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Jonathan Antoine (born January 13, 1995) is famous for being opera singer. He currently resides in England, United Kingdom. English tenor who gained fame through his appearance on the sixth season of Britain’s Got Talent as a member of the singing duo Charlotte and Jonathan. Jonathon Charles Welch AM (born 5 October 1958) is an Australian choral conductor, opera singer and voice teacher. As a singer, Welch has been a tenor for the Victoria State Opera, Lyric Opera of Queensland and Opera Australia. During 2006 Welch established The Choir of Hard Knocks comprising homeless and disadvantaged singers from Melbourne. Jonathan first came to the limelight when he won the Young Musician of the Year award during the East London Music Festival at age fifteen. He boasts of a successful career in music that has seen.

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The New York Times declares Jonathan Tetelman is “a total star.” In the 2020/21 season Jonathan begins with two concert version productions of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly and Tosca at the Semperoper Dresden. He will then make his house and role debut in a new production of Zandonai’s Francesca da Rimini at the Deutsche Oper Berlin. The production is created by award winning director, Christof Loy alongside musical direction by Maestro Carlo Rizzi. Jonathan will make a Verdi Concert Gala appearance with the Copenhagen Philharmonic led by Audrey Saint-Gil. Later in the 2021 season, Jonathan will perform his L'Opéra de Lille house debut in a Live Broadcast of the Zürich Opera production of Puccini’s Tosca. And in the summer, he will return to the signature role of Rodolfo in Puccini’s La bohème at the Seattle Opera for his final house debut of the season.

On the 2019/20 stages, Jonathan made his Covent Garden, Royal Opera House debut in both role the roles of Alfredo in La Traviata and Rodolfo in La bohème. To begin the season, Jonathan made his debut in San Francisco for the San Francisco Symphony 2019 Gala, performing Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, conducted by Michael Tilson-Thomas. Jonathan also sang concert performances with Dan Ettinger and the Stuttgarter Philharmoniker and with soprano Kristine Opolais and the Stanislavsky Theater Orchestra in Moscow. Jonathan returned to the role of Mario Cavaradossi in Tosca with Teatro Regio Torino, Semperoper Dresden, Warsaw Summer Opera Festival and in Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. The tenor made another role debut as B.F. Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly with Opéra National de Montpellier and performed the title role of Werther with the Gran Teatro Nacional de Lima.

*Jonathan was scheduled to perform as Rodolfo in La bohème with the Semperoper Dresden, Teatro Regio Torino and Seattle Opera as well as Mario Cavaradossi in Tosca at the Teatro Colon, Buenos Aires and with Sinfonia Varsovia in Warsaw. These performances have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Opera singers require a great amount of training and only a few rise to fame in this field. In the genre of opera, the singers are categorized based on the range in which they can sing. The voices of female opera singers are categorized as contralto or soprano and male voices are categorized as bass or tenor. Jonathan was born on January 13, 1995, in Hainault, Sussex, England. The name of his father is John Antoine while that of his mother is Tracy Antoine. His father works as a police officer while.

In previous seasons, he sang the role of Rodolfo in La bohème with the Komische Oper Berlin for their new production and Live Broadcast by Barrie Kosky and the English National Opera. Jonathan made his debuts as Mario Cavaradossi in Tosca at the Gran Teatre del Liceu, and as Werther with Opera del Teatro Solis in Uruguay. Mr. Tetelman rejoined the Tanglewood Music Festival for their performance of Verdi’s Requiem, and joined soprano Kristine Opolais and Julien Rachlin, in concert, with Würth Philharmoniker in Künzelsau, Germany.

Mr. Tetelman recently jumped in last minute to make his Tanglewood Music Festival debut as Rodolfo in La bohème with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Maestro Andris Nelsons then later joined soprano Nadine Sierra for a concert with Festival Napa Valley. Jonathan sang his first Il Duca di Mantova in Rigoletto with the Berkshire Opera Festival and Gulfshore Opera. He was also seen as Marco in Chadwick and Barnet’s Tabasco with the New Orleans Opera. The tenor also made a gala performance as Don Jose in Carmen at the French Embassy in Washington, D.C., both Dvorak’s Requiem and Verdi’s Requiem with the Greenwich Village Orchestra and St. George’s Choral Society, and joined the Metropolitan Opera for their new production of Norma. Other recent performances include his La bohème debut as Rodolfo with the Fujian Grand Theatre in China, the Verdi Requiem with the Milan Festival Orchestra, Elgar’s Dream of Gerontius with the Orchestra Now, Mozart’s Coronation Mass in his Carnegie Hall debut with the New England Symphonic Ensemble, and Dvorak’s Stabat Mater with the St. Goerge’s Choral Society. Other recent roles for Mr. Tetelman include Alfredo in La Traviata, Eisenstein in Die Fledermaus, and Freddy Eynsford-Hill in My Fair Lady.

