Paris Ste Chapelle Church
 concerts 2017

La Ste Chapelle church is the most beautiful church in Paris. And one of the best concert venue for classical concerts. Find the small church near Notre-Dame Cathedral and the Palais de la Cité. The royal chapel contains most nicest stained glass windows. The church hosts concerts almost every day.

Interior of the Sainte Chapelle

Where is located the Sainte-Chapelle in Paris? This church is on the Ile de la Cite, in center of Paris. It is an easy walk from Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral to the Sainte Chapelle. 

Sainte-Chapelle facts

The construction of the church was commissioned by Saint-Louis King of France to keep the Holy Crown of Jesus Christ, a fragment of True Cross and other relics. They are now preserved in Notre-Dame Cathedral. Visit the Treasury of Notre-Dame. The Paris Chapel was built in the XIII Century. Its architecture is Gothic. The Sainte Chapelle is classified as National monument.

Lower Ste Chapelle

During your visit, you find two major rooms. The lower chapel is dedicated to the Virgin Mary. The columns mainly support the upper Chapel. Here you find the statue of Saint Louis.

The upper chapel is breathtakingly beautiful with a very high blue ceiling and huge stained glass windows.

They are represented the Books of genesis, Exodus, Numbers, Joshua, Judges, Isaiah, John the Apostle, the Childhood of Christ, The Passion, life of John the Baptist, the Book of Daniel, of Ezekiel, of Jeremiah, Tobit, book of Judith, Job, Book of Esther, Book of Kings. The rose stained glass shows the Revelation.

The stained-glass windows have been restored. It lasts forty years to complete the work. It was finished for the 800th anniversary of the birth of St. Louis IX of France.

La Sainte Chapelle 2017

La Ste chapelle church hosts at least 100 classical concerts a year. It is the most famous venue for Vivaldi concerts in Paris. You find here wonderful music performances. The church is a must-see attraction in Paris with evening concerts in the Summer. 

Upcoming concerts at La Sainte Chapelle 2017
  • Sacred music at La Sainte Chapelle April 22, 30 2017. Mezzo-soprano Claire Cervera and the Orchestre Paris Classik Ensemble perform works by Vivaldi, Caccini, and Schubert.
  • Vivaldi, The Four Seasons, Händel, Pachelbel at La Ste Chapelle in April 23, May 1, 19, 20 2017. Performance of Vivaldi's masterpiece "The Four Seasons" in La Sainte Chapelle.
  • Vivaldi's Four Seasons, Pachelbel's Canon & Vitali's Chaconne: La Sainte Chapelle April 28, May 5, 6, 8, 12, 13 2017. Enjoy 'The Four Seasons' Vivaldi's most popular composition.
  • Bach's Sonatas & Partitas for Violin at La Ste Chapelle April 29, May 1, 6, 13 2017. Experience these masterpieces of Baroque music in the breathtaking atmosphere of La Sainte Chapelle in Paris.
  • Concerts at La Sainte Chapelle in May 7, 14, 26, 27, September 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, October, December 2017. Enjoying a superb performance of classical music. 
  • Ave Maria at La Sainte Chapelle: Masterworks of Sacred Music on May 20, 21 2017.The Paris Classik Orchestra and mezzo-soprano Ghislaine Roux perform favorite works of sacred music.
  • Les Solistes Français Play Vivaldi's Four Seasons at La Sainte Chapelle on May 25, 26, 28 2017. Les Solistes Français and violin soloist Paul Rouger perform Vivaldi's most popular composition, 'The Four Seasons', Pachelbel's familiar Canon in D, and Albinoni's moving Adagio.
  • Vivaldi's Four Seasons at La Sainte Chapelle in June 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 2017
  • A Little Night Music in La Sainte Chapelle on June 3, 24 2017
  • Bach's Goldberg's Variations and First Cello suite: La Sainte- Chapelle on June 5 2017
  • Carmina Burana (original version) in the Sainte-Chapelle in Paris on june 10, 17 2017
Sainte-Chapelle tribune

Location and hours

Address: 4 Boulevard du Palais, 1st arrondissement (entrance through the Palais de Justice). Metro stop: Cite.

The Sainte-Chapelle is opened every day between 9:30 and 5 pm (opening hours vary with tourist season) except January 1, May 1 and December 25, the Chapel is closed. Evening: between May 15 and September 15, every Wednesdays, the chapel is still opened until 9 pm.

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