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A Very Different Vibe

“Bullock’s career is not a conventional one—not by a long shot. She resists categories; she could be considered a soprano but goes by “classical singer” … Her expectation as she goes back to live performances is “to approach every single step of it with such care now,” she says, “and without coming across as too demanding...

Contextualizing the Repertoire

“As one of the foremost classical singers of the current generation, Julia Bullock’s relationship to music begins with its context. Though the classical music industry may be notorious for overlooking its systemic problems, Bullock instead questions her surroundings with sharp intellect and reason—and does so bluntly.”

Julia Bullock: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

One of today’s smartest, most arresting vocalists in any genre…Bullock, who also considers herself an activist, has shaken up the classical music world recently with provocative programming and expressive performances…It’s among the most transcendent musical moments I’ve experienced this year.