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Event: Awayday Summer 2016

Sunday 10th July 2016 at 7:30pm, Faversham, Kent

 

If you live in the Faversham area - or happen to be passing on the day - we would be delighted if you would come along to our evening concert, which is the key component of our annual Awayday programme.  Those familiar with Faversham will probably be aware that St Mary of Charity is the largest and oldest Parish Church in the whole of Kent.   

Admission to the concert will be free and there will be a retiring collection in support of the church's coninuous programme of restoration and improvement.  The particular project that the collection will support is the proposed new sound system. 

Our programme will be the same as for our Summer Concert 2 weeks earlier in North Harrow and will include: Songs of the Fleet by Stanford;  Five Mystical Songs by Vaughan Williams; O sacrum convivium by Thomas Tallis and The Sprig of Thyme by John Rutter.

To view and download the concert poster, please click here.




Performers

  • 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. Julien has appeared in recital at the Oxford Lieder Festival, London Song Festival, Ryedale Festival, St Martin’s-in-the-Fields, the premiere of a song cycle by Lewis Murphy at New Zealand House, and recently Schubert's Die Winterreise with Roger Vignoles. Recent roles include: Gabriel von Eisenstein, Die Fledermaus, Mr Gedge, Albert Herring, Monsù Traversen, La Gazzetta (RCMIOS); Danilo, The Merry Widow (Ryedale Festival); Aeneas, Dido and Aeneas(Cheltenham Bach Choir). This summer Julien will perform the role of Schaunard in La Bohème for Opera Holland Park, as a Christine Collins Young Artist. Next month Julien will perform in recital at Cadogan Hall, Kensington Palace and Southwark Cathedral. Recently Julien has won the 2016 Brooks-Van Der Pump English Song Competition, was a finalist in the 2016 Oxford Lieder Festival Young Artist Competition and won the 2015 Maureen Lehane Vocal Awards at the Wigmore Hall. He is grateful for the continued support of the Hunn Trust, John Wates, the Josephine Baker Trust, and the Peace and Prosperity Trust, with whom he is also a young artist.



Booking information

Tickets cannot be purchased for past events.



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