CHRISTMAS IN PARIS: ENJOY A RANGE OF CHRISTMAS CONCERTS AT FAMOUS CHURCHES IN PARIS:
Paris has some of the most beautiful and historical churches and many of these are regular venues for classical music performances. During the festive season these famous churches traditionally host special Christmas concerts.
If you’re spending Christmas in Paris, you can enjoy Christmas music, classical or religious music at one of the many Christmas concerts in the city.
Famous Paris Churches
Many of these Christmas concerts are held at venues which are themselves famous Paris attractions such as the Sainte Chapelle, which is famous for its stained glass windows, the Notre-Dame Cathedral and the Madeleine.
Most of these Christmas concerts are limited-performance events, so book early if you don’t want to miss out.
See the calendar of Christmas concerts in Paris churches and to make your concert ticket bookings, just click on the links below.
Christmas Concerts in Paris Churches
|Dec 3 – 29||Sainte Chapelle: Christmas Concerts|
Celebrate the holiday season in Paris with favourite classical music repertoire at the famous Sainte Chapelle. At the Sainte Chapelle Christmas concerts, visitors can experience one of the most breathtaking sights in Paris while enjoying a superb performance.
Read more about Sainte Chapelle Here.
|December-12||Oratoire du Louvre: Christmas Concert |
The nativity has long been a source of inspiration for composers throughout Europe. Join the Holland Baroque Society and soloists Celine Sheen and Claire Lefilliâtre for a special Christmas performance celebrating the nativity.
|December-16||Eglise de l’Oratoire du Louvre: Baroque Christmas Concert|
Join Vox Luminis, acclaimed Belgian baroque ensemble, for a celebration of German masterpieces drawn from the Christmas repertoire.
|Dec. 24-31||Eglise des Billettes: Holiday Gospel Concert|
Enjoy festive gospel and spiritual music this holiday season at Eglise des Billettes.
|December-8||Eglise de l’Oratoire du Louvre: Monteverdi|
Akadêmia presents a selection of Monteverdi’s most important late and posthumously released works, showcasing the great composer’s mastery of devotional music. It was Monteverdi who helped to renew the tradition of sacred music of the Basilica Saint-Marco in Venice.
|Dec 19 & 23||St. Germain des Près: Christmas Concerts |
Treat yourself to an uplifting classical music experience with the Orchestre Paris Classik at this Christmas concert in Saint-Germain des Près Church.
|December-6||La Madeleine: Mozart Requiem|
Enjoy Mozart’s Requiem in Eglise de la Madeleine, one of the most magnificent venues in Paris.
|December-29||La Madeleine: The Four Seasons|
Enjoy classical masterpieces like The Four Seasons, Ave Maria, Adagio and others in La Madeleine, one of the most magnificent churches in Paris.
|December 30||Puer Natus Est: Christmas Concert in Notre-Dame de Paris|
This performance of Medieval music at the Cathedral of Notre-Dame evokes Christmas night. The processional chants of the shepherds approaching the newborn, in an atmosphere of grace and joy.
Apart from the above list of Christmas concerts, there are many other concerts and performances in Paris every day. You can see the complete list of Paris concerts and book your concert tickets HERE.
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