Winner of the 2018 Critics’ Circle Emerging Talent (Singer) Award
"The excellent cast is dominated by France, by turns glacial, gloriously imperious and exquisite as the Princess."
Tim Ashley, The Guardian
Selected by The Times as The Face to Watch in Opera 2020
"The thrilling Armenian soprano Anush Hovhannisyan." The Sunday Times
Winner of Second Prize at the 2020 Kathleen Ferrier Awards
Winner of the 2019 International Competition for Baroque Opera Pietro Antonio Cesti
Winner of the Grand Prix of the Concours international d'interprétation de la Mélodie Française de Toulouse 2019
Winner of the 2016 Kathleen Ferrier Awards and a BBC New Generation Artist
Julien Van Mellaerts
Winner of First Prize at the 2017 Kathleen Ferrier Awards, of the 2017 Wigmore Hall / Kohn Foundation International Song Competition, and of the Maureen Forrester Award at the 2018 Concours musical international de Montréal.
Grace Durham sings Ravel’s Schéhérazade with the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra
conducted by Holly Mathieson at the Rudolfinum, Prague, on 13 December 2021.
See James Laing as Head of KGB in Grange Park Opera’s The Life & Death of Alexander Litvinenko, now streaming on YouTube.
Hear Rebecca Afonwy-Jones as Kerstin and Felix Kemp as Juan in Joseph Phibbs’ Juliana, due for release soon on Resonus Classics.
Julien Van Mellaerts’ debut solo CD recital, Songs of Travel and Home with pianist James Baillieu, is now available on Champs Hill Records.