Torch Songs



Jazz singer, cabaret artiste and gender transcendent diva Mama Alto beguiles you with sumptuous and exquisite torch songs.

Accompanied by multi-instrumental wonder William Elm on piano.

Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre & Mama Alto


Ned Washington, Dimitri Tiomkin
Wild is the Wind

Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton, Johnny Green
Body and Soul

Ewan MacColl
The First Time ever I Saw Your Face

Henry Mancini & Johnny Mercer
Moon River

Bill Carrey, Carl Fischer
You’ve Changed

Billie Holiday
Don’t Explain

Harold Arlen
Stormy Weather

Stephen Sondheim
Send In The Clowns

Jacques Charles, Channing Pollock, Albert Willemetz, Maurice Yvain
My Man


This production is part of the following series:

Jazz in the Salon

Whether traditional jazz is up your alley or you fancy something a little more improvisatory, ambient or electric, step away from the daily grind and into the Salon to experience the sweet sounds of jazz at the Best Place to Hear.