Grand Union Orchestra

There is no musical organisation on the planet quite like the Grand Union Orchestra. For over 30 years, we have brought together glorious singers and stunning instrumentalists from all over the world to create spectacular live shows, combining music and theatre and reflecting vividly the society we live in today.


     The Ghost of Christmas Past - our seasonal greetings this year come with the legendary Hunt Emerson's cartoon of Grand Union 30 years ago (you'll recognise most of the faces, still in the Company today!); and a mix tape of our special take on The Twelve Days of Christmas.

GRAND UNION'S work falls into six main strands


Our core musicians and singers introduce themselves in this 6-minute video, describe the Orchestra's music and why it is important to them, and can be seen in action in 20 minutes of exhilarating highlights from Undream'd Shores: 


At a time when our society seems in danger of tearing itself apart, we need music and the arts more than ever. So let's remind ourselves of all that's good and positive in multicultural Britain today, and some of the benefits of living in a society shaped by migration:


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