We are an award-winning group who perform a wide variety of shows from grand opera and Gilbert & Sullivan to modern musicals. We also have a large Junior Section (Debut Youth Theatre) and a concert group. We support a number of local and national charities. Acting membership is open to anyone who passes an audition but we also welcome non-acting members. Please see our information on how to join SOS. Follow @sotonopera
SOS performing Gilbert & Sullivan's HMS Pinafore & Trial by Jury in 2013. See more SOS clips on YouTube
There are still some tickets available for the SOS dinner at the Concorde Club on 1st November at 7:30.
We would love any current members, former members, friends or followers of SOS to join us in celebrating our 90th anniversary in style.
Tickets £40 to include:
- Three-course dinner with coffee
- Special celebration cake
- Musical entertainments
- Singing and dancing for those who so desire
- Entry to Concorde Club until 2:30 a.m.
3 - 7 February 2015, Nuffield Theatre, Southampton
Performances 7:30pm. Saturday matinee 2:30pm. Tickets: £14, £12 concessions. All seats £11 Tuesday 3rd Feb.
Box Office: 023 8067 1771 or purchase online
This enlightening and entertaining book follows the growth of one of Southampton’s oldest institutions from a small operatic group performing Gilbert and Sullivan for pennies a ticket to a thriving and award-winning company that produces everything from classic operas to modern musicals.
Using archive material, newspaper reviews, committee notes and reminiscences, this definitive guide reveals the trials and triumphs, silliness and sadness behind the 123 shows performed by Southampton Operatic Society over the last 90 years.