On the exact anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic, the Southampton Concert Orchestra and Contemporary Music for All are collaborating to perform a concert of classical and contemporary music honouring the tragic event one hundred years ago to the day.
Highlights of the concert will be Dvorak's New World Symphony, representing the hopes and aspirations of many of those passengers who set off for a better life the new world, and a newly arranged version of Gavin Bryars' mood piece Titanic which re-creates the sounds and spirits of the last moments of the ill-fated voyage.
For information about the the ship RMS Titanic see Titanic stories
For information about the cities celebrating the Titanic see Titanic Cities
For the events planned in Southampton see Southampton Civic Centre
For other events happening in Southampton see Destination Southampton
For information about Southampton's new Sea museum visit the Sea City website
Titanic Heritage Trust Events Calendar
You can also download a flyer (195KB PDF) or poster (5.1MB PDF) advertising the concert.
Felix Mendelssohn - The Hebrides Overture (Fingal's Cave), Op.26
Antonín Dvorák - Symphony No. 9 in E minor "From the New World", Op.95
Gustav Mahler - Adagietto from Symphony No. 5
Gavin Bryars - The Sinking of the Titanic
Tickets are now available for purchase - Book your tickets online (Booking fee may apply)
Adults: £8, £12, £15, £19 (Seniors: £1 discount)
Children under 12: £1
Students, children 12-15, job seekers, disabled: £5 discount
(carers accompanying disabled patrons: free of charge)
Available from Southampton Guildhall (Tel: 023 8063 2601)