Portsmouth Festivities is back for 2018 and it’s just as big as ever!

Portsmouth Festivities, Portsmouth’s flagship multi-disciplinary arts festival, is now in its 19th year, and the programme continues with a fantastic mix of concerts, talks, theatre and outdoor events planned for 10 days from 15 to 24 June.

Click here to see all the music listings relating to the Festival that are featured on Music in Portsmouth.

Here’s a selection of the music on offer:

Opening Gala Concert – O Duo

O Duo will be making a banging start when they play for the Opening Gala Concert on 15 June. They bring together an eclectic line up of classical and contemporary music with percussion instruments and will be joined by The Portsmouth Grammar School during their performance. Their programme will include pieces by Soler, Mendelssohn and Glass. Read more.

The Tallis Scholars

The Tallis Scholars will be performing at Portsmouth Cathedral on 22 June. The evening will include pieces by Byrd, Gibbons, Tavener and Britten. The Portsmouth Grammar School Chamber Choir will also be joining in during parts of the performance. Read more.

Carlos Bonell

Join us for an intimate evening at the Square Tower on 24 June, where Carlos will present a wide selection of guitar music from his best-selling no.1 Beatles album to Bach and Villa-Lobos – via the amazing music of Barrington (Inspector Morse) Pheloung and a world première of Mystical Movements. Read more.





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