The Portrait Choir Launch
Friday, 28 June 2013 at 19:30 (BST)
London, United Kingdom
28 June 2013, 19:30
FREE. Advance tickets for this event are now sold out. A limited number of tickets will be available in the Gallery from 18.00 on the day.
Gallery Director Sandy Nairne introduces The Portrait Choir for its first performance. The Choir will perform a range of music influenced by the Collection and its musical sitters. The event will conclude with a short performance in the Gallery’s Main Hall.
The Portrait Choir is supported by Hani Farsi and The Mohamed S. Farsi Foundation.
Please note the audience will be a mixture of seated and standing spaces with seats being allocated to ticket holders on a first come, first served basis on the night of the performance. If you have access requirements that prohibit you from standing for 50 minutes please contact the National Portrait Gallery.
Latecomers will not be admitted.
Part of Late Shift in partnership with FTI Consulting
Every Thursday and Friday until 21.00
Late Shift in partnership with FTI Consulting offers new ways to explore the Gallery after hours and socialise after work.
Enjoy a wide range of events including tours, talks, live music, DJs, films, art workshops, lectures, philosophy salons and drop-in drawing sessions.
Plus unwind and relax with drinks at the Late Shift Bar, a coffee in the Portrait Café or dinner in the Portrait Restaurant.
For full programme details visit www.npg.org.uk/lateshift
The National Portrait Gallery houses the finest collection of portraits in the world, offering a unique insight into the men and women who have shaped British culture from the Middle Ages to the present day. Featuring some of the most iconic and instantly recognisable faces in British history, from Elizabeth I to David Beckham, the National Portrait Gallery has something for everyone. The Gallery offers a varied programme of special events, which encourage discussion, debate and creativity for all ages and interests.
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