Jonathon Welch: A Hard Knock Life

Jonathon Welch: A Hard Knock Life

Morning Music Series 2

Tuesday, 17 October 2023 at 11am

We are thrilled to welcome back one of our most popular and inspiring artists to the Clocktower  Jonathon Welch AM! 

Best known as the creator of the multi award-winning ABC TV smash hit series, Choir of Hard Knocks, Jonathon threads the amazing story of his life with beautiful music and stories. 

From his early years being told he would never have an operatic singing career, to becoming one of Australia's finest tenors and being awarded Australian of the Year Local Hero 2008 and an Order of Australia for his passionate work and advocacy of the homeless and disadvantaged, Jonathon's voice and unique story is thrilling, deeply moving and inspiring. 

Join Jonathon as he sings a selection of great classic songs and ballads, including his own original music, that have shaped his musical career. Hear classics from some of the great tenors, such as Mario Lanza, Harry Secombe, Andrea Bocelli, Josh Groban and John Denver, as well as Leonard Cohen's hauntingly beautiful Hallelujah.  

Jonathon will also be joined by special guests, our own community choir Voices of Moonee Valley for this performance. So, there's sure to be a singalong as well! 

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes, no interval

Complimentary tea and coffee will be available prior to each performance in the foyer.

Wheelchair spaces are available, subject to booking. Please make your booking via phone on 9243 9191 to reserve a wheelchair designated spot.

For more information about accessibility at the Clocktower Centre please see here.



For just $110, secure yourself a ticket to each of our five Morning Music Shows for Series 2. You won't want to miss a sensational moment of shows by Glenn Starr, Wendy Stapleton, Jonathon Welch AM, Michael Cormick, or our season finale with Rhonda Burchmore.

*When booking five-show packages online, you will not have the option to select your own seats. If you have specific seating requirements or preferences, contact our Box Office on 9241 9191 or

Member Price $22
Single Ticket $25
Five-Show Morning Music Package (no longer available) $110

Please note all bookings (excluding 5-show packages) will incur a $4 fee per transaction. This transaction fee is payable whether booking tickets online, over the phone or in person.

The safety of everyone is important to us. Please ensure that you are familiar with the current Victorian guidelines for attending indoor events. You can view our updated Conditions of Purchase and Conditions of Entry. Closer to each production, all ticket holders will be sent up-to-date information on the current guidelines.

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