© 2019 by JULIEN VAN MELLAERTS

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Photo: Chris Christodoulou

Nov 09, 2019

Cheltenham Bach Choir

Elgar - Dream of Gerontius

Baritone soloist for Elgar's Dream of Gerontius with Cheltenham Bach Choir, vOx Chamber Choir and the Regency Sinfonia.

7.30pm at the Cheltenham Town Hall

Nov 10, 2019

with Joseph Middleton and Mary Bevan

Italienisches Liederbuch, Wolf

A complete performance of Wolf's Italienisches Liederbuch with soprano, Mary Bevan, and Joseph Middleton as part of the Pembroke Song Series, Pembroke College, Cambridge. 

Nov 23, 2019

Sheffield Oratorio Chorus

Vaughan Williams - A Sea Symphony and 5 Mystical Songs

Baritone soloist for Vaughan Williams' 'A Sea Symphony' and '5 Mystical Songs' at Sheffield Cathedral. 7.30pm start. 

Soprano soloist: Alwyn Mellor

Northern Chamber Orchestra

Nov 29, 2019

with Joseph Middleton and Mary Bevan

Italienisches Liederbuch, Wolf

A complete performance of Wolf's Italienisches Liederbuch with soprano, Mary Bevan, and Joseph Middleton in association with the Leeds Lieder Festival. 

7.30pm, The Venue, Leeds College of Music

Dec 09, 2019

Moscow, Russia

CURLEW RIVER, Britten

As part of the Russian-UK musical cultural exchange, I will be performing the role of The Ferryman in what we think is the Russian premiere of Britten's CURLEW RIVER. More details to come soon.

Jan 05, 2020

with James Baillieu

WIGMORE HALL RECITAL

  • Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)

    • Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
  • Gareth Farr (b.1968)

    • Ornithological Anecdotes (UK première)
  • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

    • Sally in our Alley
    • The Plough Boy

    • The Salley Gardens

    • O Waly, Waly

    • Oliver Cromwell

  • Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)

    • Chansons gaillardes

Jan 24, 2020

Salzburg, Austria

LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, Mozartwoche

Over the moon to share the news that I will be singing the title role in Le nozze di Figaro, in a star-studded line up of soloists, conducted by Sir András Schiff. Directed by Rolando Villazón. 

  • Cappella Andrea Barca 

  • Arnold Schönberg Choir  (Choir )

  • Sir András Schiff  (Conductor/Continuo )

  • Rolando Villazón  (Scenic setting )

  • Davy Cunningham  (Light )

  • Florian Boesch  (Conte di Almaviva (Baritone) )

  • Christiane Karg  (Contessa di Almaviva (Soprano) )

  • Regula Mühlemann  (Susanna (Soprano) )

  • Julien van Mellaerts  (Figaro (Baritone) )

  • Angela Brower  (Cherubino (Mezzo soprano) )

  • Marie McLaughlin  (Marcellina (Soprano) )

  • Angelo Pollak  (Don Basilio, Don Curzio (Tenor) )

  • Maurizio Muraro  (Don Bartolo, Antonio (Bass) )

  • Julia Lezhneva  (Barberina (Soprano) )

Jan 26, 2020

Salzburg, Austria

LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, Mozartwoche

Over the moon to share the news that I will be singing the title role in Le nozze di Figaro, in a star-studded line up of soloists, conducted by Sir András Schiff. Directed by Rolando Villazón. 

  • Cappella Andrea Barca 

  • Arnold Schönberg Choir  (Choir )

  • Sir András Schiff  (Conductor/Continuo )

  • Rolando Villazón  (Scenic setting )

  • Davy Cunningham  (Light )

  • Florian Boesch  (Conte di Almaviva (Baritone) )

  • Christiane Karg  (Contessa di Almaviva (Soprano) )

  • Regula Mühlemann  (Susanna (Soprano) )

  • Julien van Mellaerts  (Figaro (Baritone) )

  • Angela Brower  (Cherubino (Mezzo soprano) )

  • Marie McLaughlin  (Marcellina (Soprano) )

  • Angelo Pollak  (Don Basilio, Don Curzio (Tenor) )

  • Maurizio Muraro  (Don Bartolo, Antonio (Bass) )

  • Julia Lezhneva  (Barberina (Soprano) )

Jan 30, 2020

with Simon Lepper

Kettles Yard Recital

Recital of Strauss, Mahler, Britten, Sibelius and some lighter numbers. More details to follow.

