Paris Travel Planner   Classical Music in Paris, France
There's plenty of classical music in this city of composers, in venues from historic churches to modern concert halls.




The Philharmonie de Paris, opened in 2015, is the home of the Paris Orchestra and center for high quality classical music in the city. This spectacular venue is well worth a visit. More...

Philharmonie de Paris
The striking new Philharmonie de Paris,
in the Parc de la Villette.

Over a dozen Parisian churches regularly schedule free or inexpensive organ recitals and concerts, among them Notre Dame (Métro: Cité), St-Sulpice (Métro: St-Sulpice), and the American Church (Eglise Américaine, 65 Quai d'Orsay, Métro: Invalides). More...

More common are concerts in churches for a fee. St-Julien-le-Pauvre has frequent piano performances, and Saint-Eustache often brings in French and international groups to perform. The Église de la Madeleine is a lovely setting for classical music, and concerts at the Sainte-Chappelle offer the opportunity to listen to gorgeous music while surrounded by equally gorgeous stained glass.

Other venues include the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, 17 Avenue Montaigne; Métro: Alma Marceau); and the Théâtre Musical de Paris Châtelet (often called just Châtelet in the listings), 2 Place du Châtelet; Métro: Châtelet), at the northern end of the Pont au Change. Other concerts are held in numerous halls throughout the city.

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Organ, St Sulpice, Paris, France

The organ at St-Sulpice-
come hear it for free!

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