Fire and Water

The National Children’s Orchestras of Great Britain is proud to present its exceptional Main Orchestra at Portsmouth Guildhall for their performance following their spring residential of orchestral playing, creative and wellbeing activities.

Prepare to be impressed by some of the UK’s most remarkable young musicians as they share their Fire and Water programme, conducted by Jonathan Bloxham.

NCO’s concerts are for everyone. Join us as we appreciate the sheer joy and energy that can be experienced nowhere else than in the presence of a wonderful children’s orchestra and be part of supporting the next generation of musicians.

Igor Stravinsky Firebird
Hannah Kendall Spark Catchers
Claude Debussy La cathédral engloutie
Debbie Wiseman ‘Blue Whale’ from Carnival of the Endangered Animals
Bedrich Smetana Vltava
Arturo Marquez Congo del Fuego

Event details


Age: 14's and under to be accompanied by an 18+ adult


Discounted parking tickets are available online or at the box office.


No flash photography or iPads are allowed.


Kindly note the advertised price includes a booking fee (BF) of 12%.


No externally bought drinks or any liquids - only certain food will be allowed. See our house rules for more information.


All events at Portsmouth Guildhall include a ticket restoration levy.


See our house rules.


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