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Thursday
5/09
Jazz à la Villette

Concerts

Concert
8:00pm
Jazz à la Villette
8:00pm
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
Randy Weston leaves behind a transatlantic legacy interweaving jazz and Afro-Maghreb traditions, music celebrated here by Cheick Tidiane Seck of Les Ambassadeurs and free jazz hero Archie Shepp. Guadeloupean drummer Arnaud Dolmen’s quartet will...
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
Randy Weston leaves behind a transatlantic legacy interweaving jazz and Afro-Maghreb traditions, music celebrated here by Cheick Tidiane Seck of Les Ambassadeurs and free jazz hero Archie Shepp. Guadeloupean drummer Arnaud Dolmen’s quartet will...
Concert
8:00pm
Jazz à la Villette
8:00pm
Atelier du Plateau
Atelier du Plateau
Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
The enchantment of Wagner’s Wesendonck Lieder and prelude to Lohengrin, the magic of Ravel’s Daphnis et Chloé and the virtuosic writing in Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra, under the baton of American director Karina...
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
The enchantment of Wagner’s Wesendonck Lieder and prelude to Lohengrin, the magic of Ravel’s Daphnis et Chloé and the virtuosic writing in Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra, under the baton of American director Karina...
Concert
9:00pm
Jazz à la Villette
9:00pm
Studio de l'Ermitage
Studio de l'Ermitage

Activities

Friday
6/09
Jazz à la Villette

Concerts

Concert
8:00pm
Jazz à la Villette
8:00pm
Atelier du Plateau
Atelier du Plateau
Concert
8:00pm
Jazz à la Villette
8:00pm
Grande Halle de La Villette
We step back into the golden age of 1960s Stax and Motown with the indefatigable Lee Fields, preceded by the trio of organist Delvon Lamarr, conjuring the finest hours in the soul jazz repertoire. The show will open with a return to pop by delicate...
Grande Halle de La Villette
We step back into the golden age of 1960s Stax and Motown with the indefatigable Lee Fields, preceded by the trio of organist Delvon Lamarr, conjuring the finest hours in the soul jazz repertoire. The show will open with a return to pop by delicate...

Activities

Saturday
7/09
Jazz à la Villette

Concerts

Family Concert
11:00am
Jazz à la Villette
11:00am
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Show for kids
3:00pm
Jazz à la Villette
3:00pm
La Dynamo de Banlieues Bleues
La Dynamo de Banlieues Bleues
Concert
4:30pm
Jazz à la Villette
4:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
An evening dedicated to piano with three peerless improvisers presenting fresh repertoires: a tribute to Erroll Garner by Christian Sands, Éric Legnini’s return to the trio with guitar, and all-new solo explorations by Yaron Herman.
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
An evening dedicated to piano with three peerless improvisers presenting fresh repertoires: a tribute to Erroll Garner by Christian Sands, Éric Legnini’s return to the trio with guitar, and all-new solo explorations by Yaron Herman.
Concert
8:00pm
Jazz à la Villette
8:00pm
Atelier du Plateau
Atelier du Plateau
Concert
8:00pm
Jazz à la Villette
8:00pm
Villette Makerz
Villette Makerz
Concert
8:00pm
Jazz à la Villette
8:00pm
Grande Halle de La Villette
London meets New York in an evening of hip hop and beatmaking, with multi-instrumentalist Emma-Jean Thackray, keyboardist Kamaal Williams (who got his break with Gilles Peterson), and American rap heavyweight Yasiin Bey, supported by a brass band from...
Grande Halle de La Villette
London meets New York in an evening of hip hop and beatmaking, with multi-instrumentalist Emma-Jean Thackray, keyboardist Kamaal Williams (who got his break with Gilles Peterson), and American rap heavyweight Yasiin Bey, supported by a brass band from...

Activities

Sunday
8/09
Jazz à la Villette

Concerts

Show for kids
11:00am
Jazz à la Villette
11:00am
Le Studio - Philharmonie
Le Studio - Philharmonie
2020-21 Season
Show for kids
4:00pm
Jazz à la Villette
4:00pm
Le Studio - Philharmonie
Le Studio - Philharmonie
Concert
4:30pm
Jazz à la Villette
4:30pm
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
Hammond organ and tenor sax in an evening of soul jazz: a tribute to Jimmy Smith and Stanley Turrentine, following the new quartet (with organ) of tireless octogenarian saxophonist Houston Person—revisiting young love.
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
Hammond organ and tenor sax in an evening of soul jazz: a tribute to Jimmy Smith and Stanley Turrentine, following the new quartet (with organ) of tireless octogenarian saxophonist Houston Person—revisiting young love.
Concert
5:00pm
Jazz à la Villette
Concert
5:00pm
Jazz à la Villette
5:00pm
Atelier du Plateau
Atelier du Plateau

