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Julia Doyle - NOSPR

Julia DoyleSoprano

photo by Louise O'Dwyer

Originally from Lancaster, Julia Doyle studied Social and Political Sciences at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge before embarking on a singing career, and has since performed all over the world becoming established as a specialist soprano in Baroque repertoire.

She has performed Bach’s St John Passion at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam (Sir John Eliot Gardiner), and in Toronto (Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra), St Matthew Passion at Alice Tully Hall in New York (Philippe Herreweghe), Christmas Oratorio in Sydney and Melbourne with the Australian Chamber Orchestra (Richard Tognetti) BWV 202 with Music of the Baroque in Chicago (Nicholas Kraemer), BWV 199 with Nederlandse Bachvereniging (Alfredo Bernardini), Mozart’s Exsultate, jubilate at the Cité de la Musique in Paris (Arsys Bourgogne), & Mass in C minor in Budapest (Györgi Vashegyi), Handel’s Occasional Oratorio at the Halle Handel Festival (The English Concert), La Resurrezione at The Wigmore Hall (London Handel Orchestra), Messiah at The Royal Albert Hall with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Richard Cooke) & The Palace of Versailles with The King’s Consort, Apollo e Dafne with Concerto Copenhagen (Alfredo Bernardini), Haydn’s Nelson Mass in the Canary Islands with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (Eamonn Dougan), Haydn’s Paukenmesse and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with J.S. Bach-Stiftung (Rudolf Lutz), and Haydn’s Creation in St Paul’s Cathedral with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.

Her discography includes Handel’s Messiah with Britten Sinfonia / Polyphony (Stephen Layton) and The Bach Choir of Bethlehem (Greg Funfgeld), Israel in Egypt with Arsys Bourgogne (Pierre Cao) & L’Allegro with Kölner Kammerchor (Peter Neumann), Israel in Egypt with The King’s Consort (Robert King), Bach’s Magnificat with Dunedin Consort (John Butt), & The Bach Choir of Bethlehem (Greg Funfgeld), BWV 107, BWV 9 & Mass in B minor with J.S. Bach-Stiftung (Rudolf Lutz), & Lutheran Masses with The Sixteen (Harry Christophers), Astro Nuevo: En Torno a Rabassa with Orquesta Barroca de Sevilla (Enrico Onofri) & 20 kolęd by Lutosławski with BBC Symphony Orchestra (David Zinman). She has recently released a solos disc of Purcell with the lutenist Matthew Wadsworth.

Recent and future highlights include Mozart’s Mass in C minor in Toronto with Tafelmusik, Vivaldi’s Juditha triumphans at the Concertgebouw, Palace of Versailles and Theater an der Wien (The King’s Consort), Handel’s Aci, Galatea e Polifemo at Halle Handel Festival (Peter Neumann), Bach’s St John Passion and Mass in B minor with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (Daniel Reuss), a Monterverdi concert tour of Europe with the Monteverdi Choir and Orchestras, Haydn’s songs with the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen and the Royal Northern Sinfonia both under Sir Roger Norrington, performances with La Serenissima at the Buxton Festival, Malta Early Music Festival and at the Wigmore Hall, St Matthew Passion with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, performances of Monteverdi’s Vespers with La Nuova Musica, a tour performing Messiah with the RIAS Kammerchor as well as a recording of the same work and recordings of Bach’s St John Passion with J.S. Bach-Stiftung (Rudolf Lutz), Messiah with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, concerts with the London Handel Players at the Wigmore Hall, various concerts and recordings with La Serenissima and Occasional Oratorio as well as Alexander’s Feast with Bayerische Rundfunk (Akademie für Alte Music Berlin) and Ensemble Cantatio, Geneva. She is also a busy recitalist and works regularly with Matthew Wadsworth with future concerts including an appearance at the York Early Music Festival.


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