Sunday 5 January 2020 3:00PM

Julien Van Mellaerts baritone; James Baillieu piano

Mahler, Farr, Britten and Poulenc

Booking information

£5 tickets for Under 35s available. Login to book. View all U35 concerts and more information
Supported by Classic FM.

This concert is part of CAVATINA U25s, a free ticket scheme for young people aged 8-25 years old. Please call the Box Office on 020 7935 2141 and quote “CAVATINA U25s” to book.


This concert will be approximately 1 hour in duration, without an interval


Ticket bookings are subject to a £3 booking fee. This fee covers the whole booking and is not per ticket.

  • Julien Van Mellaerts baritone
  • James Baillieu piano

Winner of the 2017 Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation International Song Competition, the New Zealand baritone brings a group of songs from his homeland that celebrate its wildlife: composer Gareth Farr has set four texts by Bill Manhire extolling the country’s birds.

  • Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)
        • Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
  • Gareth Farr (b.1968)
        • Ornithological Anecdotes (UK première)
  • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
      • Vol. 5 British Isles
        • Sally in our Alley
      • Vol. 3 British Isles
        • The Plough Boy
      • Vol. 1 British Isles
        • The Salley Gardens
      • Vol. 3 British Isles
        • O Waly, Waly
      • Vol. 1 British Isles
        • Oliver Cromwell
  • Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
        • Chansons gaillardes

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