“this performance of Bach’s Mass in B minor was a momentous achievement, ably directed by their conductor Malcolm Keeler”
“a great performance … the most exciting and exhilarating experience”
“the choir demonstrated its purity of line in all vocal parts”
“this evening we had the pleasure of listening to the very talented Portsmouth Baroque Choir”
“there was strong rhythmic attack, dissonant harmonies were well handled, and a wide range of vocal timbre and dynamic range on display”

“the climactic moments were powerful and convincing, the rhythmic challenges exciting, and the quieter moments atmospheric”

“the choir filled the modest but admirable All Saints Church with the sweeping lines of Lauridsen’s Requiem Aeternam

“we love having Portsmouth Baroque Choir at our carol service and their beautiful singing of The Angel Gabriel was superb”

Portsmouth Baroque Choir performs a wide range of choral music from the Renaissance to the present day

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Forthcoming Concerts

december 2019

201907dec7:00 pmChristmas concert 2019

march 2020

202028mar7:30 pmSpring concert 2020 - Haydn and Mozart

june 2020

202027jun7:30 pmJoint concert with Portsmouth Choral Union

july 2020

202005jul3:30 pmSunday Tea Time concert

Recent News & Reviews

Bach’s Mass in B minor – read a review

Bach’s Mass in B minor – read a review

Our concert with the Consort of Twelve in Chichester on 7 July was a great success, with a large and enthusiastic audience. Read a review at https://musicinportsmouth.co.uk/noticeboard/review-bachs-b-minor-mass-by-the-consort-of-twelve-with-the-portsmouth-baroque-choir/

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Our new president

Our new president

We're delighted to announce that Portsmouth Baroque Choir has a new President - Ian Schofield. Ian is a previous conductor of the choir and has been a good friend to us ever since, reviewing many of our concerts. He is well known as a composer, lecturer and music...

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