Piano - Simon Lepper. Kettles Yard Cambridge. 

Feb 28, 2020

with Daniel Gerzenberg

DIE SCHÖNE MÜLLERIN, Berlin

Daniel and I will be giving a complete performance of Schubert's cycle Die schöne Müllerin. Given that Daniel is also a poet, we will be including the four additional poems by Müller that Schubert didn't set to music, recited by Daniel from the piano. It should be a very interesting evening, and a pleasure to perform this at the Piano Salon Christophori in Berlin. 

Mar 21, 2020

Worcester Cathedral

Vaughan Williams - A Sea Symphony

Baritone soloist for Vaughan Williams' 'A Sea Symphony' with the Worcester Festival Choral Society at Worcester Cathedral. 7.30pm start. 

Mar 26, 2020

Southwark Cathedral

Bach - B Minor Mass

Baritone soloist for Bach B Minor Mass with the London Chorus, at Southwark Cathedral. 

Mar 31, 2020

with Jocelyn Freeman

DIE SCHÖNE MÜLLERIN, London

A complete performance of Schubert's Die schöne Müllerin with Jocelyn Freeman at Blackheath Halls, in London. More details soon.

Apr 03, 2020

Darlington Choral Society

Carmina Burana and The Armed Man

Baritone soloist in Orff's 'Carmina Burana' and Karl Jenkin's 'The Armed Man'. 

Apr 07, 2020

Orchestra of St Johns Ashmolean Prom

Schumann DICHTERLIEBE

Looking forward to singing Schumann's Dichterliebe in John Lubbock's own orchestral arrangement, with the Orchestra of St Johns. 7.30pm at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford.

May 13, 2020

Mahler recital

Het Concertgebouw

Thrilled to be making my debut at Het Concertgebouw in this recital with Catriona Morrison and Julius Drake

Mahler - Um schlimme Kinder artig zu machen, nr. 6 (uit 'Lieder und Gesänge')

Mahler - Ich ging mit Lust durch einen grünen Wald, nr. 7 (uit 'Lieder und Gesänge')

Mahler - Aus! Aus!, nr. 8 (uit 'Lieder und Gesänge')

Mahler - Starke Einbildungskraft , nr. 9 (uit 'Lieder und Gesänge')

Mahler - Zu Straßburg auf der Schanz', nr. 10 (uit 'Lieder und Gesänge')

Mahler - Ablösung im Sommer, nr. 11 (uit 'Lieder und Gesänge')

Mahler - Scheiden und Meiden, nr. 12 (uit 'Lieder und Gesänge')

Mahler - Nicht wiedersehen!, nr. 13 (uit 'Lieder und Gesänge')

Mahler - Selbstgefühl, nr. 14 (uit 'Lieder und Gesänge')

Mahler - Kindertotenlieder

May 15, 2020

Newbury Spring Festival

Mozart Coronation Mass and Vespers

Baritone soloist for the Mozart Coronation Mass and Vespers. Stephen Barlow, conductor, with the London Mozart Players, as part of the Newbury Spring Festival. 

May 22, 2020

Teatro Nacional de Sâo Carlos, Lisbon

Mahler 'Des Knaben Wunderhorn'

Soprano - Ana Quintans

Conductor - Joana Carneiro

Orquesta Sinfonica Portuguesa at Teatro Sâo Carlos. Performance at Teatro Sâo Carlos, Lisbon, Portugal

May 23, 2020

Teatro Nacional de Sâo Carlos, Lisbon

Mahler 'Des Knaben Wunderhorn'

Soprano - Ana Quintans

Conductor - Joana Carneiro

Orquesta Sinfonica Portuguesa at Teatro Sâo Carlos. Performance in Almada.

Jun 25, 2020

Israeli Opera

I PAGLIACCI

Role and house debut with Silvio in I Pagliacci with The Israeli Opera. Exact performance dates TBC as the production is double cast.

Canio    Martin Muehle

              Luis Chapa

Nedda   Alla Vasilevitsky

              Elisa Cho

Tonio      Ionut Pascu

Silvio      Julien van Mellaerts 

              Dmytro Kalmuchin

Beppe   Eitan Drori

              William Wallace 

Jul 19, 2020

Verbier Festival

DON GIOVANNI

Thrilled to have been invited back to the Verbier Festival to sing Masetto in Don Giovanni.

Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra

Gabor Takácz-Nagy, conductor

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