Julia RILEY

mezzo-Soprano

 

 
 
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BIOGRAPHY

British mezzo-soprano Julia Riley was a principal artist at the Zürich Opernhaus for four seasons, where her roles included Charlotte in Zimmerman's Die Soldaten; Dinah Trouble in Tahiti; Tebaldo Don Carlo under Fabio Luisi; Second Niece Peter Grimes; Fidalma Il Matrimonio Segreto; Tisbe La Cenerentola; and Zweite Dame Die Zauberflöte.

Recent engagements elsewhere include Die Soldaten at Teatro Real Madrid and at the Teatro Colon, Buenos Aires, role debuts as Sesto La Clemenza di Tito and Xerxes with English Touring Opera, as well as Dorabella Cosi fan tutte for Opera Holland Park for which she received great critical acclaim.

Recent concert highlights include performances with La Scintilla (Zürich Opernhaus Baroque Orchestra) under Laurence Cummings, her first Verdi Requiem with the London Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall, and her BBC Proms debut in Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music under Sir Andrew Davis. She has also performed at London's Barbican Centre, Birmingham Symphony Hall, London's Cadogan Hall, BBC Welsh Proms, London Bach Festival, Teatro Nacional de São Carlos, Lisbon.

Full biographies are available in: EN

Repertoire: coming soon

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CONTACT: CATRIONA BELL | CATRIONA@CLBMANAGEMENT.CO.UK

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But it was her vocal ability which stole the show... combine this with poignancy and conviction of her acting and for me her performance was the tour de force of this production.
— Miranda Jackson, Opera Brittannia
 
 

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