Cité de la musique

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The showpiece of the Cité de la musique, the concert hall has been designed to enable all musical genres to be performed there. Seating 1,000 spectators, with a 15-metre-high ceiling and exceptional acoustic quality, the concert hall boasts double adaptability:

  • acoustic adaptability with mobile curtains behind the loges and reversible ceiling panels
  • stage adaptability to comply with the configurations required by different musical works or genres.

The hall’s flat floor as well as the fact that all the seats in the stalls can be removed to clear the space for the audience during concerts of contemporary or world music or to set up the stage in the middle also contribute to its absolute flexibility. This “non-polarized” auditorium allows a variable and innovative relation between musicians and the audience

Credits : © P.-E. Rastoin / Cité de la musique

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Borodin Quartet: Shostakovich
Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
Jan. 8, 2011, 8 p.m.
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Sempé and Hantaï perform Rameau
Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
March 25, 2011, 5:45 p.m.
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The piano according to Lang Lang
Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
March 30, 2011, 1 p.m.
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Menahem Pressler Recital
Pierre-Martin Juban- 2011
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Bell: Tchaïkovski, Violin Concerto
Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
Dec. 8, 2010, 7 p.m.
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Jurowski, Bell: Mendelssohn
Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
Dec. 17, 2010, 7 p.m.
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Klavier von Lang Lang
Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
March 30, 2012, 12:29 p.m.
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Krivine: Beethoven, Symphonies 4 & 7
Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
April 14, 2011, 6 p.m.
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Krivine: Beethoven, Symphonies Nos. 2 and 6
Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
April 15, 2011, 6 p.m.
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Krivine: Beethoven, Symphonies Nos. 8 and 5
Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
April 16, 2011, 2:30 p.m.
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Krivine: Beethoven, Symphonies Nos. 1 and 3
Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
April 16, 2011, 6 p.m.
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Krivine: Beethoven, Symphony No. 9
Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
April 17, 2011, 2:30 p.m.
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Les Arts Florissants: Charpentier, Lully
Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
June 7, 2011, 6:30 p.m.
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Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria
Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
June 22, 2011, 6 p.m.
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Les Arts Florissants: Monteverdi, Madrigals, Book I
Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
Oct. 9, 2011, 2:30 p.m.
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Grimaud: Bach, Silvestrov, Dvorák
Private Domain Hélène Grimaud - Rolex and Culture - Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
Nov. 5, 2011, 7 p.m.
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Vogler, Grimaud: Schumann, Brahms, Shostakovich
Private Domain Hélène Grimaud - Rolex and Culture - Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
Nov. 6, 2011, 3:30 p.m.
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Les Arts Florissants: Monteverdi, Madrigals, Book II
Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
Dec. 16, 2011, 7 p.m.
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Haendel and Vivaldi by Nathalie Stutzmann
Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
Nov. 17, 2011, 7 p.m.
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Ysaÿe Quartet: Schumann, Rihm, Beethoven
Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
Jan. 21, 2012, 10 a.m.
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Pražák Quartet, Bukač: Rihm, Beethoven
Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
Jan. 21, 2012, 7:30 p.m.
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Takács Quartet, Coppey: Haydn, Britten, Schubert
Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
Jan. 21, 2012, 4:30 p.m.
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Tabachnik: Debussy, Le Martyre de Saint-Sébastien
Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
Jan. 31, 2012, 7 p.m.
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Les Arts Florissants: Monteverdi, Madrigals, Book III
Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
May 26, 2012, 6 p.m.
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Les Arts Florissants: Monteverdi, Madrigals, Book IV
Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
Nov. 27, 2012, 7 p.m.
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Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Nézet-Séguin, G. Capuçon
Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
Nov. 2, 2012, 7 p.m.
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Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Nézet-Séguin, R. Capuçon
Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
Nov. 3, 2012, 7 p.m.
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Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Nézet-Séguin, Angelich
Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
Nov. 4, 2012, 3:30 p.m.
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Rouvali: Saariaho, Sibelius
Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France - Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
April 19, 2013, 6 p.m.
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Les Arts Florissants: Monteverdi, Madrigals, Book V
Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
June 6, 2013, 6 p.m.
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Les Arts Florissants: Monteverdi, Madrigals, Book VI
Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
Jan. 16, 2014, 7 p.m.
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Rophé: Manoury, Dusapin – With the Arditti Quartet
Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France - Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
Jan. 21, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
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Rophé: Celebrating Pierre Boulez
Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France - Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
Feb. 25, 2014, 7 p.m.
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Les Arts Florissants: Monteverdi, Madrigals, Book VII
Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
May 28, 2014, 6 p.m.
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