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 singers and instrumentalists from all over the world to create spectacular live shows, combining music and theatre to reflect vividly the society we live in today.


   Bringing together three generations of musicians drawn from across all the UK's diverse cultures and communities.

Following the political upheaval of 2019, our society is likely to remain at odds with itself for some time to come. The arts, and music in particular, have the potential to heal rifts and create unity. Who better to lead this process than the young people to whom the future belongs? Keep an eye on our EVENTS page as our programme unfolds...


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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 is 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 the benefits of living in a society shaped by migration:


"The man that hath no music in himself,
      Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds
           Is fit for treasons, stratagems, and spoils;
                Let no such man be trusted. Mark the music."

 SHAKESPEARE (The Merchant of Venice)

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