Attractiveness of France – Inauguration of the Philharmonie de Paris (January 14, 2015)


Mr. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, will this evening participate in the inauguration of the Philharmonie de Paris; on this occasion, President Hollande will extend his New Year greetings to the cultural community.

The new building, designed by Jean Nouvel, the architect who designed the Institut du Monde Arabe, the Quai Branly Museum and the Agbar Tower in Barcelona, will serve as a venue for symphony concerts, contemporary creative works, modern music and music education activities.

The new Philharmonie, which boasts excellent acoustics and is open to major French and international ensembles, will enhance France’s attractiveness and international cultural influence.