Jane Rutter is one of the most outstanding musical personalities in Australia. Knighted by France (Chevalier des Arts et Lettres) in recognition of her services to music and the arts, Jane is a classical trailblazer, and household name in Australia. Her career is devoted to the development of classical and fine music across many musical genres, providing accessibility of high quality music to a broader public. Legendary conductor Richard Bonynge is patron of Live at Lunch.
'I‘m delighted to be patron of the Live at Lunch concert series. With Jane Rutter as its artistic director, the series provides Sydney audiences with an inspiring combination of social inclusion, entertainment and fine music. As the series enters its twelfth successful year, I look forward to Live at Lunch flourishing even further. Jane Rutter is a marvellous musician who inspires her colleagues and audiences alike. Her boundless energy, engaging manner and wonderful musicianship ensure that the series plays an invaluable role in the musical life of Australia.' – Live at Lunch Patron Richard Bonynge AC, CBE.
Jane has been artistic director of Live at Lunch since its inception in 2013. An Australian success story, Live at Lunch has provided fine music of the highest calibre combined with an element of social inclusion to the Greater Sydney region for the past decade.