Opening Celebrations Event: Colston Hall foyer

Exultate Singers
Bristol Schools Chamber Choir
Bristol Brass Consort

Conducted by David Ogden

Bristol's Colston Hall is celebrating the opening of it's shiny new building with a series of special events from September 18 - 27th, beginning with an opening night party which will include the world premiere of a choral work by Richard Barnard, to be performed by Exultate Singers, the Bristol Schools Chamber Choir and the Bristol Brass Consort.

The performance is part of an evening of multi-media indoor and outdoor performances taking over all areas of the hall and the streets outside combining aerial musicians, beatboxers and wall runners from Cirque Bijou and Circomedia against a backdrop of stunning visual projections from Kathy Hinde and music from the Emerald Ensemble. The evening will feature a 200 strong Saxophone Massive led by Andy Sheppard, African drumming from Akumapa, Adrian Utley's 'Music for Massed Guitars'and gypsy jazz from Sheelanagig. Free on a first come first serve basis, doors are at 5.30pm and you are advised to arrive early to avoid disappointment.


Friday 18th September 2009 from 5.30pm (Exultate Singers' performance scheduled to take place at approximately 8.20pm)


Colston Hall foyer, Colston Street, Bristol BS1 5AR


Free entry - tickets are not required

Forthcoming concerts

Saturday 19th September 2009 - A concert in aid of The Prince's Trust go

Exultate Singers takes part in a gala choral concert at St George's, Bristol in aid of this extremely worthwhile cause.

Sunday 8th November 2009 - Beyond the Wall go

Marking 20 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, a concert of Eastern European music in Clifton Cathedral featuring a new piece specially commissioned for this concert from Roxanna Panufnik.

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