Activities

Monday
9/09
Jazz à la Villette

Concerts

Symphonic Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Concert
8:30pm
Jazz à la Villette
8:30pm
La Dynamo de Banlieues Bleues
La Dynamo de Banlieues Bleues
Tuesday
10/09
Jazz à la Villette

Concerts

Concert
8:00pm
Jazz à la Villette
8:00pm
Grande Halle de La Villette
The 2019 edition of Jazz à la Villette will close with a tribute to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, who died in the summer of 2018. Musical direction of the evening has been assigned to Antibalas, the Brooklyn-based Afrobeat band on the...
Grande Halle de La Villette
The 2019 edition of Jazz à la Villette will close with a tribute to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, who died in the summer of 2018. Musical direction of the evening has been assigned to Antibalas, the Brooklyn-based Afrobeat band on the...
Symphonic Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie

Activities

Wednesday
11/09

Concerts

Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Two monuments in twentieth-century composition frame Péter Eötvös’s third violin concerto, Alhambra, composed for Isabelle Faust.
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Two monuments in twentieth-century composition frame Péter Eötvös’s third violin concerto, Alhambra, composed for Isabelle Faust.

Activities

Thursday
12/09

Concerts

Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Two monuments in twentieth-century composition frame Péter Eötvös’s third violin concerto, Alhambra, composed for Isabelle Faust.
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Two monuments in twentieth-century composition frame Péter Eötvös’s third violin concerto, Alhambra, composed for Isabelle Faust.

Activities

Saturday
14/09
Danny Elfman Weekend

Concerts

Film & Music Performance
3:30pm
3:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Tim Burton and Danny Elfman share one of the most fruitful collaborations in cinema today. The Orchestre national d’Île-de-France invites us to rediscover Alice in Wonderland (2010) as a ciné-concert—a screening with live...
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Tim Burton and Danny Elfman share one of the most fruitful collaborations in cinema today. The Orchestre national d’Île-de-France invites us to rediscover Alice in Wonderland (2010) as a ciné-concert—a screening with live...
Film & Music Performance
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Tim Burton and Danny Elfman share one of the most fruitful collaborations in cinema today. The Orchestre national d’Île-de-France invites us to rediscover Alice in Wonderland (2010) as a ciné-concert—a screening with live...
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Tim Burton and Danny Elfman share one of the most fruitful collaborations in cinema today. The Orchestre national d’Île-de-France invites us to rediscover Alice in Wonderland (2010) as a ciné-concert—a screening with live...
Concert
9:00pm
9:00pm
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
The oeuvre of American composer Danny Elfman, known primarily for his film scores, is brilliantly eclectic. This programme presented by the Berlin Philharmonic Piano Quartet explores a lesser-known side of his work.
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
The oeuvre of American composer Danny Elfman, known primarily for his film scores, is brilliantly eclectic. This programme presented by the Berlin Philharmonic Piano Quartet explores a lesser-known side of his work.

Activities

Sunday
15/09
Danny Elfman Weekend

Concerts

Concert
7:00pm
7:00pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Once new wave prodigy Danny Elfman has developed a fascination for orchestration, thanks to his incursion into film scores with Tim Burton. This concert shines the spotlight on his talent for symphonic material. 
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Once new wave prodigy Danny Elfman has developed a fascination for orchestration, thanks to his incursion into film scores with Tim Burton. This concert shines the spotlight on his talent for symphonic material. 

Activities

Wednesday
18/09

Concerts

Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
For his first appearance at the Philharmonie, pianist Evgeny Kissin makes his anticipated return to the Orchestre de Paris.
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
For his first appearance at the Philharmonie, pianist Evgeny Kissin makes his anticipated return to the Orchestre de Paris.

Activities

Thursday
19/09

Concerts

Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
A modern-day evening infused with antiquity, myth and mysticism: Gérard Grisey, Luciano Berio and Claude Vivier bring us face to face with our finitude, and our yearning for the eternal.
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
A modern-day evening infused with antiquity, myth and mysticism: Gérard Grisey, Luciano Berio and Claude Vivier bring us face to face with our finitude, and our yearning for the eternal.
Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
For his first appearance at the Philharmonie, pianist Evgeny Kissin makes his anticipated return to the Orchestre de Paris.
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
For his first appearance at the Philharmonie, pianist Evgeny Kissin makes his anticipated return to the Orchestre de Paris.

