Weekend dedicated to Danny Elfman in Paris with his presence

The Philharmonie de Paris has presented its 2019/2020 concert season, and in it we can find a special weekend dedicated to the music of Danny Elfman, which will be held on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15, September 2019, and that will also have his presence.


Let’s have a look to the various events/concerts of that thematic weekend:

On Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 10:30h, the conference entitled ‘Crossed Looks’ will be held, where Philippe Gonin and Alexandre Vuillaume-Tylski will talk about the work of the artistic duo formed by Danny Elfman and Tim Burton.

Tickets (12-65 €):



On Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 15:30h and at 20:30h, the Orchestre National d’Île-de-France conducted by John Mauceri, will perform at the Grande Salle Pierre Boulez – Philharmonie the music of Danny Elfman for the film ‘Alice in Wonderland (2010)’ (dir. Tim Burton), while the movie is screened.

Tickets (40-70 €):


Philharmonie de Paris - Danny Elfman 2019 - Alice in Wonderland


On Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 21h, the Berlin Philharmonic Piano Quartet, formed by Markus Groh (piano), Andreas Buschatz (violin), Matthew Hunter (viola) and Knut Weber (cello), components of the Berliner Philharmoniker, will offer at the Concert Hall – City of Music, a concert entitled ‘An Evening With Danny Elfman‘, which will include a selection of Danny Elfman‘s lesser-known works and will feature his presence.

This intimate and festive concert is offered with a chamber music ensemble. During this great evening, the public will have the opportunity to ask questions to Danny Elfman, in order to grasp the meanders of his creative process. Among the selection of the pieces performed, the audience will have the opportunity to enjoy an unpublished work.

Tickets (25-30 €):


Philharmonie de Paris - Danny Elfman 2019 - An Evening With Danny Elfman


On Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 17:30h, a concert entitled ‘Danny Elfman Symphonique’ will be performed by the Brussels Philharmonic conducted by John Mauceri and with the participation of the choir Choeur de la Radio Flamande (Vlaams Radio Koor) and violinist Sandy Cameron.


The program will include the following pieces:

  • I Forget (Serenade Schizophrana – 5th movement)
  • Eleven Eleven – Violin concerto
  • Batman / Batman Returns
  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Edward Scissorhands


Tickets (10-80 €):


Philharmonie de Paris - Danny Elfman 2019 - Symphonic Danny Elfman


Individual tickets for the events of the 2019/2020 season of the Philharmonie de Paris will be available on Monday, May 6th, and at this moment it is only possible to purchase packs of tickets that include 3 or more concerts. More information about subscriptions:



More information about the thematic weekend dedicated to Danny Elfman organized by the Philharmonie de Paris: