Outside ETO, English-Japanese Soprano Julia Mariko has performed ‘Linnet’ The Selfish Giant (Opera North), ‘Gianetta’ L’elisir d’amore (Scherzo Ensemble), ‘Debutante’, ‘Stella’ & ‘Shirley’ The Land of Might-Have-Been (Buxton International Festival) and with English National Opera’s Engage project. This Autumn she sings Musetta, in a new filmed production of La bohème.
Previous highlights: ‘Barbarina’
The Marriage of Figaro (Opera North), ‘Gretel’ Hansel and Gretel (Waterperry
Opera Festival), ‘Fredrika’ A Little Night Music (Buxton Opera Festival), ‘Amore’
(cover) Orfeo ed Euridice, (Opera North), ‘Fairy Godmother’ Cinderella, (Opera
North Whistle-Stop Opera), ‘Princess Hrothmund’ Beowulf (Charles Court Opera)
‘Soeur Constance’ Dialogues des Carmélites (RNCM), ‘Gianetta’ The Gondoliers
(The National G&S Opera Company).
Julia formerly trained at the
Royal Northern College of Music and appeared in recital as a Momentum Artist as
part of 2021 Leeds Lieder Festival with Dame Sarah Connolly. She is now under
the tutelage of Janis Kelly.