Classical singing sensations - Jonathan Antoine and Charlotte Jaconelli - who shot to fame in this year’s Britain’s Got Talent performing in front of an audience of 14 million, embark on their first nationwide UK tour in June 2013.
The tour follows the release of their debut album ‘Together’, which shot to No5 in the UK last month and, in so doing, became the highest every entry by a classical album into the main album chart. The duo also return to TV screens on Friday 2nd November in an emotional and revealing documentary chronicling their lives since finding fame on the show. The programme gives an intimate insight into their unique journey and sees Jonathan and Charlotte travel across Europe to meet and perform with some of their idols – including receiving master-classes from Pavarotti’s vocal coach Leone Magiera and also world famous tenor Rolanda Villazon, who describes Jonathan’s voice as ‘absolutely astonishing.’
Of Jonathan, Rolanda says:
“It is amazing ... that he's 17 and able to sing with that confidence and solid voice. He's a very special performer. I can see he's a special human being and the voice is the expression of the soul and the voice.”
He goes on to say of the duo’s incredible performance in front of him in Paris:
“It was great to hear them live - they're special, they transmit a lot of emotions, and yet they're very natural ... and the young age is something that especially impresses you. I was very happy to work with them.
Jonathan & Charlotte will play the following 2013 dates:
Sunday 23rd June Glasgow Clyde Auditorium
Tuesday 25th June Bournemouth International Centre
Wednesday 26th June Southend Cliffs Pavilions
Friday 28th June Birmingham Symphony Hall
Saturday 29th June London Hammersmith Apollo
Tickets go on sale at 9am on Thursday 1st November priced at £30 (regional) £32.50 (London) (subject to booking fee) and are available from http://www.livenation.co.uk/artist/jonathan-and-charlotte-tickets or www.ticketmaster.co.uk
- 11 December 2012
Jonathan and Charlotte performed in Trafalger Square this weekend at a special carol concert for the Mayor of London Boris Johnson, and the London 2012 volunteers, alongside the Centre for Young Musicians Choir.
- 19 November 2012
Jonathan & Charlotte lit up St Pancras station last week when they performed at the Station Sessions and turned on the Christmas lights. Head over to the Heatworld website to watch the stunning footage they filmed including an interview with J&C and check out some of the pictures taken from the evening on the J&C Facebook. The guys over at Digital Spy and Entertainment Wise were there on the night and had some nice words to say about Jonathan & Charlotte too.