The St Madeleine Church is one of the most visited churches in Paris, also a famous venue for beautiful classical music concerts, Mozart Requiem, Vivaldi's Four Seasons, masterpieces of Verdi, Haydn...
The Eglise de la Madeleine is in the 8th arrondissement of Paris. From the Place de la Concorde, at the end of the rue Royale stands the majestic building. Temple or church? Napoleon Bonaparte build it for his glory. It took 85 years to finish it. Only in 1845, it was transformed in a church.
July concerts at the Madeleine church: Vivaldi, Bach, Telemann, La Madeleine Church in Paris, July 5. Vivaldi's Four Seasons in July 7, 11, 16, 21, 26, 30. Concerts at La Madeleine Church, Mozart Requiem on July 19.
Concerts in August at St. Madeleine church: La Madeleine Vivaldi's Four Seasons, August 2, 6, 9, 13, 23, 27. Concerts at La Madeleine Church, Mozart Requiem, August 16.
La Madeleine September concerts 2014: tickets to Vivaldi's Four Seasons on September 13, 17, 21, 24, 29, 2014. Mozart Requiem on September 20, 2014.
Sainte Madeleine October concerts: La Madeleine Vivaldi's Four Seasons on October 15, 20, 25, 27.
Architecture, 52 Corinthian columns support the building.
The Pipe organ is one of the most beautiful instruments and was built by Aristide Cavaille-Coll. You can heard some organ music on Sunday during the mass (9:30 am and 11 am).
Chopin's funeral was late for two weeks in the Madeleine on October 30, 1849. He had a wish that the Requiem of Mozart was sung.