Singapour, and Slovenia. These women represent the young generation of female composers breathing fresh air into the world that surrounds them.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Born between 1968 and 1984, they come from England, Italy, Japan, Norway, Singapour, and Slovenia. These women represent the young generation of female composers breathing fresh air into the world that surrounds them.
Saturday
15/12
Emergences Weekend

Concerts

Chamber Music
4:30pm
4:30pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Young cello prodigy Kian Soltani was born in Austria in 1992 into a family of Persian musicians. The depth of his playing and his stage presence have already earned him considerable acclaim on some of the world’s greatest stages.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Young cello prodigy Kian Soltani was born in Austria in 1992 into a family of Persian musicians. The depth of his playing and his stage presence have already earned him considerable acclaim on some of the world’s greatest stages.
Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
An unfettered musician whose aesthetic is strongly defined by robbery, contraband, and sharing alike, cellist Gaspar Claus first dreamed of an evening reuniting musicians and an artist back in 2012 in Brooklyn. Six years later, he has brought it back...
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
An unfettered musician whose aesthetic is strongly defined by robbery, contraband, and sharing alike, cellist Gaspar Claus first dreamed of an evening reuniting musicians and an artist back in 2012 in Brooklyn. Six years later, he has brought it back...
Chamber Music
8:30pm
8:30pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
The Arod quartet are following in the impressive footsteps of fellow French quartets the Ébène and the Modigliani—a feat no other recent ensemble has managed to achieve. Their energy, engagement, and generosity are evident each time...
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
The Arod quartet are following in the impressive footsteps of fellow French quartets the Ébène and the Modigliani—a feat no other recent ensemble has managed to achieve. Their energy, engagement, and generosity are evident each time...
Sunday
16/12
Emergences Weekend

Concerts

Chamber Music
11:00am
11:00am
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
One of the most exciting chamber ensembles of recent years, the Amati Trio perform Schubert and Shostakovich’s Trio No. 2, whose elegiac energy places it in the great tradition of Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
One of the most exciting chamber ensembles of recent years, the Amati Trio perform Schubert and Shostakovich’s Trio No. 2, whose elegiac energy places it in the great tradition of Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov.
Recital
3:00pm
3:00pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
In 2012, Anaïs Gaudemard took home first prize at the International Harp Contest in Israel. She has proven to be one of the most brilliant musicians of the young generation, continuing the legacy of talented French harpists.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
In 2012, Anaïs Gaudemard took home first prize at the International Harp Contest in Israel. She has proven to be one of the most brilliant musicians of the young generation, continuing the legacy of talented French harpists.
Performance Concert
4:00pm
4:00pm
Le Studio - Philharmonie
Have you ever thought of combining music and gastronomy? This flavourful creation from Miguelone Vidal brings together the gestures of cooking and electroacoustic music. And at the end, the public will get to enjoy the delicious fruits of his creative...
Le Studio - Philharmonie
Have you ever thought of combining music and gastronomy? This flavourful creation from Miguelone Vidal brings together the gestures of cooking and electroacoustic music. And at the end, the public will get to enjoy the delicious fruits of his creative...
Performance Concert
9:00pm
9:00pm
Le Studio - Philharmonie
Have you ever thought of combining music and gastronomy? This flavourful creation from Miguelone Vidal brings together the gestures of cooking and electroacoustic music. And at the end, the public will get to enjoy the delicious fruits of his creative...
Le Studio - Philharmonie
Have you ever thought of combining music and gastronomy? This flavourful creation from Miguelone Vidal brings together the gestures of cooking and electroacoustic music. And at the end, the public will get to enjoy the delicious fruits of his creative...
Saturday
12/01
Berlioz Weekend (1)

Concerts

Concert
6:30pm
6:30pm
Le Studio - Philharmonie
If Feldman’s viola can be found at the limits of silence, Pesson’s is a hero inspired by Berlioz’s Harold in Italy. Caplet’s achieves Debussy’s ultimate dream: an adaptation of Edgar Poe.
Le Studio - Philharmonie
If Feldman’s viola can be found at the limits of silence, Pesson’s is a hero inspired by Berlioz’s Harold in Italy. Caplet’s achieves Debussy’s ultimate dream: an adaptation of Edgar Poe.
Friday
18/01

Concerts

Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
The Ensemble intercontemporain celebrates four unclassifiable composers. The four passionate innovators and lovers of French culture have each crafted a work at the nexus of jazz, electronic music, improvisation, and writing.
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
The Ensemble intercontemporain celebrates four unclassifiable composers. The four passionate innovators and lovers of French culture have each crafted a work at the nexus of jazz, electronic music, improvisation, and writing.

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Saturday
19/01
Fais-moi peur Weekend !

Concerts

Show
8:30pm
8:30pm
Le Studio - Philharmonie
A new staged work from Pierre Jodlowski, Ghostland takes us on a mesmerizing journey through the kingdom of shadows, combining contemporary music, theatre, and video.
Le Studio - Philharmonie
A new staged work from Pierre Jodlowski, Ghostland takes us on a mesmerizing journey through the kingdom of shadows, combining contemporary music, theatre, and video.
Sunday
20/01
Fais-moi peur Weekend !

