New season


Two productions to discover from home on VOD and/or DVD: La Voix humaine, Point d'orgue and the participatory opera for young audiences, Un Elixir d'amour
The "Chroniques du Théâtre des Champs-Elysées" Collection proposes to compare a season with the history of the Theater through an artist, a work, a repertoire or a theme.

Voix humaine

La Voix humaine - Point d'orgue

La Voix humaine (Jean Cocteau, Francis Poulenc © Ed. Ricordi S.A.)
Point d'orgue (Thierry Escaich / Olivier Py © 2020 by Gérard Billaudot Éditeur )

Jérémie Rhorer, direction - Olivier Py, staging
Patricia Petibon, Jean-Sébastien Bou, Cyrille Dubois
Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine

Discover on VOD this vibrant contemporary resonance of a landmark work of the 20th century in which Poulenc "dialogues" with the composer Thierry Escaich.
Recorded  at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées on March 5th thanks to the support of Mrs Aline Foriel-Destezet

 See teaser

Sung in French with French subtitled
VOD - 10€

Un Elixir d'amour

un elixir d'amour

Participatory opera from Donizetti 

Experience this joyful and accessible participatory opera from home.
The DVD (with a summary of the story and the libretto) and the VOD are available in French subtitles, in French Sign Language and in audiodescription. Practice singing with the artists with the song tutorial!

DVD - 11,60€ frais d’envoi inclus (8€ le DVD et 3,60€ de frais d'envoi) 
VOD - 5€

le roman du theatre

le roman du theatre

Le Roman du Théâtre 
ou le rêve d'un Palais Philharmonique

To read... 
The story of the birth of the Theater by Joseph Abram, researcher at the Laboratory of History of Contemporary Architecture and specialist of the work of the Perret brothers.

To listen... 
Audio archives of Marie Dormoy, Madame Bourdelle and Lucienne Astruc (collection INA archives).

80 pages & 20mn Audio archives - €12

Nijinsky 1913, l'annee du sacre

Nijinsky 1913, l'annee du sacre

Nijinsky 1913
L'année du Sacre

To read...
A portrait of the star of Ballets Russes and one of the greatest dancers of the twentieth century around the creation of The Rite of Spring by Martine Kahane, one of the "memoirs" of the Paris Opera and the author of many books on dance.

To listen...
Audio archives of the conductors D. E. Inghelbrecht and Pierre Monteux, Serge Lifar and Jean Cocteau (collection INA archives).

60 pages & 20mn Audio archives - €10

une breve histoire en affiches

une histoire en affiches

Une histoire en affiches
Un siècle de musique, de ballet et de théâtre

To read... 
A short history of Theater and Comedy from 1913 to the present day illustrated by its collection of historical posters.

To watch... 
Video archives of Stravinsky, Varese, Maria Callas, Leonard Bernstein, Maurice Béjart, Henri Dutilleux, Horowitz, Paul Meurisse, The Who ... (collection INA archives).

60 pages & 20mn Video archives - €10

l'autre strauss, a la conquete de la france

l'autre strauss, a la conquete de la france

L'autre Strauss 
A la conquête de la France

To read...
The story by the musicologist André Tubeuf of the place of Richard Strauss in France from the dawn of the twentieth century to the present day. From the French premiere of Salomé in 1907 at the Châtelet, Rosenkavalier and Elektra at the Opera to Ariadne auf Naxos in 1937 at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, completed with portraits of some of the most beautiful Straussian voices heard in Paris (Germaine Lubin, Élisabeth Schwarzkopf, Christa Ludwig, Renée Fleming, Sophie Koch, Anja Harteros…)
Preface by Renée Fleming and Sophie Koch

60 pages - 10€

Francis Poulenc, l'enfant de chœur

Francis Poulenc, l'enfant de chœur

Francis Poulenc
L'enfant du chœur

To read...
Poulenc's vocal music, from melancholic melodies to the poignant Salve Regina of the Dialogues of the Carmelites narrated by the novelist Vincent Borel. Preface by Patricia Petibon

To listen..
Audio interviews with Francis Poulenc about his life and work (collection INA archives).

48 pages & 20mn Audio archives - €10

Chronique Mozart

du mariage aux noces

Souvenirs de Comtesses élyséennes 

To read...
For the new production of the Marriage of Figaro, publication of the sixth Chronicles of the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. Beaumarchais and music: a brief novelistic approach by the academician Erik Orsenna followed by portraits of Countesses under the pen of André Tubeuf.

48 pages - €10