Future Concerts

Sat 16 June 2018
St Mary's Church, Portsea

Vaughan Williams - A Sea Symphony
Elgar - Enigma Variations
Two of the greatest works of the English symphonic tradition side by side. The choir will be on their top form, having recently performed A Sea Symphony on tour in Germany.

Sat 20 October 2018
Trafalgar School, Portsmouth

Workshop Day - 'Wassail' with the composer Alex L'Estrange
Join us at Trafalgar School for a full day of singing - 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Open to non- PCU members - £12 which includes tea and coffee during the day. Parking is available at the school.

Sat 17 November 2018
St. Mary's Church, Portsea

Armistice Anniversary Concert
Vaughan Williams - Dona Nobis Pacem
Howard Goodall - Eternal Light.
Southern Pro Musica and Dancers from Giselle Academy
To celebrate the end of the First World War we present two great songs of peace. The beauty of Goodall's modern classic will be enhanced by graceful dance.

Sat 15 December 2018
Portsmouth Cathedral

Christmas Concert with Castle Primary School
Alexander L'Estrange - Wassail
with Call Me Al Quintet - British Jazz Musicians
We are delighted to be singing once again with the choir from Castle Primary School

Alexander L'Estrange adds some festive spirit to his inimitable jazz style in his new song cycle for Christmas. Join him, and us in a rousing start to the holidays with carols for all.

Saturday 12 January 2019
St Judes Church, Southsea

Come and Sing

Brahms - A German Requiem
Instrumentalist - Ian Richardson - Piano

All are welcome to join us for an informal evening of music making. The requiem will be sung in English. Singers arrive at 7 p.m. for rehearsal 7.30 - 8.30 p.m. Audience arrive at 8.30 p.m. for performance at 8.45 - 9.30 p.m.

Sat 6 April 2019
St Mary's Church, Portsea

Spring Concert

Mozart - Mass in C Minor
Hummel - Crossing of the Red Sea
with Southern Pro Musica

One of Mozart's greatest achievements is coupled with a recently rediscovered masterpiece of a similar age - Hummel's dramatic depiction of Moses and Pharoah, presented for the first time in the UK.

Sat 6th July 2019
New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth

Bernstein Concert

Bernstein - Mass
Bernstein - West Side Story - a choral suite.

Ramirez - Missa Criolla                                                                                                                          with Southern Pro Musica

Bernstein's Mass is not a traditional setting, but a dramatic work exploring faith and doubt. It is infused with an eclectic mix of musical styles, performed here in its intended theatrical setting.

Portsmouth Choral Union