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Julia Mariko

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.