Special Opportunities

During this Festival, the Management of the Portsmouth Music Festival will be looking for a number of talented performers whom it can recommend for the following exciting opportunities.   Those chosen will be invited to take part in the events detailed below, which are designed to develop musicianship and performance skills and to widen experience.

The Portsmouth Festivities

offer

THE PORTSMOUTH FESTIVITIES RECITAL PRIZE 2021

allowing an outstanding soloist or ensemble to perform their d├ębut recital.

Preference for this opportunity will be given to performers aged 21 years and under.

A DRAMA MASTERCLASS

ALL performers in the Masterclass will be selected from PMF entrants usually aged 19 years and under.

The PMF and the Portsmouth Festivities reserve the right to make a final decision on the performers chosen.

The Solent Symphony Orchestra

offers the

CONCERTO AWARD

to a PMF prize-winner to perform with the Orchestra in its Spring concert in 2021.

The Milton Glee Choir and the Portsmouth Music Festival will choose two young musicians from this Festival to be SPONSORED to attend the European Youth Summer Music School in July/August 2020