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Julien Van Mellaerts

Winner of the 2017 Wigmore Hall / Kohn Foundation International Song Competition, the 2017 Kathleen Ferrier Awards and the Maureen Forrester Prize at the 2018 Concours musical international de Montréal, Julien Van Mellaerts represented New Zealand at Cardiff Singer of the World 2019.

Career highlights include Figaro Le nozze di Figaro (Salzburg MozartWoche), Papageno Die Zauberflöte (Verbier Festival), Schaunard La bohème (New Zealand Opera) and Elizabeth (Royal Ballet).

Recital engagements include touring for Chamber Music New Zealand; London’s Wigmore Hall; Berlin’s Pierre Boulez Saal; the Juan March Foundation, Madrid; LIFE Victoria, Barcelona; and NI Opera’s Glenarm Festival of Voice.

Upcoming debuts include: Israeli Opera; Teatro Nacional de São Carlos, Lisbon; Concertgebouw, Amsterdam.