Exciting classical offering at Portsmouth Guildhall!
Whether you’re new to live orchestra or a seasoned concert goer, experience the breath-taking sound, atmosphere and goose bumps of world-class classical music performances right here at Portsmouth Guildhall!
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Thursday 20th January 2022: Glorious Rachmaninov
Enjoy one of Prokofiev’s most popular creations and Rachmaninov at his very best.
PROKOFIEV Lieutanant Kijé Suite
RACHMANINOV Symphony No.2
KIRILL KARABITS Conductor
Thursday 17th February 2022: John Williams – The Master
Many of the most popular films of recent times owe much of their success to the amazing music of John Williams. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to hear a live performance of many of his most memorable themes including Harry Potter, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Jurassic Park, Star Wars, ET and many more!
Thursday 3rd March 2022: Schubert’s Great
Expect small forces used to dazzling effect, joyous sunlit work and sublimity of the Ninth.
MOZART Piano Concerto No.22 K.482
SCHUBERT Symphony No.9 ‘The Great’
MARK WIGGLESWORTH Conductor, IMOGEN COOPER Piano
Thursday 31st March 2022: Back to the Future
A tribute from one great music contrapuntalist to the inspiration and skill of his predecessor, a sonic representation of mourning and melancholy and the watershed between the Classical and Romantic periods.
JS BACH arr. WEBERN Ricercar a 6
R STRAUSS Metamorphosen
BEETHOVEN Symphony No.3 ‘Eroica’
KARL-HEINZ STEFFENS Conductor
Thursday 28th April 2022: Shostakovich’s Mighty Concerto
Beautifully crafted orchestral colour and texture, a daring tour de force and a triumphant landmark of Russian music.
SHOSTALKOVICH Violin Concerto No.1
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No.4
ALEXANDER SHELLEY Conductor, NIKITA BORISO-GLEBSKY Violin