Special note by webmaster Linda
Gérard Chambre's website is in
French, but from time to time I translate
some of the pages into English. Whenever you
see the two flags French/English you will have
the choice to read it in either language.
14 July New York Bastille Day - invited by Alliance Française FIAF - recommended by Pierre CARDIN
to attend with his Show Si l'on chantait l'amour accompanied by Eric Breton. 31 January - 24 February at the Théâtre de la Tour Eiffel Marlene is back play with Cyrielle Clair - produced by Mister Pierre Cardin, world famous fashion designer
7 January restart of the most successful Musical show Un Italien à Paris each Monday night at Maxims's Pierre Cardin.
starting November each Monday night, presented by Monsieur Pierre Cardin Un Italien à Paris
7 August in Venice Italy, at the Teatro La FeniceMarlene is back play with Cyrielle Clair, presented by Pierre Cardin. July 17, 2018, Festival de Lacoste premiere of his musical show Un Italien à Pariswith his troup Opéra ma non troppo. Written and directed by Gérard Chambre.
29 May- 3 June 2018 - at the théâtre du Gymnase Paris avec : Don Quichotte Flamenco Comedie Musical - conception and directed by Gérard Chambre.
2017 19 February - 14 May 2018 -
RENDEZ-VOUS chez MAXIM'S each Monday night Lecture Musicale: Marcel passe à table chez Maxim's by Gérard Chambre with Fabrice Coccitto on the piano.
Gérard Chambre made his debuts at the Theatre alongside Georges WilsonOthello, Roger HaninMacbeth, Robert ManuelCatch my Soul,Annie CordyIndien vaut mieux que deux tu l'auras,(directorJean de Poulain), Maria PacômeApprends-moi Céline, (director Gérard Vergez) Alexandre Arcady Hôtel Baltimore,Philippe FerranUlrich Helger, Annie CordyLa Celestine…
He appeared at numerous Festivals : Festival Jean Cocteau,Festival d’Avignon, Festival de Carpentras, Festival de la Francophonie UNESCO, Festival Lacoste, Festival Palais Bulles, Festival de Lumière, Festival Les Voix du Lyrique...
His vocal training let him to musicals : Catch my soul (Théâtre Marigny), Gomina, Rock Opera (Espace Européen), Envoyez la musique (Théâtre de la Porte St Martin), Jacques BREL (Espace PIerre Cardin)Prière de laisser le XXe siècle dans l’état où vous l’avez trouvé (Théâtre Avignon), Les plus que personnes (Théâtre Avignon), Petites noces en si avec bémol (Tambour royal, Paris)…
He wrote and directed two operas de poche
:Viole d’amour and Mariages and a number of musical shows for the Theatre : Opéra ma non troppo, Concert en peignoir, Cabaret philozoophique,Guitry Cocteau…
2006 Concert : Gouttes de chant on the occasion of the publication of his poetry collection (Espace Pierre Cardin).
2009 : Comedy Musical : Le Petit Groom de chez Maxim’s (after the music of Jacques Offenbach) andFeu la mère de Madame(Georges Feydeau) Festival Lacoste (writer and director Gérard Chambre) followed by a tour to the Festival de la Francophonie Aleppo, Syria (that had already invited him in 2008 with his comedy musical Don Quichotte.)
2010 - 2011 : Comedy Musical Le Petit Groom de chez Maxim's and One-act-play Feu la mère de Madame (Georges Feydeau) chez Maxim’s.
2010: Charity Concert, Brel pour toujoursfor the children of Cambodia
to benefit the Antoine de Saint-Excubéry Youth Foundation
organization.(Phnom Penh, Cambodia)
2013 & 2014 : Cabaret Charles Trenet, celebrating 100 years of Charles Trenet at the petit théâtre de chez Maxim’s (each Monday night).
2013 : Play-reading, Petites Musiques de Proust
by Gérard Chambre with pianist Fabrice Coccitto. Texts by Cécile Leblanc (Maître de conférences, University Sorborne, Paris)(petit théâtre de chez Maxim’s)
2013 : Poetic musical show, Petit Théâtre de Pochea tribute to Jean COCTEAU with Brigitte Fossey, Catherine Salviat, Fabrice Coccitto, Gérard Chambre and Francis Huster. (Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat)
2013 : Poetic musical show, Petit Théâtre de Poche in remembrance of thefiftieth anniversary of thepassingof JeanCocteauand the centenary ofthe birth of JeanMarais.
