Julius Drake

Composers

Biography

Born: London, England  
British pianist Julius Drake is a leading specialist in the performance of chamber music and vocal accompaniment. He started piano lessons at the age of seven. He has made numerous recordings, including: Sibelius songs with Katarina Karnéus; Haydn Canzonettas with Christoph Genz; French songs with Hughes Cuenod; French sonatas with Nicholas Daniel; spirituals with Ruby Philogene; clarinet and piano works with Emma Johnson; Ivor Gurney songs with Read more Paul Agnew; Schubert and Schumann discs with tenor Ian Bostridge; and the Britten Canticles with Ian Bostridge and David Daniels. In addition to frequent collaborations with Bostridge, Drake has worked with a long roster of celebrated artists, including Sir Thomas Allen, Barbara Bonney, Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, Derek Lee Ragin, Emma Johnson, Felicity Lott, Michael Chance, Edith Mathis, Angelika Kirchschlager, Yvonne Kenny, Joan Rodgers, Gerald Finley, Jill Gomez, Julian Lloyd Webber, Matthias Görne, Nathan Berg, Sally Burgess, Natalie Clein, Robert Cohen, Peter Coleman-Wright, Nicholas Daniel, William Dazeley, Wolfgang Holzmair, Ruby Philogene, Victoria de los Angeles, and Paul Whelan. Drake has performed at major international music festivals and concert halls in Britain and Europe, including five recitals at the 1995 Cheltenham International Festival and a series of Schubertiads in the song recital series at Wigmore Hall. He has also performed the complete songs of Gabriel Fauré for the BBC. In 2000, Drake was appointed artistic director of the Perth International Chamber Music Festival in Australia. Read less
Browse 26-22 of 22 Available Recordings
  • 26.
    Ravel: Songs / Gerard Finley, Julius Drake
    Label: Hyperion   Catalog: 67728 Release Date: 06/09/2009   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Maurice Ravel
    Performer:  Gerald Finley,  Julius Drake
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  • 27.
    20th Century Classics - Henze
    Label: Emi Classics   Catalog: 37601 Release Date: 02/24/2009   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Hans Werner Henze
    Performer:  Ian Bostridge,  Julius Drake
    Conductor:  Simon Rattle
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra,  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
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  • 28.
    Tchaikovsky: Romances / Stotijn, Drake
    Label: Onyx   Catalog: 4034 Release Date: 02/10/2009   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
    Performer:  Christianne Stotijn,  Julius Drake
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  • 29.
    Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, Rorem: Songs / Gerald Finley, Julius Drake
    Label: Wigmore Hall Live   Catalog: 25 Release Date: 11/28/2008   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Wolseley Charles,  Einojuhani Rautavaara,  Charles Ives,  Ned Rorem  ... 
    Performer:  Julius Drake,  Gerald Finley
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  • 30.
    Schumann: Frauenliebe und Leben; Brahms: Songs Op. 57 / Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, Julius Drake
    Label: Wigmore Hall Live   Catalog: 24 Release Date: 11/11/2008   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Claude Debussy,  George Frideric Handel,  Robert Schumann,  Johannes Brahms
    Performer:  Julius Drake,  Lorraine Hunt Lieberson
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  • 31.
    Lieder Recital - Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, Strauss / Berg, Drake
    Label: Atma Classique   Catalog: 2571 Release Date: 09/30/2008   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Richard Strauss,  Johannes Brahms,  Robert Schumann,  Franz Schubert
    Performer:  Nathan Berg,  Julius Drake
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  • 32.
    Schumann: Dichterliebe & Other Heine Settings / Gerald Finley, Julius Drake
    Label: Hyperion   Catalog: 67676 Release Date: 09/09/2008   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Robert Schumann
    Performer:  Julius Drake,  Gerald Finley
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  • 33.
    Songs Without Words / Julius Drake
    Label: Atma Classique   Catalog: 2616 Release Date: 08/26/2008   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Emmanuel Chabrier,  Benjamin Britten,  Johannes Brahms,  Edvard Grieg  ... 
    Performer:  Julius Drake
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  • 34.
    Grieg: Songs / Katarina Karneus, Julius Drake
    Label: Hyperion   Catalog: 67670 Release Date: 07/08/2008   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Edvard Grieg
    Performer:  Katarina Karnéus,  Julius Drake
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  • 35.
    The Essential Vaughan Williams / Willcocks, Boult, Bean, Barbirolli, Et Al
    Label: Emi Classics   Catalog: 07992 Release Date: 06/24/2008   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Ralph Vaughan Williams
    Performer:  Robin Doveton,  Nigel Perrin,  John Eaton,  David Van Asch  ... 
    Conductor:  Sir David Willcocks,  Stephen Cleobury,  Sir Adrian Boult,  Sir Philip Ledger  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bach Choir,  Cambridge King's College Choir,  The Wallace Collection  ... 
