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Chopin with candlelights: Saint Ephrem Church

Paris, Eglise Saint‐Ephrem — Main Hall

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About the Event

Enjoy a candlelight performance of works for piano by Chopin in 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 ambience offer a wonderful setting for classical music.

Benefit from the wealth of musical talent and enchanting architecture in Paris.

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Reduced price applies to students and unemployed people with valid ID.

Program

  • Frederic Chopin – Grande Polonaise brillante, Valses, Mazurkas.. Programme intégral du film « Le Pianiste »
Program is subject to change

Artists

Piano: Elio di Tanna

Award‐winning French pianist Elio di Tanna is a successful soloist and chamber musician, particularly at home in the Romantic and early 20th century repertoire.

Eglise Saint-Ephrem

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.

Frederic Chopin

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.

Customer Reviews

4.9 of 5

  • Alix D, France

    Jan 2024

    Excellent

  • Helen T, United Kingdom

    Nov 2023

    A stunning pianist. Couldn’t believe my eyes & ears.

  • Timothy R, USA

    Oct 2023

    Outstanding and astounding performance. We have seen M. Martin at the church before tonight and hope to hear him again.

  • Jan 2023

    Un concertiste au talent exceptionnel — une œuvre de Chopin très riche — un endroit discret et très adapté dans un quartier d exception

  • Jun 2022

    It was fantastic!!!!!!

  • Marian S, Australia

    Mar 2020

    Exceptional interpretation of Chopin. We loved it. The location and acoustics were perfect

  • georgia k, Australia

    Feb 2020

    Pascal Mantin played some of my favourite Chopin works beautifully. The experience was enhanced by the ambience of Église St Ephrem by candlelight.

  • Jean Yves C, United Kingdom

    Dec 2019

    It was a wonderful performance, very atmospheric and of the highest quality.

  • emilio a, Italy

    Dec 2019

    This was one of the most passionate and intense concerts i ever saw. The pianist , Elio Di Tanna plays marvellously several Chopin pieces and the audience applauded him for long 10 minutes. This artist merits to perform also in the most famous music temples around the world. He is talented .Bravo ! Emilio Antonini Trieste Italy

  • Johanna S, Iceland

    Dec 2019

    Had a great evening at this event. Great experience, highly recommend

  • Andrea M, USA

    Nov 2019

    Absolutely thrilling! Artist AMAZING! He might have been provided a better piano!

  • Jacques B, France

    Jun 2019

    Excellente interprétation, site intimiste

  • Petra M, Deutschland

    May 2019

    Wonderful event in a marvellous location

  • Susan V, USA

    May 2019

    Superb pianist, and Saint Ephrem's is a lovely concert setting. A truly memorable evening.

  • Thomas D, Spain

    Feb 2019

    Really excellent performance by Pascal Mantin. Was in Paris for a week and this was one of the top things I'll remember. Just beautiful.

  • Claire G, France

    Jan 2019

    Un moment magnifique ! Le lieu, l'accueil, l'artiste Tout était vraiment génial

  • Nigel S, United Kingdom

    Jan 2019

    A lovely evening with a brilliant pianist. We loved it!

  • DANIEL P, USA

    Jan 2019

    The pianist was great!

  • Debra M, USA

    Dec 2018

    This was a wonderful experience. The setting and the playing were both magical! An affordable night out in Paris. I purchased the tickets online in the United States and they were accepted with no issue at the door.

  • Semeon M, USA

    Dec 2018

    Mon Dieu! This event trumps any concert I've ever been to. Being able to listen to Chopin in a intimate salon‐like environment was easily the best part of my trip to France. Thank you!

  • Matthew F, USA

    Dec 2018

    Such a beautiful venue and magnificent skills by the pianist. Loved every second.

  • Mary T, USA

    Dec 2018

    Elio is an extraordinary talent . The 3 of us in our party are hoping he will do a concert in Minnesota some time.

  • Maryellen D, USA

    Dec 2018

    Fabulous performance! The atmosphere of the church with candles enhanced the marvelous experience. Will definitely recommend to friends.

  • Anne G, USA

    Dec 2018

    Music was beautiful. Setting was divine.

  • Volker S, Frankreich

    Oct 2018

    Das Konzert war das Geld allemal wert: Ein hervorragender Pianist mit einem guten Programm in einem (nach Abschalten der elektrischen Beleuchtung) angenehmen Ambiente und in einer Kapelle mit passender Größe und wirklich guter Akustik. Die Organisation einschl. der Abwicklung der Bezahlung und der Zusendung der Online‐Tickets war problemlos.

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Address

Eglise Saint‐Ephrem, 17, rue des Carmes, Paris, France — Google Maps

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