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Dutch National Opera Forward Festival 2023 Review: Perle Noire, Meditations For Joséphine – Bullock Stars In A Work Of Raw Emotion

The star of the show was, of course, Bullock, who created an intense, powerful, and insightful reading that was not, and never was supposed to have been, Josephine Baker. She was Julia Bullock! However, by identifying with Baker’s situation and immersing herself in the emotional torment she undoubtedly suffered, Bullock was able to produce a...

NPR’s 10 Best Classical Albums of 2022

Soprano Julia Bullock‘s affecting solo debut, with its breathtaking spin on a deep cut by the enigmatic Connie Converse and a sublime rendition of Samuel Barber‘s Knoxville: Summer of 1915, traces the tenuous connections individuals share with one another and their own senses of purpose on earth.