Performances and rehearsals‌


Portsmouth Chamber Music Series‌ 

We are excited to present a great line-up of artists, headed by the incomparable pianist Paul Lewis. Alongside classics by Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven, there is the beautifully romantic piano quintet by Korngold, a recent quartet by Philip Glass, and Messiaen's superb Quartet for the End of Time.

Monday 25th September, 2017: Paul Lewis (piano)

Monday 30th October, 2017: Van Kuijk Quartet

Monday 27th November, 2017: Tamsin Waley-Cohen (violin) & James Baillieu (piano)

Monday 29th January, 2018: Ensemble 360

Monday 19th March, 2018: Gould Trio & Robert Plane

Monday 16th April, 2018: Marmen Quartet


£18 full price, £16 concessions: book all six concerts and get a 20 per cent discount, so £86.40 for the whole season (£76.80 concs). Prices include booking fee and restoration levy.

Tickets available from the Portsmouth Guildhall: 0844 453 9028. For further information, please contact or 023 9284 3023

All concerts start at 7.30pm at the Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth PO1 2AB.

Seating is unreserved, with doors open from 7pm.

For full details of concert tickets, rehearsal times and venues, please e-mail or call 023 9284 3023.


University of Portsmouth Orchestra and Big Band

Featuring Dvorak’s Symphony No. 7
Saturday 25th November 2017, 7.30pm
King’s Church, Playfair Rd, Portsmouth PO5 4QA


University of Portsmouth Choir

Featuring Benjamin Britten’s Saint Nicolas and Francis Poulenc’s Organ Concerto

Saturday 2nd December 2017, 7.30pm

St Mary's Church, Fratton Rd, Portsmouth PO1 5PA

Carol Service

Monday 4th December 2017, 7.00pm

St John’s Catholic Cathedral, Bishop Crispian Way, Portsmouth PO1 3HQ

Featuring music by Karl Jenkins, Janáček and Bernstein

Saturday 17th March 2018, 7.30pm

St Mary's Church, Fratton Rd, Portsmouth PO1 5PA


University of Portsmouth Wind Band

Featuring a selection of music from the stage and screen, some Christmas favourites and some familiar light classics.

Sunday 10th December 2017, 7.30pm

Royal Marines Museum, Esplanade, Southsea PO4 9PX


Rehearsals 16/17


Day: Wednesdays

Time: 5.30-7.30pm

Venue: Eldon Building, EW 1.11



Day: Thursdays

Time: 6.30-8.30pm

Venue: White Swan Building 3.03


Wind Band

Day: Tuesdays

Time: 6.30-8.30pm

Venue: White Swan Building 3.03


Dramatic and Musical Society

Day: Tuesdays (and Thursdays by arrangement)

Time: 6.30-9.30pm

Venue: Eldon Building, EW 1.10


Big Band

Day: Mondays

Time: 6.30-8.30pm

Venue: White Swan Building 3.03


Other ensembles

By arrangement


 If you are interested in musical activities, please register here.