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.20 – Dec 30||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, you can experience one of the most breathtaking sights in Paris while enjoying a superb performance. These concerts are very popular so book early.
It’s also possible to combine your concert with a delicious meal at La Chope des Compagnons.
Read more about Sainte Chapelle Here.
|Nov – Dec||Eglise Saint-Ephrem|
With its outstanding acoustics, Eglise Saint-Ephrem is a regular venue for classical music concerts. Enjoy music by the great masters in this ancient church in the historical heart of Paris
|Dec.22||Eglise Saint-Roch – Christmas Concert |
Treat yourself to a Christmas concert in the beautiful Baroque Church of St. Roch. The concert begins with the fascinating and unfamiliar music of the Middle Ages, and ends with traditional Christmas carols, with rousing spirituals and gospel songs in the heart of the program.
Olivier Kontogom conducts the Orchestre Hélios, with several choirs and an ensemble of experienced soloists.
|Dec. 21 & 28|
|Eglise Saint Paul-Saint Louis: Christmas Concert – Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, Ave Maria & Christmas Songs|
An unforgettable experience is this most beloved works in the classical music repertoire: Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. It shares the program with sacred music and Pachelbel’s Canon, among other pieces, in the beautiful setting of Saint-Paul-Saint-Louis Church in Paris.
Wonderful and talented musicians and singers come together to create this memorable Christmas concert experience.
The Most Beautiful Opera Arias and Ave Maria.
The program features great works like Ave Maria by Schubert, Xerxes, Turandot and Rigoletto by Schubert, Händel, Verdi, Puccini, Gruber and John Francis Wade. This opera concert is sure to have you returning for more.
|Dec. 21 &|
|Eglise Saint Julien le Pauvre: Gospel & African-American Spiritual Christmas Concert |
Immerse yourself in the stunning architecture of Paris’s breathtaking Eglise Saint-Julien-le-Pauvre for the ultimate concert set to awake your understanding of gospel music.
Tribute to the Castrati: Songs for Farinelli
In this highly-anticipated concert, hear the mellifluous sounds of classical music by Händel, Vivaldi, Gluck and Tosti at Paris’s treasured and world-renowned Eglise Saint-Julien-le-Pauvre.
|Dec. 20||St. Germain des Près: Christmas Concerts |
Treat yourself to an uplifting classical music experience at one of Paris’s oldest churches. Choose from a range of concerts and dinner as well.
|Dec. 31||La Madeleine: Mozart Requiem|
Enjoy Mozart’s Requiem in Eglise de la Madeleine, one of the most magnificent venues in Paris.
|Dec. 21||Händel’s Messiah at Église de la Madeleine: Christmas Concert|
Celebrate the holidays in the impressive Église de la Madeleine in Paris with a performance of Händel’s Messiah by the Orchestra Hélios.
Other Christmas concerts at La Madeleine
|Dec. 17||Eglise Saint-Sulpice – Maîtrise Notre-Dame de Paris|
Enjoy a Christmas concert performed by the young soloists of the Maîtrise Notre-Dame and an organist at the stunning Eglise Saint-Sulpice.
|Dec. 25||Eglise Saint-Séverin: Christmas Concert|
Treat yourself to festive classical music by the Orchestra Les Solistes Français in the beautiful St. Séverin Church.
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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