About the Event
Enjoy a concert for Piano with works from Chopin, Schumann, Beethoven in the beautiful Saint Ephrem Church in Paris.
The Church of Saint Ephrem in the historical heart of Paris regularly hosts concerts by talented young musicians. The outstanding acoustics and remarkable ambiance offer a wonderful setting for classical music. Events occuring at the location are bound to be a delight to your ears and soul. The delightfull music pieces by such renouwned artists as Chopin, Beethoven and Rachmaninov are only fit to be played in the wonderful St. Ephrem Church.
Benefit from the wealth of musical talent and enchanting architecture in Paris.
- Frederic Chopin – Nocturnes
- Robert Schumann – Etudes symphoniques
- Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, op. 13, 'Pathetique'
Located in a secluded corner of Paris’ historical fifth arrondissement, also known as the Latin Quarter, this small, quaint church is truly a hidden gem. Constructed in 1733 in true Corinthian style, the church was used by different religious orders until the late 19th century, when it became a centre for the Catholic social movements founded by Robert and Albert de Mun. The interior is classically embellished with an impressive collection of paintings. Church Saint-Ephrem is a popular venue for classical music concerts, as its cosy, intimate atmosphere and great acoustics attract both locals and tourists.
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven was a German pianist and composer of the late 18th century. He is well known as the most influential composers of all time as well as crucial figure to the Classical music scene. In fact, he demonstrated his musical talent at an early age, taking lessons from his father and composer/conductor Christian Gottlob Neefe. Later, he moved to Vienna where he gained the reputation of a virtuoso pianist by composing his popular masterpieces. He created his most admired works in his last 15 years of life, all the while being almost completely deaf.
Frederic Chopin was a Polish composer and pianist of the Romantic area (early 19th century). He wrote primarily piano solos but also piano concerts, chamber pieces and songs set to Polish lyrics. He is well-known as a poetic genius without competition of his generation. In fact, he created the concept of instrumental ballade and his performances were noted for their sensitivity and fine distinction. He spent most of his life in Paris, where he performed for the intimate atmospheres of salons. For most of his life, he suffered poor health. As a result, he died quite young at the age of 39, probably of tuberculosis.