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Jonathan won Second Place in the 2018 New York International Vocal competition, and First Prize in the 2017 New York Lyric Opera Competition, from which Mr. Tetelman performed concerts at both Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall. The tenor was also a 2016 prize-winning finalist in the Mildred Miller Competition, and a semi-finalist in both the Giulio Gari International Vocal Competition and the Gerda Lissner International Vocal Competition.

Mr. Tetelman completed the graduate performance studies program at The New School of Music, Mannes College and earned his undergraduate degree from Manhattan School of Music. He was born in Castro, Chile and grew up in central New Jersey.

Jonathan Fa'afetai Lemalu (born 1976) is a New Zealand bass baritoneopera singer. Born to Samoan parents who had emigrated to New Zealand,[1] he was educated in Dunedin. His first singing teacher was Honor McKellar, who began teaching him while he attended Otago Boys' High School.[2] He studied both Law and Music at the University of Otago, graduating with a Bachelor of Laws in 1999.[citation needed]

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Lemalu studied at the Royal College of Music (RCM), where he won the college's gold medal award in 2002. He won the prestigious London-based Kathleen Ferrier Award (previously won by Malvina Major in 1966) that same year. He was a BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist from 2002 to 2004. He was the 2004 winner of the Royal Philharmonic Society's award for Young Artist of the Year. At the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards Lemalu was a co-recipient of the Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording for his work on 'Britten: Billy Budd'.[3][4] In 2013 he was awarded the Senior Pacific Artist Award at the Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifka Awards.[5]

Lemalu's wife is the Croatian mezzo-soprano Sandra Martinovic, with whom he has given joint recitals. They live in London with their son.[6] He is currently a professor of Vocal Studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. [7]


  • 1997 Dame Sister Mary Leo Scholarship.
  • 1998 New Zealand Mobil Song Quest.
  • 1999 Australia's McDonald's Operatic Aria Contest at the Sydney Opera House.
  • 2000 Inaugural Llangollen International Singer 2000 Competition.
  • RCM Graziella Sciutti Recital Prize.
  • RCM Keith Faulkner Oratorio Prize.
  • 2000 LASMO Staffa Singers Prize.
  • Bruce Millar/Gulliver Award for Young Opera Singers (Glasgow).
  • Overall winner of the Royal Over-Seas League Competition (and Royal Over-Seas League Singers Prize, and Overseas Award).
  • Richard Tauber Prize for Singers (Wigmore Hall).
  • Concert FM Broadcasting Artist of the Year (NZ).
  • 2000 recipient of the RCM Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Rosebowl (presented by HRH Prince Charles) and NFMS Alfreda Hodgson Prize.
  • Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Scholar.
  • President Emerita Scholar, Leverhulme Trust Scholar, Tillet Trust Scholar and Singers Academy Scholar at the RCM.
  • BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist 2002-2004
  • Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording soloist on Britten: Billy Budd at 52nd Annual Grammy Awards 2010


  1. ^Sarah Stuart (1 August 2013). 'Twelve Questions: Jonathan Lemalu'. New Zealand Herald.Check archiveurl= value (help)CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^Gibb, John (2021-05-04). 'Star catches up with first singing teacher'. Otago Daily Times Online News. Retrieved 2021-05-04.
  3. ^Abbie Fentress Swanson. '2010 Grammy Award Winners'. WQXR. Retrieved 6 May 2018.Check archiveurl= value (help)CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^'Artist: Jonathan Lemalu'. Recording Academy Grammy Awards. Retrieved 6 May 2018.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^'Arts Pasifika Awards'. Creative New Zealand. Retrieved 1 December 2017.
  6. ^Official Biography
  7. ^https://www.gsmd.ac.uk/music/staff/teaching_staff/department/5-department-of-vocal-studies/1564-jonathan-lemalu/

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