Concerts & Recitals

ACP-sponsored concerts, recitals and guest choirs are shown on this page, and Atelier Series concerts are shown here.

ACP-hosted concerts and recitals are shown here.


Ensemble Lumina in Concert — Saturday 13 May 20h

Ensemble Lumina












The American Church's wonderful chamber Choir, Ensemble Lumina, under the direction of Caroline Drury will present a concert in our sanctuary on Saturday 13 May at 20h. Come enjoy a variety of compositions from Schütz and Palestrina, to Mendelssohn and Rheinberger, to lush contemporary works and Spirituals.  ​

Caroline Drury received her Masters Degree in Music from the Manhattan School of Music and has extensive experience as an operatic and oratorio soloist, as a professional chorister and as a vocal coach.

The concert is free with a free-will offering.

Guest Choir - Sunday 30 April 11h worship service

The Concordia Concert Choir of Edmonton

The Concordia Concert Choir, under Dr. Joy Berg, will share special music during the 11h service on Sunday 30 April.

The choir is part of the academic program at Concordia University of Edmonton and is composed of auditioned singers of university age from various disciplines and interests. Dr. Joy Berg is Professor of Music at Concordia University of Edmonton and Director of Choral Activities at Concordia, teaches church music courses, and is cantor for the chapel services at Concordia.

 The choir regularly performs on campus for concerts, chapel services, and special events, as well as throughout the Edmonton area. In addition, the Concert Choir has sung at professional music and educational conferences, such as the Alberta Music Conference, the Alberta Teachers’ Association Conference, and church-related conferences and gatherings, including the Lutheran Church–Canada national and regional conventions. The choir also spends a significant amount of time on tour, singing in churches, schools, or community venues. In April 2015, the choir toured Alberta. In addition to Canada-wide appearances, the choir has also performed in the England, Germany, Scandinavia, and the United States. In the spring of 2014, the Choir toured Brazil. We are pleased that they can visit the American Church on their 2017 tour.

Atelier Concerts

Sunday Concert Series - 17h00 - Free admission

Originating in Left Bank studios in 1895, The Atelier Concert Series became part of the cultural activities at the American Church in Paris during the early 1930s. These concerts provide a performance opportunity in Paris for talented musicians of all nationalities.

A different program is offered each Sunday evening at 17h00, September through November and January through June. There is no admission fee, but a free-will offering is taken at the door to support the series.

To receive detailed programs, updates and other announcements about this series, send a message to our Music Director and put “Atelier Mailing” in the subject line. All mailings are done in blind copy and for this purpose only.

Upcoming Concerts

Benefit Concert — Habitat for Humanity

Friday 19 May 20h00
A concert in support of Habitat for Humanity

The American Church in Paris and the Rotary Club Paris Champs Elysées and Rotaract Paris Champs Elysées present

A concert in support of Habitat for Humanity
which seeks to put God’s love into action by bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope for the poor.

Johannes BRAHMS
Liebeslieder Waltzes Op. 52

Caroline DRURY soprano
Britta GLASER mezzo-soprano
Vladimir MARIC tenor
Tomasz SADOWNIK baritone
Laurana MITCHELMORE and Yulia LEVIN piano

Friday 19 May 2017 at 20h at the American Church in Paris, 65 quai d’Orsay 75007 Paris

Followed by a cocktail reception, this special concert is a gift. However we must count on your generosity. All donations by check for a minimum of 100€ will receive a tax receipt (réduction de I’IRPP de 66% du don limité ù 20% du revenue). We also welcome sponsorship. Our heartfelt thanks for your participation.

Tickets may be purchased on-line or with the form on the poster here.

Concert — The University Singers

Saturday 20 May 20h00
Southwestern Adventist University – Keene, Texas
Jonathan E.L. Wall - conductor

Benefit Concert — A Latin American in Paris

Friday 26 May 20h00
Survier FLORES - violin; Laetitia FEDERICI - piano

The American Church in Paris and the Guatemalan Embassy in Paris are joining forces to support the association “A Latin American in Paris” which brings promising young violinists from Gautemala to Paris for study.

A gala concert will be given in the American Church sanctuary on Friday evening 26 May at 20h by Survier FLORES (violin) and Laetitia FEDERICI (piano).

The concert is free with a free-will offering taken to support this wonderful initiative. Come enjoy some brilliant music and help make the difference in the future of several gifted young musicians.

ACP Youth Music Concert – Life Is Good!

Saturday 3 June at 19h00

The ACP Youth Music Concert