Can’t make it to Italy this summer? Head down to Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition for a special taste of Europe.
Qatar Airways, the official airline of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition, flies daily from Perth connecting you to Europe and over 140 destinations world-wide. Visit this marvellous exhibition and be inspired for your next adventure.
Emulating all the splendour of the Vatican City itself, the Naval Store in Fremantle is currently home to 34 breathtaking life-size reproductions of the Sistine Chapel’s ornate frescoes. And for a limited time you can experience musical magic in this unbelievable location.
As if listening to stunning classical renditions of your favourite music weren’t exhilarating enough, this July the Sistine Chapel Exhibition will host a series of Candlelight Concerts.
Spend an evening immersed in cinematic magic with the Best of Joe Hisaishi, eight-time winner of the Japanese Academy Award for Best Music. Best known for his work with Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli, Hisaishi’s critically acclaimed scores will be performed by Dolce Ensembles, the magnificent string quartet.
See the walls of the Sistine Chapel come to life, illuminated by candlelight on Friday July 1. Throughout this spectacular evening, you can admire beautiful high-definition projections of the chapel to the enchanting scores of Howl’s Moving Castle, Spirited Away and many more.
Discover Queen’s world-famous, beloved rock anthems in an entirely new realm on Saturday July 2. This iconic band has reached and inspired generations with their music, and now Dolce Ensemble’s String Quintet is breathing new life into old classics.
Joined by a fifth member on drums, the quintet will perform a medley of Queen’s most revered numbers, such as ‘Don’t Stop Me Now’ and ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’. Surrounded by life-size projections of the timeless masterpiece that is the Sistine Chapel, it is guaranteed to be an evening to remember.
Be transported on a musical journey through the four seasons with Perth’s renowned Baroque orchestra, Australian Baroque. On Friday July 8, this remarkable string septet will give spine-tingling renditions of Vivaldi’s iconic violin concertos, surrounded by Michelangelo’s Renaissance masterpiece.
Prepare to be inspired as you spend an evening captivated by the creations of two great Italian artists. Revel in sweet spring birdsong before welcoming the scorching summer sun, then celebrate the rich autumn harvest before being carried through the shimmery winter snow. The atmosphere is guaranteed to be riveting!
In this candlelight tribute to everyone’s favourite Swedish pop sensation, you will hear wonderful reimaginings of ABBA’s best hits. Originally from Stolkholm, this fantastic foursome are responsible for some of the most popular sing-alongs of all time. Head to Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition on Saturday July 9 to experience the magic for yourself.
From ‘Mamma Mia’ to ‘Dancing Queen’ to ‘Waterloo’, you will be moved by the classical renditions of their very best songs. And just as the stellar string quintet will capture every note in its intended glory, you will be able to pour over every intricate detail of the Sistine Chapel while you listen, because of the special printing technique used to emulate the paintings.
Each concert will be performed twice in the evening, once at 6.30pm and again at 8.30pm. Doors will also open half an hour prior, so you can savour every last moment when exploring the exhibition. And, you will take home a complimentary souvenir guide featuring each frescoed wall, so you can continue to admire its beauty at home!