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To prepare your visit and facilitate checks related to « Vigipirate » (France's national security alert system) reinforced at the Cité de la musique - Philharmonie de Paris, please arrive early.

The Cité de la musique - Philharmonie de Paris is a cultural complex encompassing the music-related activities of two neighbouring but distinct buildings:

  • The Cité de la musique, designed by the architect Christian de Portzamparc and inaugurated in 1995, which houses two concert halls (900 and 250 seats), the Museum of Music and a Media Library.
  • La Philharmonie, designed by the architect Jean Nouvel and open to the public since January 2015, which includes a 2400-seat symphonic hall, multiple rehearsal rooms, educational facilities and temporary exhibition areas.

2017-2018 Season

The 2017/2018 Season at the Philharmonie de Paris will bring together great orchestras and international soloists, projects which will shed new light on music, and there will be jazz music, pop music and world music as well as three temporary exhibitions. Catch up with highlights here.

Tickets & Subscriptions

The Cité de la musique - Philharmonie de Paris offers affordable and attractive ticket prices so that its musical programming is accessible to the widest possible audience.


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