St Madeleine Church
Classical concerts in Paris

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.

Madeleine church in Paris
Concerts at Eglise de la Madeleine in Paris:
  • Vivaldi, Schubert, Albinoni: Eglise de La Madeleine October 17, December 29, 2014.
  • Mozart Requiem in Paris: Eglise de la Madeleine October 18, 2014.
  • La Madeleine: Vivaldi's Four Seasons October 20, 25, 27, November 1, 8, 2014, January 1, 2, 4, 6, 9, 17, 23, 27, February 8, 25, March 15, 20, 2015.
  • Puccini, Messa di Gloria October 24, 2014.
  • Popular Ave Marias Eglise de la Madeleine in Paris, November 14.
  • Mozart Requiem November 15, 2014, January 31, 2015.
  • Saint-Saëns Requiem November 22, 2014.
  • Verdi Requiem December 28, 2014.

Interesting facts

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.

Famous addresses near St. Madeleine 

  • Maxim's, French restaurant, 3 rue Royale Paris
  • Laduree Royale, pastry shop, 16 rue Royale Paris

Most beautiful churches in Paris where to find classical music concerts: the Ste Chapelle, St-Germain des pres, Cathedral Notre Dame de Paris and St Ephrem Church. 

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