Get yourself dressed to the nines and make it an exceptional outing. First, because this prestigious art deco theater hosts first-class operas, orchestra pieces and outstanding dance performances. Second, because the crowd as well as the interior decoration are tremendously classy.
The theater gained international reputation after it featured the premiere of Stravinsky’s controversial “le Sacre du printemps” in 1913. It is currently home to France and Europe’s major orchestras (including l’orchestre National de France) and regularly showcases the world’s most distinguished voices (including Rolando Villazon and Nathalie Dessay).
Also, don’t miss an after-performance omelette at the café des theatres opposite the theater, an often crowded but unpretentious brasserie.