Jackie Bornstein – Song of Songs

Jackie Bornstein

Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre & Jackie Bornstein


Sharing the music and stories of some of Jackie Bornstein’s favourite Jewish composers and lyricists.

About Jackie Bornstein

Jackie Bornstein is one of Melbourne’s most captivating singers, known for her rich tones and ability to get to the heart of a tune. Jackie’s performances champion music from across the globe, sharing timeless stories from diverse cultures.

About the concert

Jackie returns to Primrose Potter Salon to share the music and stories of some of her favourite Jewish composers and lyricists. From the Yemenite tones of Ofra Haza’s Love Song (Song of Songs) to the show tunes of Irving Berlin and Jackie’s own originals, the repertoire follows Jackie’s journey through musical genres including Yiddish theatre song, pop, jazz, bossa nova and chanson.

Featuring works by Leonard Bernstein, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, Keren Ann, Jerome Kern and Dorothy Fields, Carol King, Georges Moustaki and Jackie Bornstein herself, this charming performance is not to be missed.

Praise for Jackie Bornstein

‘An enchanting vocalist and captivating storyteller.’ Australian Jazz

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Jackie Bornstein voice
Yael Zamir flute
James Sherlock guitar
Mark Fitzgibbon piano
Philip Rex bass


Song of Songs


This production is part of the following series: