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Saturday
12/09
Joe Hisaishi Weekend

Concerts

Chamber Music
3:00pm
3:00pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
The musicians of Quatuor Ardeo perform scores by John Adams and Arvo Pärt—including the illustrious Fratres—and reveal the classical facet of composer Joe Hisaishi, renowned for his scores to the films of Miyazaki and Kitano.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
The musicians of Quatuor Ardeo perform scores by John Adams and Arvo Pärt—including the illustrious Fratres—and reveal the classical facet of composer Joe Hisaishi, renowned for his scores to the films of Miyazaki and Kitano.
Sunday
20/09
The Beatles Weekend

Concerts

Rendering
3:00pm
3:00pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Tuesday
3/11

Concerts

Concert on period instruments
8:30pm
8:30pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
The ‘Davidoff’ violin is one of the treasures in the Musée de la musique collections, which include five instruments designed by the legendary luthier Antonio Stradivari. This exceptional violin exalts the works of Janáček,...
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
The ‘Davidoff’ violin is one of the treasures in the Musée de la musique collections, which include five instruments designed by the legendary luthier Antonio Stradivari. This exceptional violin exalts the works of Janáček,...

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Sunday
15/11
Nico Muhly Weekend

Concerts

Organ recital
4:30pm
4:30pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Covering a broad spectrum of sound, from classical to electronic music, young English organist James McVinnie has worked in close collaboration with Nico Muhly over recent years. Here he performs works by both Muhly and Philip Glass.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Covering a broad spectrum of sound, from classical to electronic music, young English organist James McVinnie has worked in close collaboration with Nico Muhly over recent years. Here he performs works by both Muhly and Philip Glass.
Friday
20/11
Beethoven variations Weekend

Concerts

Piano Recital
7:00pm
7:00pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Saturday
21/11
Beethoven variations Weekend

Concerts

Piano Recital
3:00pm
3:00pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Andreas Staier offers a juxtaposition of Beethoven’s Diabelli Variations with other scores based on Anton Diabelli’s waltz and published in the Vaterländischer Künstlerverein collection.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Andreas Staier offers a juxtaposition of Beethoven’s Diabelli Variations with other scores based on Anton Diabelli’s waltz and published in the Vaterländischer Künstlerverein collection.

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Sunday
22/11
Beethoven variations Weekend

Concerts

Concert
3:00pm
3:00pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
2020-21 Season
Friday
27/11
Eros Weekend

Concerts

Show
8:30pm
8:30pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
In 1919 Dadaist Erwin Schulhoff created an entire sonata based on the erotic gesture. Others are now following in his footsteps, exploring the intimate connections between music and the sounds of desire.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
In 1919 Dadaist Erwin Schulhoff created an entire sonata based on the erotic gesture. Others are now following in his footsteps, exploring the intimate connections between music and the sounds of desire.
Sunday
29/11
Eros Weekend

Concerts

Chamber Music
4:30pm
4:30pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Preconceived notions can be stubborn: contemporary music is sometimes thought to only for cold intellect, no place for sensuality and erotism. But this could not be further from the truth—as Donatienne Michel-Dansac and the EIC soloists...
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Preconceived notions can be stubborn: contemporary music is sometimes thought to only for cold intellect, no place for sensuality and erotism. But this could not be further from the truth—as Donatienne Michel-Dansac and the EIC soloists...
Saturday
12/12

Concerts

Chamber Music
5:00pm
5:00pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Sunday
10/01
Tango Weekend

Concerts

Concert
4:30pm
4:30pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Directed by intrepid young bandoneonist Louise Jallu, a leading figure in contemporary tango, a fine team of Franco-Argentine musicians embark on a unique adventure to conjure the music and spirit of Astor Piazzolla.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Directed by intrepid young bandoneonist Louise Jallu, a leading figure in contemporary tango, a fine team of Franco-Argentine musicians embark on a unique adventure to conjure the music and spirit of Astor Piazzolla.
Saturday
23/01
Lieder and songs

