Making music in the community For more than 60 years



President: Pamela Rudge, GRSM(Hons), ARCM

Registered Charity No: 1039773

2016-17 SEASON

Welcome to Portishead Choral Society! We are a friendly medium-sized choir with close links to the local community. We rehearse at St Joseph's Church, West Hill and give our concerts in Gordano School New Hall or Portishead Methodist Church in the High Street.

During our 2014 - 15 season we celebrated our Diamond Jubilee in great style and with considerable success. Under our conductor Jonathan Palmer we are developing a reputation for enterprising programming and concerts which provide opportunities for audience participation.  Our 2016 -17 programme will include Poulenc’s Gloria, a concert entitled A Classical Celebration featuring works by Haydn, Mozart, Schubert and Beethoven.  In our final concert we will be exploring music from the Mediterranean.

Please use this website to find out more about us: full details of our concerts; where we rehearse and perform; how to join us; how to buy tickets to our concerts etc.

The successful conclusion of the premiere of Jonathan’s ‘Awake the Voice’ on 13th December 2014.
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Here is some audience feedback from our 18th March concert, A Classical Celebration:

“I had no idea there were such resources in Portishead. The choir produced a wonderful programme of music that displayed the enormous talent that surrounds us. BRAVO!”

Ian Hawkins

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Last updated on 21/03/2017

4. Palmer Awake the Voice (3).mp3

Portishead Choral Society and Portishead Sinfonia performing John Rutter’s Magnificat during our Christmas concert on 12th December 2015.