Jonathan Antoine is a classically trained opera singer from England. He is a tenor vocalist who emerged into the public eye in 2012 after appearing on a British talent show.
Jonathan was a contestant on Britain’s Got Talent in 2012 along with his classical singing partner, Charlotte Jaconelli. The duo made it to the finals in the sixth series of Britain’s Got Talent finishing as runners-up to a dancing dog act called Ashleigh and Pudsey. Below is a stunning version of “Empty Chairs at Empty Tables”, that Jonathan sings alongside Chinese-born, American cellist, Tina Guo.
Jonathan was born in Essex to parents Tracy Antoine and police inspector father, John Antoine, on January 13th, 1995. At 11 years old, he joined West Hatch High School in Chigwell and was tutored by music teachers Jenny Ewington and Ginette Brown.
The video below is Jonathan performing a sensational live version of The Righteous Brothers – Unchained Melody.
After his rise to fame with Charlotte in 2012, Jonathan went solo. He released his debut album just two years after the competition in 2014. Since the release of his duet album called “Tenore”, he has produced six more called, “Going The Distance”, “Believe”, “Compass”, “Perhaps Love”, “Ocean Wave”, and “#VOICES 2015”. His most viewed video on YouTube is this solo performance of Ava Maria by Bach/Gounod at a singing concert organised by Jenny Ewingtons.
Jonathan’s professional career began after Simon Cowell offered him and Charlotte a £1M record deal with his record label “SyCo”. The duo released an album together on the 24th September 2012 in the United Kingdom, and 30th October 2012 in the United States.
They released a second album called “Perhaps Love” on the 14th October after switching record labels from SyCo to a record label more suited to their classical genre, Sony Classical. “Perhaps Love” consisted of covers and classical songs sung by the duo.
Now performing in major concerts, Jonathan is showcasing his talents with music-lovers globally. A very talented individual with an extremely powerful voice. If you want to see more from this awesome operatic singer, subscribe to his YouTube channel or follow him on Facebook for more great videos.