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    Britten: A Ceremony Of Carols / Neary, Westminster Abbey
    Label: Sony   Catalog: 62615 Release Date: 04/07/2008   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Benjamin Britten
    Performer:  Michael Chance,  Ian Bostridge,  Martin Baker,  Simon Birchall  ... 
    Conductor:  Martin Neary
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Abbey Choir
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  • 37.
    Bretan: Songs / Donose, Drake
    Label: Nimbus   Catalog: 5809 Release Date: 02/12/2008   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Nicolae Bretan
    Performer:  Ruxandra Donose,  Julius Drake
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  • 38.
    Romanzo Di Central Park - Songs By Ives / Finley, Drake
    Label: Hyperion   Catalog: 67644 Release Date: 02/12/2008   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Charles Ives
    Performer:  Julius Drake,  Gerald Finley,  Magnus Johnston
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  • 39.
    Schubert, Wolf, Debussy, Etc: Songs / Maltman, Drake
    Label: Wigmore Hall Live   Catalog: 20 Release Date: 01/22/2008   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Franz Schubert
    Performer:  Christopher Maltman,  Julius Drake
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  • 40.
    Samuel Barber: Songs / Gerald Finley, Julius Drake
    Label: Hyperion   Catalog: 67528 Release Date: 11/13/2007   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Samuel Barber
    Performer:  Julius Drake,  Gerald Finley,  Jennifer Stumm,  Nadia Wijzenbeek  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Aronowitz Ensemble
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  • 41.
    Christian Poltéra Plays Othmar Schoeck
    Label: Bis   Catalog: 1597 Release Date: 06/26/2007   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Othmar Schoeck
    Performer:  Christian Poltera,  Julius Drake
    Conductor:  Tuomas Ollila
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Malmö Symphony Orchestra
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  • 42.
    Schubert: Winterreise / Bostridge, Drake
    Label: Kultur Video   Catalog: 4206 Release Date: 06/26/2007   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Franz Schubert
    Performer:  Julius Drake,  Ian Bostridge
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  • 43.
    Pasión! / Joyce Didonato
    Label: Eloquentia   Catalog: 608 Release Date: 02/13/2007   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Fernando J. Obradors,  Enrique Granados,  Joaquin Turina,  Manuel de Falla  ... 
    Performer:  Joyce DiDonato,  Julius Drake
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  • 44.
    Mahler: Urlicht, Etc / Christianne Stotijn, Julius Drake
    Label: Onyx   Catalog: 4014 Release Date: 11/14/2006   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Gustav Mahler
    Performer:  Christianne Stotijn,  Julius Drake
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  • 45.
    Debussy, Saint-saens: Complete Chamber Music For Woodwinds
    Label: Cala Records   Catalog: 1017 Release Date: 10/26/2006   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Claude Debussy,  Camille Saint-Saëns
    Performer:  James Campbell,  John York,  Clifford Benson,  William Bennett  ... 
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  • 46.
    Joyce DiDonato - Songs and Arias
    Label: Wigmore Hall Live   Catalog: 9 Release Date: 08/29/2006   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Gioachino Rossini,  Michael Head,  George Frideric Handel,  Reynaldo Hahn  ... 
    Performer:  Julius Drake,  Joyce DiDonato
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  • 47.
    Dmitry Shostakovich - A Portrait
    Label: Naxos   Catalog: 8558188 Release Date: 03/21/2006   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Dmitri Shostakovich
    Performer:  Peter Mikulas,  Dmitri Shostakovich,  Julius Drake,  Annette Bartholdy  ... 
    Conductor:  Ladislav Slovák,  Dmitry Yablonsky,  Christopher Lyndon-Gee,  Theodore Kuchar  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony,  Czecho-Slovak Radio Orchestra,  Éder String Quartet  ... 
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  • 48.
    Nicholas Daniel, Julius Drake - Finzi, Patterson, Howells
    Label: Leman Classics   Catalog: 48 Release Date: 02/28/2006   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Gerald Finzi,  Paul Patterson,  Herbert Howells
    Performer:  Julius Drake,  Nicholas Daniel
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  • 49.
    Perspectives / Ian Bostridge
    Label: Emi Classics   Catalog: 46443 Release Date: 02/07/2006   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Franz Schubert,  Robert Schumann,  Gabriel Fauré,  Claude Debussy  ... 
    Performer:  Ian Bostridge,  Julius Drake,  Leif Ove Andsnes
    Conductor:  Stephen Layton
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polyphony
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  • 50.
    Voyage Ŕ Paris / Lynne Dawson, Julius Drake
    Label: Berlin Classics   Catalog: 1758 Release Date: 11/29/2005   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Francis Poulenc,  Reynaldo Hahn,  Gabriel Fauré,  Henri Duparc  ... 
    Performer:  Lynne Dawson,  Julius Drake
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