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Julia Bullock sits in a white chair, wearing a white blouse and black pants, with one leg folded up on the chair. .

Indianapolis Symphony Debut

On February 7 and 8, Julia Bullock makes her debut with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and conductor Marc Albrecht. Julia sings Benjamin Britten’s Les Illuminations: a 10-movement song cycle written for soprano and strings. Britten’s song cycle is based on the evocative poetry of Arthur Rimbaud. Les Illuminations is proceeded by the orchestra’s performance of Ravel’s Le Tombeau...

Julia Bullock lays on a bed on stage with a man behind her, his hand covering her ear.

Zauberland Named in Limelight Magazine’s “Top Shows of 2019: Opera”

Zauberland was recently named one of Limelight Magazine’s “Top Shows of 2019.” Limelight praised director Katie Mitchell and playwright Martin Crimp’s objective to “dive into what a 19th-century song cycle has to say to us in today’s world.” Describing the opera as, “unsettling, sometimes Kafkaesque, and frequently leaving you gasping for air,” the magazine noted that...

Julia Bullock wears a black blazer, looking of to the side seriously, standing against a backdrop of abstract shapes.

Residency at 2020 Aldeburgh Festival 

Julia Bullock has been selected as one of the four Artists in Residence at the 73rd Aldeburgh Festival. This June, she will bring Perle Noire: Meditations for Josephine—a collaboration with director Peter Sellars, poet Claudia Rankine, composer Tyshawn Sory, and choreographer Michael Schumacher—to the festival for its UK premiere, explore the music of Cage and...

The Basilica of St. Josaphat in Milwaukee, Wisconsin which has high, domed ceilings with geometric designs and paintings.

Debut with Milwaukee Symphony

On November 9, Julia Bullock performed at The Basilica of Saint Josaphat alongside Maestro Lee Mills and the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. Julia sang Benjamin Britten’s 10-movement song cycle Les Illuminations for soprano and strings. Elaine Schmidt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel described Bullock’s performance, “a warm ringing sound and communicative delivery [that] reached the audience with...