Arts Centre Melbourne Launches High Tea Live 2018

Arts Centre Melbourne Launches High Tea Live 2018

Acclaimed Jazz-man Steve Sedergreen, Australian operatic soprano Antoinette Halloran and musical theatre star Melissa Langton are among the all-star line-up of performers in Arts Centre Melbourne's 2018 High Tea Live series. Previously known as Jazz High Tea, High Tea Live will see the musical program expand beyond jazz, including classical, cabaret, opera and Broadway as well as special sessions for families. The beloved Arts Centre Melbourne tradition, features a different act on the first Sunday of every month from March until December. The full program will be announced in April.

Combining Melbourne's two great loves, food and culture, this high-tea experience at The Pavilion is designed to delight all of the senses. Guests are greeted with a glass of bubbles on arrival before indulging in house-made cakes, pastries, savoury delights, and freshly brewed tea while enjoying some of Australia's best vocalists and musicians.

In March, jazz-lovers have the opportunity to experience The Steve Sedergreen Band led by Melbourne Jazz musician Steve Sedergreen and featuring rising young vocal star Amelia Evans (vocal scholarship winner - James Morrison's Generations in Jazz 2017). Audiences will have the opportunity to experience great tunes from Louis Armstrong & Ella Fitzgerald "'deed I do, Love for Sale", Billie Holliday "Don't Explain" to Cole Porter "Just One of Those Things" and Nina Simone "I Wish I Knew How".

Operatic soprano Antoinette Halloran and ready-made raconteur, Patrick Lawrence will spice up Arts Centre Melbourne's High Tea Live in April. The performance features a taste of opera and operetta highlights from Madama Butterfly to the Merry Widow with a few surprises in between. One of Australia's most accomplished and best-loved sopranos, Antoinette Halloran performs regularly with all the major Australasian opera companies and symphony orchestras.

In May musical threatre star Melissa Langton will present Swinging on Broadway. The performance will take audiences back to an era when the likes of Louis Armstrong, Peggy Lee, Tony Bennett, Julie London and Ol' Blue Eyes regularly topped the charts with Broadway toe-tappers like "Hello Dolly", "Mack the Knife", "The Lady is A Tramp" "Cabaret, I Get a Kick out of You", "Almost Like Being in Love" and "Big Spender". Melissa Langton will be swinging down Broadway with a mix of classic show tunes and some playful reinterpretations of more recent Broadway favourites.

The Steve Sedergreen Band
4 March

Jazz-lovers have the opportunity to experience The Steve Sedergreen Band led by Melbourne Jazz musician Steve Sedergreen and featuring rising young vocal star Amelia Evans (winner, vocal scholarship James Morrison's Generations in Jazz 2017). Audiences will have the opportunity to experience great tunes from Louis Armstrong & Ella Fitzgerald "'deed I do, Love for Sale", Billie Holliday "Don't Explain", Cole Porter "Just One of Those Things", Nina Simone "I Wish I Knew How".

Antoinette Halloran
8 April

Operatic soprano Antoinette Halloran and ready-made raconteur, Patrick Lawrence will spice up Arts Centre Melbourne's High Tea Live in April. One of Australia's most accomplished and best-loved sopranos, Antoinette Halloran performs regularly with all the major Australasian opera companies and symphony orchestras.

Melissa Langton - Swinging on Broadway
6 May

Musical theatre star Melissa Langton will present Swinging on Broadway. The performance will take audiences back to an era when the likes of Louis Armstrong, Peggy Lee, Tony Bennett, Julie London and Ol' Blue Eyes regularly topped the charts with Broadway toe-tappers like "Hello Dolly", "Mack the Knife", "The Lady is A Tramp", "Cabaret, I Get a Kick out of You", "Almost Like Being in Love" and "Big Spender".

Full program to be announced in April

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