The Classical Series continues at Portsmouth Guildhall

A greatly expanded programme of classical works continues into the Spring season at the South’s leading Concert Hall, Portsmouth Guildhall.

Presenting the finest in classical music and featuring a wide range of new and contemporary artists, ensembles and orchestras, there is much to choose from for seasoned classicalists, those looking for something edgy and new and those who are completely new to the world of classical!

A highlight of the season and coming to the venue for the very first time, is one of the world’s finest contemporary ensembles, London Sinfonietta, with a concert of Minimalist works featuring pieces by Steve Reich, Philip Glass and more.

Also making their first visit to Portsmouth with ‘A Celebration of Opera’ is London Festival Opera. Celebrating the world of Mozart, Verdi, Bizet, Puccini, Offenbach, Gilbert & Sullivan and more in a programme of passion, drama and humour, this will be a performance not to be missed for opera lovers and newcomers alike.

The exceptional Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra return with a Classic FM Hall of Fame concert featuring five of the greatest and most instantly recognisable works in classical music and Carmina Burana, Carl Orff’s epic choral masterpiece will be performed by a full orchestra with the BSO Voices choir of over 120 members singing in monumental harmony.

The Portsmouth Chamber Music season, presented by Music in the Round, continues with concerts by Ensemble 360 and The Gould Piano Trio plus a new ‘Sounds of Now’ platform which nurtures new talent and explores the most exciting, artistic ideas today.

Find out more about The Classical Series and book tickets: www.portsmouthguildhall.org.uk.

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