Activities

Saturday
21/09
Saint Petersburg Weekend

Concerts

Concert
10:00am
10:00am
Musée de la musique - Cité de la musique
Musée de la musique - Cité de la musique
Show for kids
11:00am
11:00am
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Show for kids
3:00pm
3:00pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Vocal Concert
6:00pm
6:00pm
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
Concert Opera
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Conducting the Mariinsky Orchestra and Chorus, Valery Gergiev reveals the dramatic and musical richesse of Tchaikovsky’s little-known opera Iolanta.
 
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Conducting the Mariinsky Orchestra and Chorus, Valery Gergiev reveals the dramatic and musical richesse of Tchaikovsky’s little-known opera Iolanta.
 

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Activities

Sunday
22/09
Saint Petersburg Weekend

Concerts

Concert
10:00am
10:00am
Musée de la musique - Cité de la musique
Musée de la musique - Cité de la musique
Show for kids
11:00am
11:00am
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Family Concert
3:00pm
3:00pm
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
While Ravel’s arrangement of Pictures at an Exhibition for orchestra is a triumph, the evocative force of the original score remains unforgettable. Piano, narration and audio-visual documentary immerse the spectator in nineteenth-century Russia.
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
While Ravel’s arrangement of Pictures at an Exhibition for orchestra is a triumph, the evocative force of the original score remains unforgettable. Piano, narration and audio-visual documentary immerse the spectator in nineteenth-century Russia.
Concert Opera
4:30pm
4:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Completed in 1882, Parsifal is Richard Wagner’s final opera. This “sacred scenic festival”, as it has been called, is forcefully conducted by Valery Gergiev, who directed the Russian premiere in 1997 and recorded a benchmark version...
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Completed in 1882, Parsifal is Richard Wagner’s final opera. This “sacred scenic festival”, as it has been called, is forcefully conducted by Valery Gergiev, who directed the Russian premiere in 1997 and recorded a benchmark version...

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Activities

Monday
23/09

Concerts

Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
Conceived as a journey through time, this sweeping concert spans the exuberant career of John Cale—a devotee of musical experimentation—from his latest recordings to his early work with The Velvet Underground.
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
Conceived as a journey through time, this sweeping concert spans the exuberant career of John Cale—a devotee of musical experimentation—from his latest recordings to his early work with The Velvet Underground.
Tuesday
24/09

Concerts

Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
Conceived as a journey through time, this sweeping concert spans the exuberant career of John Cale—a devotee of musical experimentation—from his latest recordings to his early work with The Velvet Underground.
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
Conceived as a journey through time, this sweeping concert spans the exuberant career of John Cale—a devotee of musical experimentation—from his latest recordings to his early work with The Velvet Underground.
Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
A rich programme of Austro-German music, or a study in different facets of lyricism: exacerbated in the Wagner, sombre and passionate in Schoenberg’s Pelleas, and playful, almost aloof, in Richard Strauss’s homage to classicism.
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
A rich programme of Austro-German music, or a study in different facets of lyricism: exacerbated in the Wagner, sombre and passionate in Schoenberg’s Pelleas, and playful, almost aloof, in Richard Strauss’s homage to classicism.

Activities

Wednesday
25/09

Concerts

Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
Conceived as a journey through time, this sweeping concert spans the exuberant career of John Cale—a devotee of musical experimentation—from his latest recordings to his early work with The Velvet Underground.
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
Conceived as a journey through time, this sweeping concert spans the exuberant career of John Cale—a devotee of musical experimentation—from his latest recordings to his early work with The Velvet Underground.
Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
The celestial presence of the women’s chorus beautifully concludes Holst’s spectacular galactic epic, The Planets. It is preceded by the ardent song of Dvorak’s Cello Concerto, performed by Edgar Moreau, a noble upholder of the French...
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
The celestial presence of the women’s chorus beautifully concludes Holst’s spectacular galactic epic, The Planets. It is preceded by the ardent song of Dvorak’s Cello Concerto, performed by Edgar Moreau, a noble upholder of the French...

Activities

Thursday
26/09

Concerts

Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
The celestial presence of the women’s chorus beautifully concludes Holst’s spectacular galactic epic, The Planets. It is preceded by the ardent song of Dvorak’s Cello Concerto, performed by Edgar Moreau, a noble upholder of the French...
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
The celestial presence of the women’s chorus beautifully concludes Holst’s spectacular galactic epic, The Planets. It is preceded by the ardent song of Dvorak’s Cello Concerto, performed by Edgar Moreau, a noble upholder of the French...

Activities