Julian Charles Debreuil

Genre: Baritone/Bass

Artist Reviews

"Bass-baritone Julian Debreuil used his rich and powerful voice to great effect"

Bach Cantatas & Mass in G Minor, Birmingham Bach Choir 2018 - Paul Grey, Reviews Gate

'Julian Debreuil sings Gremin’s aria with great authority’

Gremin, Eugene Onegin, Opera Loki 2018 - Peter Read - Opera

‘Julian Debreuil’s performance of Prince Gremin’s aria in Act 3 is brilliantly sung and full of wonder'

Gremin, Euguen Onegin, Opera Loki 2018 - Mary Grace Nguyen - The Cross-Eyed Pianist

'... the beautifully deep tones of Sarastro, sung by Julian Debreuil'

Sarastro, Die Zauberfloete, Opera Up Close 2017 - Daniel Perks - ClutureByNight

'Julian Debreuil lends his sonorous, euphonic voice to the kind and wise Sarastro'

Sarastro, Die Zauberfloete, Charles Court Opera 2017 - Verity Williams - London Theatres

'Julian Debreuil had a stentorian voice and imposing presence'

Sarastro, Die Zauberfloete, Charles Court Opera 2017 - Robert Hugill - Planethugill

'A very good singer - a powerful, attractive sound with a great deal of vocal colour'

The Wagner Society 2016


Julian Debreuil has garnered praise from critics in recent years for his ‘rich and powerful’ voice, which is used to good effect across a broad range of operatic and concert repertoire, with a focus on the Romantic and Verismo genres.

Julian studied at the Royal College of Music in London and the Georg Solti Accademia in Tuscany, during which time he was the recipient of awards from the Wingate Foundation, English Speaking Union, Musicians Benevolent Fund, Royal Society of Musicians, Josephine Baker Trust, Countess of Munster Trust and was a finalist in the Schubert Society of London, London Song Festival, John Warner Memorial Award and Hampshire National Singing Competitions. In addition, he was highly commended by the Wagner Society of London as having ‘a powerful, attractive sound with a great deal of vocal colour’.

Engagements for the 2018-19 season include Missa Solemnis Beethoven with the Southbank Sinfonia at St Martin-in-the-Fields, Cantatas 21 & 29 Bach with the Birmingham Bach Choir, Doctor Grenvil La Traviata Verdi at Il Teatro Comunale Vittora in Sicily, Colline La Boheme Puccini and Lord Talbot Maria Stuarda Donizetti with OperaUpClose and The Gardener in the world premiere of The Gardeners Hugill at Conway Hall.

The 2017-18 season included The Voice of Neptune Idomeneo Mozart for the Buxton Festival Opera; Sarastro Die Zauberfloete Mozart at the Soho Theatre; Prince Gremin Eugene Onegin Tchaikovsky at The Arcola Festival; Jeptha Handel with the Hull Bach Choir; Elijah Mendelssohn for the Dulwich Choral Society, The Messiah Handel and Johannes-Passion J. S. Bach with the Purcell Orchestra at St Mary Abbots Kensington and Maria Theresa Mass Haydn with the Grimsby Choral Society.

In previous years Julian has sung with the Ravenna Opera Festival, Welsh National Opera, English National Opera, Longborough Opera Festival, Buxton Festival Opera, Iford Arts Festival, Le Theatre l’Italienne de Cherbourg, Le Theatre du Passage de Neuchatel, Salmiya Opera Theatre of Kuwait and University College Opera.

Recent concert work includes Messa da Requiem Verdi with the Philharmonia Orchestra, The Apostles Elgar with the BBC Concert Orchestra, The Dream of Gerontius Elgar and Ein Deutches Requiem Brahms with the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra, Die SchoepfungHaydnwith the London Mozart Players, Israel in Egypt Handel and Johannes-Passion Bach with the London Handel Players.


For Oratorio and Concert repertoire please scroll down:

Composer work
Bach J. S. Cantata 21
Cantata 29
Cantata 82
Christmas Oratorio
Mass in G minor
Mass in B Minor
Mass in G Major
Mass in G Minor
St John Passion
St Luke Passion
St Matthew Passion
Beethoven Mass in C Major
Missa Solemnis
9th Symphony
Berlioz Messe des Mort
Bernstein Chichester Psalms
Britten War Requiem
Bruckner Te Deum
Chartpentier Messe de Minuit
Durufle Requiem
Dvorak Mass in D
Elgar The Apostles
The Dream of Gerontius
Faure Requiem
Finzi In Terra Pax
Gounod St Cecilia Mass
Handel Coronation Anthems
Dixit Dominus
Foundling Hospital Anthem
Haydn Missa Sancti Nicolai
Maria Theresa Mass
Mass in Time of War
Nelson Mass
Kodaly Mass
Liszt Christus
Mendelssohn Elijah
St Paul
Monteverdi Beatus Vir
Mozart Coronation Mass
Mass in C Major
Mass in C Minor
Mass in D Major
Puccini Messa di Gloria
Rossini Messe Solennelle
Stabat Mater
Saint Saens Mass
Stanford Stabat Mater
Tippett A Child of our Time
Vaughan Williams A Sea Symphony
Fantasia on a Theme of Christmas Carols
Verdi Requiem
Vivaldi Dixit Dominus
Artist: Julian Charles Debreuil
Label: Ann Ferrier Artists
Genre: Baritone/Bass