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Enjoy a luxurious afternoon tea of sandwiches, sweet treats and homemade scones in the elegant surroundings of the Hall’s Verdi restaurant, whilst experiencing a live performance from one of the UK’s most promising operatic talents.

New Zealand baritone, Julien Van Mellaerts, is in his second year at the RCM International Opera School. Julien has appeared in recital at the Oxford Lieder Festival, London Song Festival, St Martin’s-in the- Fields, the premiere of a song cycle by Lewis Murphy at New Zealand House, and Schubert’s Die Winterreise with Roger Vignoles.

With a quintessentially British afternoon tea within London’s most iconic venue, this live performance is the ideal way to spend a relaxing Saturday afternoon.

Programme to include:

Schaunard’s aria, by Puccini from La Bohème
Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen by Mozart from The Magic Flute
Ah per sempre io ti perdei by Bellini from I Puritani.
Bella siccome un Angelo by Donizetti from Don Pasquale
Mein Sehnen, mein Wähnen by Korngold from Die Tote Stadt
Deh vieni alla finestra by Mozart from Don Giovanni
Da geh ich zu Maxim by Lehar from The Merry Widow