Concerts

Concert on period instruments
3:00pm
3:00pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Josep-Ramon Olivé, one of the most brilliant singers to have emerged on the international scene, and Thibaut Garcia, one of the most prominent guitarists of his generation, reveal the sensuality of treasures from the Hispanic repertoire.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Josep-Ramon Olivé, one of the most brilliant singers to have emerged on the international scene, and Thibaut Garcia, one of the most prominent guitarists of his generation, reveal the sensuality of treasures from the Hispanic repertoire.
Sunday
24/01
Lieder and songs

Concerts

Recital
4:30pm
4:30pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
German soprano Marlis Peterson makes a rare appearance in France for a recital alongside Stephan Matthias Lademann, in a programme entitled ‘Inner Worlds’, drawn from both lieder and melody repertoires.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
German soprano Marlis Peterson makes a rare appearance in France for a recital alongside Stephan Matthias Lademann, in a programme entitled ‘Inner Worlds’, drawn from both lieder and melody repertoires.
Wednesday
27/01
Lieder and songs

Concerts

Concert on period instruments
8:30pm
8:30pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
A programme reflecting the tastes of Austrian baritone Georg Nigl, who combines lieder by Beethoven and Schubert with the French premiere of Wolfgang Rihm’s Vermischter Traum.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
A programme reflecting the tastes of Austrian baritone Georg Nigl, who combines lieder by Beethoven and Schubert with the French premiere of Wolfgang Rihm’s Vermischter Traum.
Sunday
31/01
Women in jazz Weekend

Concerts

Show for kids
11:00am
11:00am
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Sunday
7/02
Organs Weekend

Concerts

Show for kids
11:00am
Organs Weekend
11:00am
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Concert
5:00pm
Organs Weekend
5:00pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Organ concertos by Bach? Organists know that no such scores exist, but that has not stopped Bart Jacobs, with the ensemble Les Muffati, from endeavouring to recreate them.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Organ concertos by Bach? Organists know that no such scores exist, but that has not stopped Bart Jacobs, with the ensemble Les Muffati, from endeavouring to recreate them.
Friday
19/02
Enfantillages Weekend

Concerts

Show for kids
11:00am
11:00am
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Show for kids
4:00pm
4:00pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Saturday
20/02
Enfantillages Weekend

Concerts

Show for kids
11:00am
11:00am
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Sunday
21/02

Concerts

Show for kids
3:00pm
3:00pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Monday
1/03

Concerts

Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
As part of the European Concert Hall Organisation (ECHO) ‘Rising Stars’ programme, young violinist Diana Tishchenko performs in a recital with Zoltán Fejérvári.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
As part of the European Concert Hall Organisation (ECHO) ‘Rising Stars’ programme, young violinist Diana Tishchenko performs in a recital with Zoltán Fejérvári.
Tuesday
2/03

Concerts

Concert
8:30pm
Wednesday
3/03

Concerts

Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
As part of the European Concert Hall Organisation (ECHO) ‘Rising Stars’ programme, Ensemble Multilatérale offers an evening showcasing musical creation.  
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
As part of the European Concert Hall Organisation (ECHO) ‘Rising Stars’ programme, Ensemble Multilatérale offers an evening showcasing musical creation.  
Thursday
4/03

Concerts

Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
As part of the European Concert Hall Organisation (ECHO) ‘Rising Stars’ programme, percussionist Vanessa Porter performs alongside sound designer Daniel Weingarten.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
As part of the European Concert Hall Organisation (ECHO) ‘Rising Stars’ programme, percussionist Vanessa Porter performs alongside sound designer Daniel Weingarten.
Friday
5/03

Concerts

Concert
8:30pm
8:30pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
As part of the European Concert Hall Organisation (ECHO) ‘Rising Stars’ programme, oboist Cristina Gómez Godoy is accompanied by pianist Mario Häring.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
As part of the European Concert Hall Organisation (ECHO) ‘Rising Stars’ programme, oboist Cristina Gómez Godoy is accompanied by pianist Mario Häring.
Wednesday
17/03

Concerts

Recital
8:30pm
8:30pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
In February 2016, Bernard Foccroulle took part in the inauguration of the Rieger organ at the Philharmonie. Now the composer and conductor returns for a harpsichord recital.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
In February 2016, Bernard Foccroulle took part in the inauguration of the Rieger organ at the Philharmonie. Now the composer and conductor returns for a harpsichord recital.

