Portsmouth Philharmonic back in business!

The Portsmouth Philharmonic is delighted to announce it will be resuming rehearsals from September 2021.

After the cancellation of its last scheduled concert in March 2020, due to the pandemic, the orchestra has been in hibernation.

With restrictions now eased…


Orchestra cancel charity concert

It is with regret Saturday’s concert at St Vincent College has had to be cancelled. The unavailability of a number of key members of both the orchestra, and the chosen charity GAFIRS, has led to this decision being taken. It…


The Portsmouth Philharmonic will cross the harbour for its latest charity concert in aid of the Gosport & Fareham Inland Rescue Service which will feature music by Sibelius, Gounod and Haydn. 

The concert will take place at the St Vincent…

Total confirmed for cystic fibrosis charity concert

Portsmouth Philharmonic is delighted to announce the total raised by December 1’s concert for cystic fibrosis (CF) is £835.40. 

The orchestra performed music by Humperdinck, Rossini and Beethoven at the Church of the Resurrection in Drayton. 

More than 80 people…

Beethoven concert raises £800 for Cystic Fibrosis

Portsmouth Philharmonic raised more than £800 for Cystic Fibrosis after its latest charity concert in the city featuring music by Rossini, Humperdinck and Beethoven. 

More than 80 people attended a concert at the Church of the Resurrection in Drayton on…

Classical music treat in Portsmouth raises cash for charity

Portsmouth Philharmonic gets its twelfth season of charity concerts up and running on Sunday December 1 with a performance of Beethoven’s seventh symphony in aid of Cystic Fibrosis. 

The orchestra, which was formed in 2009, will be performing at the…

More than £1000 raised for Alzheimer's Society

A charity concert by the Portsmouth Philharmonic, featuring some of the country’s best loved music,  has raised more than £1,000 for the Alzheimer’s Society. 

The orchestra was invited to the Buckler’s Hard Yacht Harbour on the Beaulieu River to perform…

Soloist Lawlor steals the show for the Stroke Association

Solo violinist Catherine Lawlor stole the show as the Portsmouth Philharmonic’s latest concert raised £400 for the Stroke Association. 

Lawlor performed The Lark Ascending with the orchestra at the Portsmouth Grammar School last Saturday   as part of a concert which…

Portsmouth Philharmonic gives mental health a Tonic

A charity orchestral event has raised £750 for a Portsmouth mental health charity. 

The Portsmouth Philharmonic Orchestra staged a concert featuring music from Bizet, Strauss, Greig and Schubert at the Church of the Resurrection, Drayton last Sunday . 

Orchestra's charity tonic

Music has the power to heal and the Portsmouth Philharmonic orchestra will be doing more than its bit to prove that to be the case at its latest concert in aid of mental health. 

Tonic: Music for Mental Health…

Orchestra plays Bizet for mental health charity

A music-oriented mental health charity is the latest good cause to benefit from a concert by the Portsmouth Philharmonic Orchestra. 

Tonic is a Portsmouth-based charity which raises awareness and challenges the stigma often associated with mental illness through…

Chair steps down after nine years' service

Flautist Anne White (pictured), the driving force behind the creation of the Portsmouth Philharmonic, has stepped down as Chair of the orchestra after nine years in the role.