Julius Drake

Instruments: Keyboards | Piano

The pianist Julius Drake lives in London and enjoys an international reputation as one of the finest instrumentalists in his field, collaborating with many of the world’s leading artists, both in  recital and on disc. The New Yorker has described him as the “collaborative pianist  nonpareil”.

He appears regularly at all the major music centres and festivals: the Aldeburgh, Edinburgh,  Munich, Schubertiade, and Salzburg Music Festivals; Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center New  York; The Royal Concertgebouw, Amsterdam and Philharmonie, Berlin; the Châtelet and  Musée du Louvre Paris; La Scala, Milan and Teatro de la Zarzuela, Madrid; Musikverein and  Konzerthaus, Vienna; and Wigmore Hall and BBC Proms London.

Director of the Perth International Chamber Music Festival in Australia from 2000 – 2003, Julius Drake was also musical director of Deborah Warner’s staging of Janáček’s Diary of One Who  Vanished, touring to Munich, London, Dublin, Amsterdam and New York. Since 2009 he has been Artistic Director of the Machynlleth Festival in Wales.

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Arts Council 70
Crespo Foundation
Fáilte Ireland
Wild Atlantic Way
Cork County Council
Pure Cork
RTE Lyric FM
Maritime Hotel