Classical singing sensation, star of the X Factor and member of G4, appeared in an “Up Close & Personal” evening at Sant Angelo’s in Wetherby, North Yorkshire. He was booked by them for this amazing sellout evening through ourselves here at Unit One Entertainment.
He gave the good people of Yorkshire his take on classics from the world of Musical Theatre, Italian Opera, Timeless Tunes and Epic Rock Anthems which all in all made for a truly special night.
Jonathan Ansell is one of the UKs most admired young tenors, with a unique ability to truly connect with his audience through the gift of his soaring high tenor voice.
Jonathan who now has sold over 2million albums shot to fame on the first ever series of the X-Factor in 2004 where he, as part of pop-opera group G4, came second and went on to top the charts with 3 albums and 4 sell out tours.
When they split in 2007, he was propelled to instant stardom as a solo artist signing a £1 million record deal with Universal Classics and Jazz and soon released two chart topping albums ‘Tenor at the Movies’ and ‘Forever’. This glorious young tenor continued to wow audiences as a bona fide solo artist.
Jonathan, who has been nominated for a Classical Brit Award, has continued to wow audiences both in the UK and internationally with his sensational voice proving himself as a bona fide sola artist. Some of Jonathan’s solo career highlights include the nationwide Valentines Tour with Hayley Westenra; a tour of the United States with the late Marvin Hamlisch accompanied by the NSO and PSO, several performances at the Royal Albert Hall including: the Classical Brits; Classic FM at the Movies and the Festival of Remembrance in front of Her Majesty the Queen and most recently performing as ‘Jesus’ in the World Premier of ‘Omega and Alpha’ in Wells Cathedral.
Theatre has recently become an exciting new direction for him, his debut role being as ‘The Man’ in Andrew Lloyd Webbers ‘Whistle Down the Wind’, which was a huge critical success.
Jonathan has also performed at a number of Friday Night is Music Night broadcasts for the BBC including the Andrew Lloyd Webber Birthday Concert in Hyde Park and Lyrics by Don Black at the London Palladium.
Jonathan’s latest solo album ‘Two Hearts’, an eclectic mix of popular, rock, musical theatre and classical love songs