In attendance of Monsieur Pierre Cardin. (Espace Pierre Cardin) 2014:Performance, Jusqu'au bout du
monde - Gérard chants : BREL
(Avignon/Théâtre du Bourg Neuf)
On May 26, Play-reading Chez Florenceafter the novel by Alan Riding (... and the show went on) with Cyrielle Clair as Florence Gould. Gérard in the role of Colonel Ludwig Vogel of the Luftwaffet(Espace Pierre Cardin)
On July 24, Comedy Musical, Festival Lacoste, Premiere ofChez Maxim's ça Swing - Hommage aux Frères Jacques (written and directed by Gérard Chambre).
On August 9, Opera CARMENby Georges Bizet Festival Opéra Côté Jardin, Gémenos. (directed by Gérard Chambre)
2015 May 8, at the PLAZA Hotel, New YorkCharity concertà la soirée ˈBal des Berceauxˈ dedicated to the organistaion FAAFC interpreting a
recital of legendary French and American songs
- with Gérard Chambre and Pianist Thierry Jan. July 3-5 Festival Auribeau-sur-Scène, Provence-Alpes Côte d'Azur :
Chambre and his troup at the Festival
de Auribeauwith three of their most successful plays.
On July 23, Festival Lacoste, Premiere of Cyrielle Clair and Gérard Chambre's new Play Marlene Dietrich in attendance of Pierre Cardin.
Robert II of Scotlandby
Alexander Stewart, like
his cousinthe lateMyriamde Béarn, novelist
in historywho notablywrote
Phébus. GerardChambreis also well knownfor his interpretation ofthe unforgettableand
JacquesBrel.With his beautiful baritonevoice,he enchantshis audience sincea long time.
extract from an article in
- Artistiques et Littéraires
are not enough to describe this distinguished
artist born in Choisy-le-Roi in a united family
in which he knew a happy childhood and
les Petits Chanteursà la Nativité.
With his attractive physique, his beautiful blue
eyes, his irresistible smile but also his
delicacy, his kindness, his simplicity: give him
that romantic air he is plainly aware of but
does not hide an instinctive modesty, an
burning of this inner fire, of this intuitive
genius, like the unforgettable Jacques BREL, his
Recently his generosity has led him to a
humanitarian tour to Antananarivo where during
his stay occurred the delivery of solar street
lights to the natives. He created for that
occasion his superb song "Les Jardins de Lumière"
a veritable hymn to Peace and Solidarity:
what a beautiful symbol and example, to which
one cannot remain indifferent ...
During theEighties,he starred inthree
directed byMarion Sarraut
after the novels by the Queen of History
books,Juliette Benzoni.Gérardplayed the
star for Napoleon,(with CorinneTouzetin the leading role)
Chevalier Jean de Xaintraillesin
Catherine, surrounded by such famous
names asGeneviève Casile,
to name a few of the great stars in those
series. And last but not least
Admiral John Paul Jones
in Le Gerfaut, with very popular
Laurent Le Doyen.
My great compliments to the late
JEAN-LUC RÉMY for putting together this
video clip. We never met in person only
through the NET. Yet it was the
beginning of a sincere friendship.
Au-revoir cher Jean-Luc, may you
rest in peace, all your work will never
be forgotten. Linda, webmaster
A year later, he was on stage at
Espace Pierre Cardinfor Hotel Baltimore in the role of Paul, directed byAlexandre Arcady.
Gérard's partners were amongst others,
French newspaper LE MONDE wrote that he
was something between a Gary Cooper and Henry
At the FestivalLacoste,
created by Pierre Cardin, Gérard Chambre
is a recurring guest since the Festival was
inaugurated in 2000. Monsieur
said in an interview about Gérard Chambre :
« Gérard Chambre
est un homme qui a beaucoup de talent et je l'ai toujours suivi dans sa carrière. Il a un certain sens de l'humour et de l'intelligence, écrit des pièces et est très doué. »
Gérard Chambre is a man with great
talent and I have always followed his
career. He has a certain sense of
humor and intelligence, writes plays and
is highly skilled. (translated from
French by Linda, webmaster)
In 2011Gérard Chambre presented at the Festival Lacoste
and at chez Maxim's, (each Monday night) his
Musical Show Le Boeuf sur le Tôa
(Cocteau Guitry chez Maxim's) which thanks
to its enormous succes, returned for a second
chez Maxim's in Paris!
for the centenary of the birth of
Charles Trenet , lovingly called
The singing fool (Le fou chantant), Monsieur
Pierre Cardin received Gérard
Chambre and his company
Opéra ma non troppo at the
Festival Lacoste 2012.
