Wayne Marshall at Portsmouth Cathedral for Portsmouth Festivities

British conductor, organist, and pianist Wayne Marshall performs at Portsmouth Cathedral from 8:00pm on Saturday 24th June, as part of the 2017 Portsmouth Festivities programme. Wayne is Chief Conductor of WDR Funkhausorchester Cologne, and Organist and Associate Artist of the Bridgewater Hall. He became Principal Guest Conductor of Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano …
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Portsmouth Cathedral clergy put on Sunday best for Great South Run

Image: The Very Reverend David Brindley, Dean of Portsmouth; The Canon Debbie Sutton; The Reverend Dawn Banting; Canon Chancellor Peter Leonard   Clergy and members of Portsmouth Cathedral staff will hit the pavements of Portsmouth later this month for the Great South Run in support of local charities.

Choral Evensong at Portsmouth Cathedral

As part of the Portsmouth Festivities 2016 programme, Portsmouth Cathedral will house an evening of choral evensong from 6:00pm to 7:00pm on Sunday 19th June. This performance will include music for choir, organ, and electronic instruments by Alan Wilson and George Arthur. The choral evening is free to attend and no ticket is …
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Interview: London Contemporary Orchestra’s Hugh Brunt, on Portsmouth Festivities

Pictured: Hugh Brunt, Principal Conductor for London Contemporary Orchestra | Photo by Trent McMinn The London Contemporary Orchestra perform the Portsmouth Festivities opening gala concert at Portsmouth Cathedral on Friday 17th June. Team Locals Portsmouth spoke to LCO’s co-Artistic Director and Principal Conductor about his passion for what he …

Artists explore faith through ‘Viewpoint’ project at Portsmouth Cathedral

This autumn, Portsmouth Cathedral will host the Viewpoint arts project, inviting three artists to spend ten days in the cathedral environs, exploring the theme of ‘faiths connected’. “We’re really excited about this project,” explained Canon Peter Leonard, who has responsibility for discipleship, growth, and community outreach at the cathedral. “Each …

The Swingle Singers

As part of the Portsmouth Festivities 2015 programme, vocal group The Swingle Singers will perform at Portsmouth Cathedral on Saturday 20th June from 7:45pm to 9:30pm, working classic music into wonderful and surprising new shapes. Audiences can expect a captivating and dazzling concert comprised of moving versions and renditions …
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Jun 2015

Portsmouth Festivities 2015 Opening Concert

To officially launch the Portsmouth Festivities 2015 programme, organisers will be hosting a special service to celebrate the opening of the week-long line-up of artistic and culture-rich events at Portsmouth Cathedral in Old Portsmouth. The concert, which will feature the Cathedral Choir, the Portsmouth Grammar School Camber Choir, and …
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A Summer Night’s Serenade

As part of the Portsmouth Festivities 2015 programme, the UK’s longest-established chamber orchestra will be joined by BBC Young Musician of the Year 2012 Laura van der Heijden and the specially-curated Festivities Choir for a very special evening on Friday 19th June. A Summer Night’s Serenade, taking place at …
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Portsmouth Cathedral hosts concert in aid of Iraqi victims of war

Pictured above: Carl Bahoshy Portsmouth Cathedral will host a special organ and piano concert on Sunday 31st May on behalf of the charity Iraqi Christians in Need, taking place at the Old Portsmouth church from 2:45pm. The free concert will feature performances by Carl Bahoshy, a musician …