Concerts

Film & Music Performance
4:30pm
4:30pm
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
Jean-François Zygel’s strange and mysterious soundtrack is just the match for the intensity and unique spirit of Murnau’s Nosferatu, an emblematic work of German expressionism, fantastical cinema, and the modern history of vampires.
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
Jean-François Zygel’s strange and mysterious soundtrack is just the match for the intensity and unique spirit of Murnau’s Nosferatu, an emblematic work of German expressionism, fantastical cinema, and the modern history of vampires.

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Saturday
26/01

Concerts

Concert
3:00pm
3:00pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
With this panoramic perspective on the American symphonic repertoire, the Orchestre Pasdeloup take us from George Gershwin to John Williams, painting a musical portrait of this country marked by extremes.
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
With this panoramic perspective on the American symphonic repertoire, the Orchestre Pasdeloup take us from George Gershwin to John Williams, painting a musical portrait of this country marked by extremes.
Tuesday
29/01

Concerts

Symphonic Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Jamie Philipps and Nicolas Dautricourt immerse you into the world of Russia during the first half of the twentieth century.
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Jamie Philipps and Nicolas Dautricourt immerse you into the world of Russia during the first half of the twentieth century.
Wednesday
30/01

Concerts

Symphonic Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
After a sumptuously stylish danse macabre from Thomas Adès, Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 in all its light and vigour, under the baton of Daniel Harding.
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
After a sumptuously stylish danse macabre from Thomas Adès, Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 in all its light and vigour, under the baton of Daniel Harding.
Thursday
31/01

Concerts

Symphonic Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
After a sumptuously stylish danse macabre from Thomas Adès, Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 in all its light and vigour, under the baton of Daniel Harding.
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
After a sumptuously stylish danse macabre from Thomas Adès, Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 in all its light and vigour, under the baton of Daniel Harding.
Friday
1/02
Berio+ Week-end

Concerts

Show
8:30pm
8:30pm
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
In the early 1980’s, Luciano Berio adorned Monteverdi’s renowned music for Orfeo with fresh contemporary sonorities created by a collective of composers. For him, it was all a question of listening to history differently…
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
In the early 1980’s, Luciano Berio adorned Monteverdi’s renowned music for Orfeo with fresh contemporary sonorities created by a collective of composers. For him, it was all a question of listening to history differently…

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Saturday
2/02
Berio+ Week-end

Concerts

Show for kids
3:00pm
3:00pm
Salle de conférence - Philharmonie
On stage, it’s the four musicians of the Revue Blanche (on soprano, flute, harp, and viola) who lead the dance, visit with iconic singer and legendary muse Cathy Berberian, and take the audience on a musical journey through the world of Italian...
Salle de conférence - Philharmonie
On stage, it’s the four musicians of the Revue Blanche (on soprano, flute, harp, and viola) who lead the dance, visit with iconic singer and legendary muse Cathy Berberian, and take the audience on a musical journey through the world of Italian...
Family Participatory Concert
3:00pm
3:00pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
A festival of animals! Three composers from different generations take on the world of imagination. Cats, mice, chicken, elephants, kangaroos, and even fossils make up a magical menagerie.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
A festival of animals! Three composers from different generations take on the world of imagination. Cats, mice, chicken, elephants, kangaroos, and even fossils make up a magical menagerie.

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Performance Concert
7:00pm
7:00pm
Le Studio - Philharmonie
Transmission is one of the founding principles of the Ensemble intercontemporain, as important as creation and exploring new modes of musical representation. In this project, the soloists of the ensemble mentor primary school students.
Le Studio - Philharmonie
Transmission is one of the founding principles of the Ensemble intercontemporain, as important as creation and exploring new modes of musical representation. In this project, the soloists of the ensemble mentor primary school students.

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Symphonic Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
An exceptional blend of styles, Berio’s Sinfonia is still as unforgettably vibrant 50 years after its premiere. A set of Mahler lieder, orchestrated by the Italian composer, set the stage in today’s performance.
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
An exceptional blend of styles, Berio’s Sinfonia is still as unforgettably vibrant 50 years after its premiere. A set of Mahler lieder, orchestrated by the Italian composer, set the stage in today’s performance.
Sunday
3/02
Berio+ Week-end

