Thu, 05 Mar|
Claire's Kitchen at le Salon
Claire's pop up petit cabaret presents Jonathan Welch AM (1)
I'M JUST WILD ABOUT HARRY! Award winning singer and founding artistic director of legendary Choir of Hard Knocks, Jonathon Welch AM is thrilled to be performing his brand new cabaret show at 'Claire's Kitchen' for the first time, as he celebrates the music and life of one of the great tenors and co
Time & Location
05 Mar 2020, 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Claire's Kitchen at le Salon, 35 Oxford St, Surry Hills NSW 2010, Australia
About The Event
3 course dinner and 2 twenty minute live sets
DR JONATHON WELCH AM
Multi award winning singer, conductor, teacher, composer, producer, director, author and recording artist, Jonathon Welch is one of Australia’s most unique and diverse artists with a career spanning four decades.
Jonathon has performed around the World alongside many of the finest singers, directors and conductors including Baz Lurhmann, John Farnham, Jimmy Barnes, kd Lang, Grace Bumbry, Frederica Von Stade and Dame Joan Sutherland in some of the world’s great Concert Halls and Opera Houses in- cluding Carnegie Hall, New York, Royal Albert Hall, London and Sydney Opera House.
In 2007, Jonathon’s work creating choirs for the homeless and disadvantaged in Australia was the subject of the internationally acclaimed ARIA, Logie and Helpmann award winning TV documentary ‘Choir of Hard Knocks’. He also created the ‘Jailbirds’ documentary in the Victorian Women’s Prisons in 2009, was a Judge on the highly successful ‘Battle of the Choirs’ TV series for Channel 7.
Jonathon has been recognised for his outstanding commitment to the music industry, youth music education and his work with marginalised and homeless communities with the Victorian and Australian of the Year Local Hero 2008, ANZAC of the Year 2009, an Honorary Doctorate, an Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2009 and an Honorary Fellow of the Australian Council of Educational Leaders.
In 2009 Jonathon created and launched ‘Social Inclusion Week’ making Aus- tralia the only country in the world to celebrate Social Inclusion nationally, and in September 2012 launched his vision for the future of arts, cultural and wellbeing programs for all Australians with the ‘School of Hard Knocks’ and ‘Play It Forward’ programs in 2018.
Dinner and Show
Including booking fee$87.50