A festive Big Band spectacular, celebrating the unique voices of Glenn Miller and the Rat Pack – with a liberal sprinkling of Christmas cheer.
Founded in 1967 by trumpeter and arranger Syd Lawrence, The fabulous Syd Lawrence Orchestra has been thrilling audiences in Concert Halls, Theatres, TV Shows and Music Festivals all over Great Britain and Continental Europe for over 50 years.
Renowned for it’s exciting blend of high octane Big Band Swing and Classic Dance Music, the Orchestra’s repertoire ranges from the wartime million sellers of the legendary Glenn Miller through the era of the great Count Basie Orchestra to the hit songs of Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald.
Count Basie himself described the Syd Lawrence Orchestra as “So good it should be BANNED!”.
Where the medieval meets the modern From 10am – 4pm A unique and family-friendly festival at Chetham’s in Manchester –...