As part of the National Gallery Masterpieces Tour of Rembrandt’s Self Portrait at the Age of 63, Exultate Singers performs a concert of choral music from the 17th century to the present day.
Self Portrait at the Age of 63 is one of Rembrandt’s last pictures, painted in 1669 at the end of his eventful life as one of the leading Dutch artists of his time. For eight weeks, his masterpiece will form the focal point of Bristol Museum's European Old Masters Gallery as part of the National Gallery Masterpiece Tour.
For eight weeks, his masterpiece will form the focal point of Bristol Museum's European Old Masters Gallery as part of the National Gallery Masterpiece Tour.
Accompanying the exhibition, Exultate Singers will perform a concert of music from Rembrandt's time to the present day, including part songs and motets by Sweelinck, Bouzignac, Elgar, Pearsall, Parry and Howells.
The concert takes place in the vibrant acoustic of the Central Hall of Bristol Museum. Audience members will be able to view the exhibition in a timed slot either before the concert or during the interval.
Listen to Elgar's Lux aeterna, a choral arrangement of Nimrod from The Enigma Variations
Viewing times 5.45pm to 6.20pm and 7pm to 7.25pm
5.45pm Small choral groups perform in gallery during viewing
6.30pm Part One of concert
7pm Small choral groups perform in gallery during viewing
7.30pm Part Two of concert
Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, Queen's Road Bristol, BS8 1RL
£15 for adults, £12 concessions
Tickets are £15 (£12 concessions). To book, visit www.bristolmuseums.org.uk/events/exultate-singers-in-concert. Alternatively tickets can be purchased from the Bristol Museum & Art Gallery shop during opening times (Monday to Friday, 10am to 4.45pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am to 5.45pm). NB tickets will not be on sale on the door after 4.45pm.