Melbourne to London
At Leslie Macleod-Miller’s
3c Carlisle Place, London SW1P 1NP
Monday 24th July 2023
Featuring Melba Scholars
The Tait Memorial Trust is deeply saddened by the loss of our charismatic Patron of almost 27 years, Barry Humphries AO CBE. Barry was a dear friend of my mother, Viola Tait, and wrote the prologue for her book ‘Dames, Principal Boys …and All That’.
We extend our deepest sympathy to Lizzie and all the Humphries family.
Photo in New York his one man show in the 90’s
The Tait Memorial Trust
The Tait Memorial Trust was formed in 1992 by Isla Baring OAM in memory of Sir Frank and Viola, Lady Tait and the Tait brothers who played such an important part in the establishment of theatre and the performing arts in Australia & New Zealand. The Trust offers awards/grants for postgraduate study, performance opportunities to young musicians and performing artists from Australia and New Zealand, and general help in the furtherance of their careers while resident in the UK.
Registered U.K Charity: 1042797
The Tait Memorial Trust
The Tait Memorial Trust is a charitable organisation based in London, which aims to promote and celebrate Australian and New Zealand cultural life, by offering scholarships, performing opportunities and mentoring to young musicians and dancers who wish to pursue their advanced studies in the United Kingdom.
Since 1992 the TMT has helped over 300 awardees. Violinist Emily Sun (2016 awardee) won the 2018 ABC Young Performers Award in Sydney (fellow Tait Awardees Andrey Lebedev (guitar) & Waynne Kwon (cello) were also in the final), and soprano Lauren Fagan recently appeared in Wagner’s Ring Cycle at the ROH, Covent Garden and represented Australia in the 2019 Cardiff Singer of the World.
Other distinguished Awardees include dramatic contralto Liane Keegan, dancer Chloe Keneally 2019 Winner of the BBC Young Dancer Competition (Classical Ballet Category) and Grand Finalist, pianist Jayson Gillham, and saxophonist Amy Dickson.
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