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.

Days Off 2018

Days Off

JUNE 30 TO JULY 8, 2018

A one-of-a-kind pop festival that combines original creations, novel projects, big names and new talents. With Nils Frahm, Keren Ann, David Byrne, MGMT, Étienne Daho, Flavien Berger, Seu Jorge...

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Jazz à la Villette


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

String Quartet Biennial

Biennale de Quatuors à cordes

11-21 JANUARY 2018

Every two years, the string “quartet” biennial brings together the best string quartets in the world, from every generation, in celebration of this vital musical genre. Vienna is at the heart of this eighth edition.