Julian Charles Debreuil

Genre: Baritone/Bass

Artist Reviews

‘Possesses an outstanding talent, a remarkable musicality and a very accomplished technique’

Manhattan international Music Competition 2020

‘Julian Debreuil’s notable, powerful Talbot was deeply moving’

Fiona Maddocks writing for The Observer (Maria Stuarda, OperaUpClose 2019)

‘There is good support all round, in particular from Debreuil’s stalwart Talbot.’

Ron Simpson writing for The Reviews Hub (Maria Stuarda, OperaUpClose 2019)

‘Bass-baritone Julian Debreuil produced a beautifully resonant sound - almost overpowering for the size of the venue’

Josephine Miles writing for Rhinegold Publishing (The Gardeners, a new opera by Robert Hugill at Conway Hall 2019)

‘Bass-baritone Julian Debreuil had real presence, using his vocal strength and vivid colour to convey absorbing immediacy’

Claire Seymour writing for Opera Today (The Gardeners, a new opera by Robert Hugill performed at Conway Hall 2019)

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

Paul Grey writing for Reviews Gate (J. S. Bach Cantatas 21, 29 and Mass in G Minor, Birmingham Bach Choir & The Musical and Amicable Society 2018)


Julian Debreuil has garnered praise from critics in recent years for his ‘rich and powerful’ voice. Having previously sung bass roles, Julian moved up to bass-baritone in 2022 and went on to win First Prize at the Grand Virtuoso Competition in Bonn, as well as reaching the finals of the Manhattan and the Nomea International Music Competitions.

Concert work includes Beethoven Ninth Symphony, London Mozart Players at St John’s Smith Square; Mozart Mass in C Minor, LSO St Luke’s; Handel The Messiah, Ampleforth Abbey. Verdi Messa da Requiem, Philharmonia Orchestra; Elgar The Apostles, BBC Concert Orchestra; Elgar The Dream of Gerontius, Hamburg Symphony Orchestra; Beethoven Missa Solemnis, Southbank Sinfonia; J. S. Bach Johannes-Passion, London Handel Players.

Recent and future opera roles include the title role Duke Bluebeard’s Castle at the Arcola Theatre; Saul Hodgkins Ghost Train at the St Magnus International Festival & Beaumaris Festival; Nettuno Idomeneo for Buxton Festival Opera; Colline La Boheme and Don Basilio Il Barbiere di Siviglia for the Ravenna Opera Festival. Pizarro Fidelio for Longborough Festival Opera; Nettuno Idomeneo for Buxton Opera Festival; Cover title role Rigoletto for Diva Opera in South Africa, France, Scotland, England and the Channel Islands.

Julian holds degrees in Music, Behavioural Economics, Geopolitics and Business Administration. Outside of his performing commitments Julian works as an Independent Geopolitical Consultant and is Director of the London Singers Seminars, which curates educational events and resources for singers. During the period 2014-2019 Julian held the position of Director at Assiduity Ltd., a London-based real estate company.


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