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Putting on exceptional concerts is only one aspect of the Philharmonie de Paris. With its rehearsal rooms, educational centre, exhibition space, restaurants and convivial setting within the Parc de la Villette, it has been designed as a true 'living...more
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The hall has great acoustics, but it is far from the center of Paris, in an area that is not very good. It took us 45 minutes and a 30 euro Uber trip to get there from our apartment in the 16th arrondissement. Our driver...More
Designed by Jean Nouvel (who took his name off in disagreement with the builders) and situated just inside the Blvd. Peripheriqe's NE edge, the Philharmonie's acoustics were excellent from our 1st tier center seats, and visually stunning. Before hearing the concert, we dined on the...More
We just attended our first concert at the Philharmonie - and I'm sure we'll do it again when we visit Paris next. It was a wonderful evening. The building is astounding, both inside and out. The exterior is riveting and, in a way, hard to...More
To get to the Philharmonie de Paris, a charmless concert hall resembling a bunker and built on the northernmost tip of Paris, a music-lover who lives in the opposite area of the Parisian region must go through a series of Herculean transportation hurdles that could...More
The amazing Philharmonia Hall, designed by the renowned architect Jean Nouvel ( I take it the acoustics were engineered by experts), makes concert-going into a whole new experience. It is in the first place, of course. a matter of sound, and I don't think I've...More
We don’t live in France but have become addicted to this incredible concert hall with exceptional programs and excellent acoustics. World famous orchestras with renowned maestros perform here and you can sit in your comfortable seats and hear the wonderful music in the best ever...More
A hobby of ours is to tour the world's great concert halls, so we had to visit the new Philharmonie. It took a year to get tickets off the web to a concert we might want to listen to, as French taste is more modern...More
The Philharmonie de Paris (La Philharmonie 2) opened in 2015. The nice concert hall holds 2,400 seats. The audience can enjoy a tastefully designed large hall and an adequate entry & lounge.
Next door you find the Cité de la Musique (La Philharmonie 1) opened...More
It seems there are two schools of architecture designing for concert halls, the absolutely functional with fitting in as many attendees as possible in rows versus the school that accepts the challenge of a visually beautiful building as well as making it economically viable, and...More
For any Philharmonie in Europe, smart casual or business casual is best. No street wear. Note that Paris is a city and the audience is differ in attire. Elder gentlemen will often go for business informal. Younger gentlemen... More
For any Philharmonie in Europe, smart casual or business casual is best. No street wear. Note that Paris is a city and the audience is differ in attire. Elder gentlemen will often go for business informal. Younger gentlemen sometimes for casual.