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Perkins, Julian - harpsichord, clavichord

Included in the NCEM online directory

Included in the Nema 2010 Early Music Yearbook and Performers Directory

Period(s) Classical, Baroque
Biography

Julian Perkins is Artistic Director of Cambridge Handel Opera and Founder-Director of Sounds Baroque.

As a player, Julian has appeared at the Wigmore Hall, London, Lincoln Center, New York, and Sydney Opera House, as well as at the BBC Proms and Edinburgh International Festival. Julian has performed in productions at The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Welsh National Opera, regularly appears as a soloist and continuo player with many leading groups, and has given solo recitals for international festivals such as St Albans, Buxton, Canterbury, Oundle, Ryedale and Two Moors. He has recorded for Avie, Coro, Chandos, Opus Arte and Resonus on a wide range of instruments, including the Queen's harpsichord at Kew Palace.

As a conductor, Julian has performed staged opera productions for organisations including the Buxton Festival, Dutch National Opera Academy, Grimeborn Festival, Guildhall School of Music & Drama, Kings Place, New Chamber Opera and New Kent Opera, and concert performances with, among others, the Bampton Classical Players, Barts Chamber Choir, Bury Court Opera, New London Singers, Rodolfus Choir, Southbank Sinfonia and Spiritato.

Julian read music at King's College, Cambridge, and completed his formal studies at the Schola Cantorum, Basle and the Royal Academy of Music, London.

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Main contact name
Julian Perkins

Postal address
35 Matham Grove, London, SE22 8PN

Telephone Number
07855 036112

Email address
julianperkins415@gmail.com

Website address
www.julianperkins.com

Other associated sites
http://twitter.com/PluckyPerkins