The first three hours of the afternoon will be festival comprising ten acts. The cream of the South's musical talent, these outstanding groups will each contribute their different styles including Blues, Folk, BarberShop, Swing, Rock 'n' Roll, Flamenco and Indie. The first concert will see a sixty-piece orchestra, along with one hundred strong chorus, performing an hour of superb classical renditions. As nightfall approaches, concert two will be led by the world famous Syd Lawrence Orchestra with The Nick Reynolds Trio. Joined by artists including sensational songbird Issy van Randwyck, John Claremonte and Louis Hoover, a selection of the very best from the swing and jazz era will encompass music of legends such as Frank Sinatra, Duke Ellington, Glenn Miller and Nat King Cole. Concert three will provide a glorious selection of songs and themes from stage musical and films including a medley from the hit musical Les Miserables
. The final concert will comprise the very best of Rock and Pop form the 1950's through to the present day. Making a phenomenal whistle-stop visit to Chichester, one of the world's most significant recording artists of all time Art Garfunkel.Performers Art Garfunkel, Catherine Hamilton (soprano), Michelle Harris (mezzo-soprano), David Hillman (tenor), The Nick Reynolds Trio, Issy van Randwyck, John Claremonte, Louis Hoover, Elio Pace, Katrina, Justin.
Conductor Ted Whealing. Company Syd Lawrence Orchestra. Music Elvin Talbot.