Julien Van Mellearts
New Zealand baritone, Julien Van Mellaerts, is in his first year of the RCM International Opera School studying with Dinah Harris as a Fishmongers’ Company Scholar supported by a Toeman Weinberger Award. Before moving to London, to study at the Royal College of Music, Julien studied music and languages at the University of Otago, NZ.
Recent roles include: Gabriel von Eisenstein, Die Fledermaus, Mr Gedge, Albert Herring (RCMIOS); Danilo, The Merry Widow (Ryedale Festival). Julien recently won the 2015 Maureen Lehane Vocal Awards at the Wigmore Hall. Upcoming performances include recitals at Royal Albert Hall Elgar Room, Cadogan Hall and Kensington Palace. He will perform the role of Schaunard for Opera Holland Park in June 2016.