June Mendoza Masterclass – ROI 2nd December 2015

Our Patron, June Mendoza is to give a MASTERCLASS at The Mall Galleries Showing how she paints her brilliant portraits .. It should be really interesting June Mendoza AO.OBE.RP.ROI.HonSWA December 2nd, 2015 The Mall Galleries [in The Mall] All day portrait demonstration 10am – 4pm   £25 Cheques made payable to: ROI June Mendoza Demonstration Mall…

Toby Thatcher, Conductor – Ensemble Eroica 24th September

Next concert with young Australian conductor, Toby Thatcher with his London group, Ensemble Eroica. Toby was recently announced as the new assistant conductor with the Sydney Symphony. September 24th 2015, 19:30 Ensemble Eroica Season Opener – Stone(s) from the Moon Commenced in the autumn of 1822, Schubert’s enigmatic B minor symphony provides us with one of…

Russell Harcourt, Counter tenor – Tait update

Lovely to hear from Tait Awardee, Russell Harcourt who recently returned from Sydney after working with Pinchgut Opera. He has recently updated his website with some excerpts from the opera Vivaldi’s Bajazet. Hadleigh Adams (also a Tait prize winner) was singing the title role. Listen to Russell sing Handel here Russell is currently preparing David…

Tait Winter Prom 2015

Please save the date for our 5th annual Tait Winter Prom which will be held in the Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall at the Royal College of Music on Monday the 23rd of November at 6.30 for 7pm. This year we are delighted to welcome Australian virtuoso pianist and Tait Patron, Piers Lane AM who will…

Kabarett!! at Leighton House, 23rd September

This is a last minute concert, as Brad Cooper is in town with his highly acclaimed Kabarett show (which is on tour from Australia). Ross Alley has agreed to accompany Brad to support our Friends and supporters at the beautiful Leighton House. This museum has been recently refurbished. The house was the former home and…

June Mendoza interview from the Pikitia Press Blog

This blog post was published on the Pikitia Press Blog on Thursday January 23rd, 2014 written by Matt Emery.  As June Mendoza is a patron of the Tait Memorial Trust we wanted to share this fascinating article about a great Australian. We are very grateful to Matt Emery for sharing these illustrations and his interview…

Stuart Skelton to give masterclass in London

Monday 2nd November, 2015 Tickets: £50 Venue: Victoria (full address provided on booking) Australian tenor Stuart Skelton, the 2014 Male Singer of the Year for the International Opera Awards, will give a public Masterclass with recent Opera Awards Foundation Bursary recipients. This will not only be a fascinating insight into the art of singing, it’s also a…