PARIS — Singer George Michael has become the first international popstar to perform in Paris' Opera Garnier, a venue more known as a stage for classical music and opera.

The British star performed Sunday evening, as part of his "Symphonica Tour," to support French AIDS charity Sidaction. He was cheered on by a roll call of celebrities including "The Artist" actress Berenice Bejo, fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier and Charlie Chaplin's actress granddaughter Dolores Chaplin.

The concert was followed by a star-studded gala dinner which hoped to raise several hundred thousand euros for the fight against AIDS.

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  • George Michael - Faith (US Version)

    Music video by George Michael performing Faith. (c) 1987 Sony BMG Music Entertainment (UK) Limited

  • George Michael - Freedom! '90

    The best of George Michael. Includes Freedom '90. Download on iTunes smarturl.it Music video by George Michael performing Freedom! '90. (c) 1990 Sony BMG Music Entertainment (UK) Limited

  • George Michael - One More Try

    Music video by George Michael performing One More Try. (c) 1987 Sony BMG Music Entertainment (UK) Limited

  • George Michael - Careless Whisper

    Music video by George Michael performing Careless Whisper. (c) 1984 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited

  • George Michael - White Light

    The new single from George Michael "White Light" is OUT NOW, click here to buy: bit.ly Find George on Facebook: www.facebook.com and Twitter: twitter.com www.GeorgeMichael.com Music video by George Michael performing White Light. 2012 GK Panayiotou, under exclusive licence to Universal Island Records, a division of Universal Music Operations Ltd

  • George Michael - Father Figure

    Music video by George Michael performing Father Figure. (c) 1987 Sony BMG Music Entertainment (UK) Limited

  • George Michael - I Want Your Sex (Stereo Version)

    Music video by George Michael performing I Want Your Sex. YouTube view counts pre-VEVO: 903152 (c) 1987 Sony BMG Music Entertainment (UK) Limited

  • Olympics 2012 Closing Ceremony LIVE - George Michael

    LIVE VIDEO recorded from the Closing Ceremony of the London 2012 Closing Ceremony. George Michael performed Freedom '90 and White Light. I've also uploaded live performances at the closing ceremony from the following artists: The Who Fatboy Slim Take That PLUS: The extinguishing of the flame

  • George Michael - Fastlove

    Music video by George Michael performing Fastlove. (c) 1996 Robobuild Limited

  • George Michael - Song to the Siren

    Find Song to the Siren on the White Light EP, available for Pre-order now: bit.ly Find George on Facebook: www.facebook.com and Twitter: twitter.com www.GeorgeMichael.com

  • George Michael - I Can't Make You Love Me

    George Michael - I Can't Make You Love Me Lyrics: Turn down the lights, turn down the bed Turn down these voices inside my head Lay down with me, tell me no lies Just hold me close, don't patronize Don't patronize me 'Cause I can't make you love me If you don't You can't make your heart feel something it won't Here in the dark in these final hours I will lay down my heart, and I'll feel the power But you won't, no you won't And I can't make you love me If you don't I'll close my eyes and then I won't see The love you do not feel, when you're holding me Morning will come, and I'll do what's right Just give me till then, to give up this fight And I will give up this fight And I can't make you love me if you don't You can't make your heart feel something it won't And here in the dark in these final hours I will lay down my heart and I'll feel the power But you won't, no, you won't And I can't make you love me If you don't Ain't no use in you trying It's no good for me baby without love All my tears, all these years, everything I believed in Baby Oh yeah

  • George Michael - Amazing

    Music video by George Michael performing Amazing. (c) 2004 GK Panayiotou, under exclusive licence to SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT (UK) Limited

  • Whitney Houston & George Michael - If I Told You That

    Music video by Whitney Houston & George Michael performing If I Told You That. (C) 1998 Arista Records, Inc.

  • Aretha Franklin & George Michael - I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) [Official Video]

    From the album, Aretha. No copyright infringement Intended. Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favour of fair use."