Vivaldi's Four Seasons at Eglise Saint-Eustache – Paris
On Saturday, May 22nd – for one night only : The Orchestra “Les Violons de France” performs Vivaldi’s beloved Four Seasons at the Eglise Saint-Eustache, in the historical centre of Paris.
St. Eustache Church is one of the most important Paris churches with many significant events marking its history. Situated near the Louvre and the Royal Palace, St. Eustache was known as the Parochial and Royal Church from the 17th century until the French Revolution. Some of the important events hosted at St. Eustache include:
- Cardinal Richelieu, Molière and Jeanne Antoinette Poisson (Marquess de Pompadour) were all baptised here
- Louis XIV’s Holy Communion celebration took place here
- The funerals of La Fontaine, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s mother, and many others were observed here
- The writer Voiture and many other French notables are buried here
Apart from its historical heritage and splendid architecture, St. Eustache also has a world-wide reputation for its musical events. Some of the important occasions in St. Eustache’s musical heritage include the last organ recital of Remeau, Berlioz’s first performance of his Te Deum in 1855 and performances by Franck and Liszt.
If you’re planning to be Paris on the weekend of May 22nd, this is an unique opportunity to enjoy Vivaldi’s Four Seasons at one of Paris’ most famous churches. You can book concert tickets online here.