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Rycote Park - Jessica Dandy, Julien van Mellaerts & Sholto Kynoch

19 April 2018, 19:15


Artist Portrait

Jessica Dandy

Jessica Dandy

Contralto

Jessica Dandy, winner of the London Bach Society Bach Singers Prize 2017, is a graduate with distinction of Guildhall School of Music & Drama and Trinity College, Cambridge. She was a Britten-Pears Young Artist, and has performed at 22 Mansfield Street, Oxford Lieder Festival, Wigmore Hall and Barbican Hall. This year Jess is looking forward to joining The Grange Festival Opera Chorus, presenting recitals with Martin Roscoe and Anthony Hewitt, performing in a Rising Stars concert at St George’s Bristol and participating in Thomas H... Read Full Biography
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Julien Van Mellearts

Julien Van Mellearts

Baritone

Winner of the 2017 Wigmore Hall / Kohn Foundation International Song Competition, 2017 Kathleen Ferrier Awards, awarded a 2016 Kiwi Music Scholarship, a 2016 Countess of Munster Award, Winner of the 2016 Brooks-van der Pump English Song Competition, the 2016 Joan Chissell Schumann Prize and Winner of the 2015 Maureen Lehane Vocal Arts Award, British / New Zealand baritone Julien Van Mellaerts studied at the University of Otago, before joining the International Opera School of the Royal College of Music. His studies have been supported by the... Read Full Biography
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Sholto Kynoch

Sholto Kynoch

Pianist

Sholto Kynoch is a sought-after pianist who specialises in chamber music and song accompaniment. In addition to a busy performance schedule and a fast-growing discography, he is the founder and director of the Oxford Lieder Festival, the UK’s most renowned song festival, which recently won a prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Award. In recent years he has appeared at London’s Wigmore Hall, the Palau de la Música in Barcelona, the Berliner Konzerthaus, the Victoria Concert Hall in Singapore, the Opéra de Lille... Read Full Biography