Concerts

Show for kids
3:00pm
3:00pm
Salle de conférence - Philharmonie
On stage, it’s the four musicians of the Revue Blanche (on soprano, flute, harp, and viola) who lead the dance, visit with iconic singer and legendary muse Cathy Berberian, and take the audience on a musical journey through the world of Italian...
Salle de conférence - Philharmonie
On stage, it’s the four musicians of the Revue Blanche (on soprano, flute, harp, and viola) who lead the dance, visit with iconic singer and legendary muse Cathy Berberian, and take the audience on a musical journey through the world of Italian...
Recital
3:00pm
3:00pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Spotlight on violin virtuosity! An event celebrating all of its forms and diverse styles, from Paganini’s diabolical daring to the erudite explorations of Berio and Sciarrino.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Spotlight on violin virtuosity! An event celebrating all of its forms and diverse styles, from Paganini’s diabolical daring to the erudite explorations of Berio and Sciarrino.
Concert
4:30pm
4:30pm
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
At the head of a pair of choirs from Seine-Saint-Denis (one amateur, one professional), Catherine Simonpietri leads the French premiere of Lucia Ronchetti’s Inedia prodigiosa.
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
At the head of a pair of choirs from Seine-Saint-Denis (one amateur, one professional), Catherine Simonpietri leads the French premiere of Lucia Ronchetti’s Inedia prodigiosa.

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Monday
4/02

Concerts

Chamber Music
8:30pm
Complete Weinberg quartets
8:30pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Since the mid-1990s, the Quatuor Danel have regularly featured the seventeen quartets by Mieczyslaw Weinberg on their programmes. Thanks to this unparalleled support, the Polish composer’s oeuvre is finally getting the recognition it deserves.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Since the mid-1990s, the Quatuor Danel have regularly featured the seventeen quartets by Mieczyslaw Weinberg on their programmes. Thanks to this unparalleled support, the Polish composer’s oeuvre is finally getting the recognition it deserves.
Tuesday
5/02

Concerts

Chamber Music
8:30pm
Complete Weinberg quartets
8:30pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Since the mid-1990s, the Quatuor Danel have regularly featured the seventeen quartets by Mieczyslaw Weinberg on their programmes. Thanks to this unparalleled support, the Polish composer’s oeuvre is finally getting the recognition it deserves.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Since the mid-1990s, the Quatuor Danel have regularly featured the seventeen quartets by Mieczyslaw Weinberg on their programmes. Thanks to this unparalleled support, the Polish composer’s oeuvre is finally getting the recognition it deserves.
Wednesday
6/02

Concerts

Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Jörg Widmann’s Teufel Amor pays tribute to love, even in its most demonic form, while Mathieu Amalric narrates Schumann’s splendid Manfred, the apotheosis of Romantic music.
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Jörg Widmann’s Teufel Amor pays tribute to love, even in its most demonic form, while Mathieu Amalric narrates Schumann’s splendid Manfred, the apotheosis of Romantic music.

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Chamber Music
8:30pm
Complete Weinberg quartets
8:30pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Since the mid-1990s, the Quatuor Danel have regularly featured the seventeen quartets by Mieczyslaw Weinberg on their programmes. Thanks to this unparalleled support, the Polish composer’s oeuvre is finally getting the recognition it deserves.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Since the mid-1990s, the Quatuor Danel have regularly featured the seventeen quartets by Mieczyslaw Weinberg on their programmes. Thanks to this unparalleled support, the Polish composer’s oeuvre is finally getting the recognition it deserves.
Thursday
7/02

Concerts

Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Jörg Widmann’s Teufel Amor pays tribute to love, even in its most demonic form, while Mathieu Amalric narrates Schumann’s splendid Manfred, the apotheosis of Romantic music.
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Jörg Widmann’s Teufel Amor pays tribute to love, even in its most demonic form, while Mathieu Amalric narrates Schumann’s splendid Manfred, the apotheosis of Romantic music.
Chamber Music
8:30pm
Complete Weinberg quartets
8:30pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Since the mid-1990s, the Quatuor Danel have regularly featured the seventeen quartets by Mieczyslaw Weinberg on their programmes. Thanks to this unparalleled support, the Polish composer’s oeuvre is finally getting the recognition it deserves.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Since the mid-1990s, the Quatuor Danel have regularly featured the seventeen quartets by Mieczyslaw Weinberg on their programmes. Thanks to this unparalleled support, the Polish composer’s oeuvre is finally getting the recognition it deserves.

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Friday
8/02

Concerts

Chamber Music
8:30pm
Complete Weinberg quartets
8:30pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Since the mid-1990s, the Quatuor Danel have regularly featured the seventeen quartets by Mieczyslaw Weinberg on their programmes. Thanks to this unparalleled support, the Polish composer’s oeuvre is finally getting the recognition it deserves.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Since the mid-1990s, the Quatuor Danel have regularly featured the seventeen quartets by Mieczyslaw Weinberg on their programmes. Thanks to this unparalleled support, the Polish composer’s oeuvre is finally getting the recognition it deserves.
Monday
18/02

Concerts

Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
Wednesday
20/02

Concerts

Vocal Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Lutoslawski’s delicate lament serves as prelude to Berlioz’s Requiem, a superlative work requiring an impressive cast of two orchestras and choirs, here under the direction of Pablo Heras-Casado. An event not to be forgotten!
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Lutoslawski’s delicate lament serves as prelude to Berlioz’s Requiem, a superlative work requiring an impressive cast of two orchestras and choirs, here under the direction of Pablo Heras-Casado. An event not to be forgotten!

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