Julian was a chorister at St John’s College, Cambridge. He later went to York University graduating with a BA honours degree in Music.
His career involves a mixture of concert and recording work both as a soloist and choral singer. He has appeared on several award-winning discs, most notably with the Cardinall’s Musick. He has also featured on discs for Westminster Abbey, The Sixteen, Opera Rara, and The Gabrielli Consort.
A regular with the BBC Singers and The Academy of Ancient Music Julian is a full-time member of Westminster Abbey Choir where he has sung since 1999. In Oratorio, he is an experienced Evangelist, and his solo repertoire ranges from Monteverdi’s Vespers, which he sang live on Radio 3, to Passio by Arvo Part.
Operatic Roles include Belmonte and Pedrillo in Mozart’s Abduction from the Seraglio (Holland Park Opera) whilst choral highlights have included singing at the Royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, and more recently the funeral of Her Late Majesty the Queen.
Recent performances have included Haydn’s Creation with Hertfordshire Choral Society, The Seasons with The Academy of Ancient Music at the Barbican, and Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with Westminster Abbey.
Julian lives in Watford with his wife Karen and dog Charlie. Hobbies include playing classical guitar, piano duets, horse riding, football, tennis and hill walking.