Gérard wrote and directed the Musical Show
Charles Trenet, le fou chantant a cent ans.
The spectators at the Château de Lacoste had
enormously adored his new chef-d’œuvre. Gérard Chambre
and his charming troup had once more captivated
their public! The long
at the end of the show was proof for a more
than conquered audience! The consequence of that
supreme success - two special soirées in
November at ESPACE PIERRE CARDIN !
In February 2013 Gérard and his
troupe de Zazous returned to chez Maxim'sfor each Monday night with
CABARET CHARLES TRENET It bestowed
Gérard and his group
two new seasons (2013 – 2014)
at the Théâtre
The public, be that their fans, their friends,
the journalists or people of the metier, had all
adored that show who was a tribute to the
unforgettable chansons and the man himself
In 2014 invited once again to participate
at the Festival Lacoste, Gérard Chambre
and his swinguers surprised their public with their
Chez Maxim's ça Swing, a
tribute to the legendary
The night of the premiere was the immersion back to the
times of the mythical
Frères Jacques, enthusiastically
applauded by the guests in the courtyard
at the Château Lacoste on
that summer night down at the Luberon, in
attendance of Monsieur Pierre Cardin, creator of
To everyone's great
pleasure Monsieur Pierre Cardin presented
in October 2014 each Monday night Gérard's Cabaret show Chez Maxim's ça Swing
: Hommage aux Frères Jacques at
Maxim's in Paris. I invite you to read
some of the touching messages visitors have sent
to Gérard and his brilliant troup namely, Véronique
Fourcaud, Virginie Simson, Mika Apamian, Pierre
Babolat, Fabrice Coccitto, Gérard Chambre and
pianist Antoine Lefort.
July 2015 at the Festival Lacoste with the
Marlene Dietrich. Text by Cyrielle
Clair (Marlene) and Gérard Chambre.
2016 Festival Lacoste Pierre Cardin with Gérard
Chambre's new musical show
Moi j'aime le Music Hall.
Gérard and his company Opéra ma non troppo
had an immense success with this show. They were
again invited each Monday night at the Théâtre
Maxim's Pierre Cardin for over a year. From time
to time they are asked again to perform this
superb show all around France.
Festival d'art lyrique Lacoste,
introducing to the public of Lacoste Parlez-moi d'amour...au lit...
and from 6
November in Paris each Monday night at the Théâtre Maxim’s Pierre Cardin.
2018 Festival Lacoste with his brand new show Un
Italien à Paris presented by Monsieur
Pierre Cardin. After the Festival the show can
be seen each Monday night at the legendary
théâtre Maxim's Pierre Cardin. It still has a
sensational success since January 2019!
continue to let us dream and listening
to your songs, poems
and shows, which are simply sublime !
Linda Compagnoni Walther, webmaster.
photo with Producer
Pierre Cardin & his nephew Rodrigo Basilicati
Monsieur Pierre Cardin
The new Show of Gérard Chambre "Jacqueline Kennedy, la
Dame en Rose" (The Lady in Pink) with Gérard Chambre and
his celebrated Group:
Opéra ma non troppo
Théâtre Maxim's in Paris.
Since 7 October 2019
Time : 20h30 each Monday night
Where : 3, rue Royale, 75008 Paris, Metro Concorde
Gérard Chambre and Éric Breton were
invited for Bastille Day
by French institute
What if we sang about love
for more details
Bal des Berceaux 2015
French American Aid for
Gérard gave a recital of legendary French and American songs
at the 'Annual
in New York Hotel Plaza, May 8, 2015
Festival Opéra Côté Jardin 2014
Gérard Chambre - a man of many talents, and one
of them director on-scene! In 2014, he was
chosen to direct the Opera
CARMEN (one of the most famous French
Les Antiques Glanum July 2016
FESTIVAL Les Antiques Glanum -
Mozart ad libitrum-
fantômes de Mozart
conception and directed by Gérard Chambre
Les Musicales de Luberon July 2016
Concert/Spectacle/Classical Music. Duos
drôles à l'Opéra with celebrated
Dame Felicity Lott
(Soprano) , Eric Huchet (Ténor)
and directed by
« Le Retour de
Marlene Dietrich » à l'Espace Pierre
Cardin 2016 The Return of Marlene Dietrich
for more information see