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Symphony of Arts

A fusion of music and film

From 24 to 26 June, the Symphonie des Arts returns to the Jardin des Deux Rives. This is one of the summer highlights and kicks off Strasbourg’s cultural season with a celebration of music! You’ll be spoilt for choice for things to see and do including open-air sing-a-long cinema, DJ sets, dance classes and concerts.
This year, the orchestra has the pleasure of welcoming Benjamin Biolay on stage for what promises to be a superb concert in the heart of the Deux Rives garden. The French singer-songwriter’s smooth voice will join forces with the powerful orchestra before a finale beneath the starry sky.


Friday 24 June :
from 7.30 pm: partner dance classes with the association En Bal, Et Vous? followed at 8.30 pm by a karaoke flashmob choreographed by Vladimir Spoutnik to get you ready for the Dirty Dancing screening.
from 9.30 pm: sing-a-long screening of the cult 80s film, Dirty Dancing.

Saturday 25 June :
from 9.30 pm: 2 Rives concert – Symphony of Arts festival with the Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra who will be joined on stage by French singer-songwriter Benjamin Biolay for a fantastic concert conducted by Dirk Brossé (postponed to Sunday 26 June at 9.30 pm in the event of bad weather).

Sunday 26 June :
from 6 pm: concert as part of the ‘Concert of Europe’ programme conducted by Johannes Ullrich who will lead a symphony orchestra with 55 nations represented accompanied by a choir composed of 60 European singers. (Postponed to Sunday 26 June at 9.30 pm in the event of bad weather).

Practical information for events

The venue is the garden at Jardin des 2 Rives, 3 rue des Cavaliers 67000 Strasbourg.
Think about travelling by public transport, park-and-ride or bicycle.
No allocated seating.
Concert performances and timings are subject to the weather conditions and the public health situation.