The young


Twelve special-event performances are available during the 2017-2018 season to theatregoers under the age of 28* at the special price of €10 per seat.

A few days before the official première, young theatregoers will have the chance to discover the season’s new opera and ballet productions.

Tickets for the Avant-Premières go on sale approximately one month prior to the performance in question and are limited to two tickets per person per performance. Sales open at 11.30 am:
  • Online, in the Tickets section.
  • By telephone,  on 01 73 60 23 23 or on +33 1 71 25 24 23, Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm and on Saturdays until 1:00 pm (except public holidays).   
  • At the box offices of the Palais Garnier (corner of rue Scribe and rue Auber - 75009 Paris) or the Opéra Bastille (130 rue de Lyon - 75012 Paris), Monday to Friday from 11:30 am to 6:30 pm (except public holidays) and one hour before the start of performances on Sundays and public holidays

For specific audiences:
  • Groups, schools, universities: call 01 40 01 80 54
  • People with reduced mobility: call 01 40 01 18 50, Monday to Thursday from 10 am to 1 pm and 2 pm
    to 5 pm.

It is recommended to arrive 30 minutes before the beginning of the performance.


In order to attend these performances you must have been born after January 1st 1988 and be in possession of a spectator number. To obtain your spectator number, register on the Paris Opera’s website at in the “Log in” section or call 01 73 60 26 26.
Photo ID providing proof of age will be required from all young theatregoers in possession of a young person’s ticket and will be systematically checked at the entrance to the theatre.
These purchases are subject to the specific conditions governing the sale and use of 2016-2017 avant-première tickets.  

  * Suggested minimum age: 14   

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Pre-opening of the productions for the 2017/2018 season:

Past productions

  • Joyaux

    Ballet - George Balanchine

    Palais Garnier — du 19 septembre au 12 octobre 2017

  • Balanchine / Teshigawara / Bausch


    Palais Garnier — du 24 octobre au 16 novembre 2017

  • Play


    Palais Garnier — du 04 au 31 décembre 2017

  • De la maison des morts

    Opéra - Leoš Janáček

    Opéra Bastille — du 15 novembre au 02 décembre 2017

  • Don Quichotte

    Ballet - Rudolf Noureev

    Opéra Bastille — du 09 décembre2017 au 06 janvier 2018

  • La Bohème

    Opéra - Giacomo Puccini

    Opéra Bastille — du 28 novembre au 31 décembre 2017

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