Activities

Friday
19/03
French music Weekend

Concerts

Concert on period instruments
6:00pm
6:00pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
The Amphitheatre resonates with the sound of Poulenc’s chamber works for piano and wind instruments, which make up the majority of his compositions for small ensembles.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
The Amphitheatre resonates with the sound of Poulenc’s chamber works for piano and wind instruments, which make up the majority of his compositions for small ensembles.
Saturday
20/03
French music Weekend

Concerts

Chamber Music
11:00am
11:00am
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Chamber Music
6:00pm
6:00pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Accompanied by pianist Aurélien Pontier, Marina Chiche pays homage to Ginette Neveu—a prodigy violinist who died before her time and whom Poulenc considered to be the ‘equal’ of Menuhin and Heifetz.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Accompanied by pianist Aurélien Pontier, Marina Chiche pays homage to Ginette Neveu—a prodigy violinist who died before her time and whom Poulenc considered to be the ‘equal’ of Menuhin and Heifetz.
Sunday
21/03
French music Weekend

Concerts

Concert on period instruments
3:00pm
3:00pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Proust, a musical programmer? Those familiar with In Search of Lost Time will be less surprised that music played a key part in his work and his process. To enrich his story, he would even ask the greatest musicians of the day to play for him.
 
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Proust, a musical programmer? Those familiar with In Search of Lost Time will be less surprised that music played a key part in his work and his process. To enrich his story, he would even ask the greatest musicians of the day to play for him.
 
Saturday
27/03

Concerts

Concert on period instruments
5:00pm
5:00pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Great Iranian master Gol Afrouz acquaints the French audience with the multisecular tradition of the Bakhshis, poets and musicians who sing and recount stories while playing the dotar, a two-stringed, long-necked lute.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Great Iranian master Gol Afrouz acquaints the French audience with the multisecular tradition of the Bakhshis, poets and musicians who sing and recount stories while playing the dotar, a two-stringed, long-necked lute.
Saturday
17/04
China (2)

Concerts

Family ciné-concert
11:00am
11:00am
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Family ciné-concert
3:00pm
3:00pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Sunday
18/04
China (2)

Concerts

Concert
3:00pm
3:00pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Pingtan music originated around four hundred years ago in Suzhou, a Chinese city known as ‘the Venice of the East’ because of its many canals. It is an art of unique charm, combining storytelling and singing accompanied by traditional...
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Pingtan music originated around four hundred years ago in Suzhou, a Chinese city known as ‘the Venice of the East’ because of its many canals. It is an art of unique charm, combining storytelling and singing accompanied by traditional...

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Activities

Tuesday
27/04
Bach

Concerts

Concert on period instruments
8:30pm
8:30pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
At a time when modern instruments are being set aside in favour of those from the era in which a work was composed, playing the Bach toccatas on a late-19th-century piano may seem like a bold move.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
At a time when modern instruments are being set aside in favour of those from the era in which a work was composed, playing the Bach toccatas on a late-19th-century piano may seem like a bold move.
Friday
30/04
Bach

Concerts

Show
8:30pm
8:30pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
What do nô theatre and the Goldberg Variations have in common? A strict framework, a sophisticated form, the quest for balance, and above all, implacable attention to detail, subtility, and exhaustible reinvention.
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
What do nô theatre and the Goldberg Variations have in common? A strict framework, a sophisticated form, the quest for balance, and above all, implacable attention to detail, subtility, and exhaustible reinvention.
Sunday
9/05
Futurism Weekend

Concerts

Family ciné-concert
11:00am
11:00am
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Sunday
30/05
Space Weekend

Concerts

Family Concert
3:00pm
3:00pm
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique