The Jonas Singers have been formed in the nineties by Christine Sigwart-Sartorius. Among early highlights of the choir are various musicals:
"Baba Yaga, a Russian tale" (1995), other musicals which took the choir on tour all over Europe to Scotland where an original version of "William Tell, a musical" has been performed, both at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and in Altdorf. Switzerland (2002). These were original productions, mostly bridging projects with groups of children of different origin and religion.
The choir has been singing regularly and has some outstanding performances on its record:
In September 2006, Chanel Kiasi had taken the direction over the Jonas Singers.
With Diane Bakemhe, Ngudi Lema, Joey Padasian, Stephanie James, Lisa Yacoub, Claudia Bakemhe, Rocio Bruna, Efua Boakye, Kweku Boakye, Kathryn and Isabella, they form a wonderful choir.
In March 28th 2010, in Milton-Keynes, the Jonas Singers were attributed the BBC Award «Choir of the Day» in the «Choir of the Year 2010» Competition
In February 2011, the Jonas Singers sang for the Launch of the Jonas Foundation UK Charity at Founders’ Hall, Chelsea (Hill House School), in the presence of the Ambassador of Switzerland, HE Anton Thalmann and his wife, and Mrs Dominique Thalmann.
The Jonas Singers
BBC Award «Choir of the Day» in the «Choir of the Year 2010» Competition
The Jonas Singers performing at the Swiss Church in London
Milton-Keynes, March 28th 2010
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