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.
La Madeleine September concerts 2014: tickets to Vivaldi's Four Seasons on September 21, 24, 29. Mozart Requiem on September 20. Beethoven Ninth Symphony: La Madeleine Church in Paris, November 27.
Sainte Madeleine October concerts: Haendel on October 4. Verdi Requiem on October 10. Mozart Requiem on October 11. Vivaldi's Four Seasons on October 15, 20, 25, 27. Vivaldi, Schubert, Albinoni: Eglise de La Madeleine on October 17.
November concerts at La Madeleine: Vivaldi's Four Seasons on November 1 and 8. Mozart Requiem on November 15. Saint-Saëns Requiem: La Madeleine in Paris, November 22.
La Madeleine concerts in December: Vivaldi, Schubert, Albinoni on December 29.
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.