Julia Doyle

Soloist, Soprano

Image (c) Louise O’Dwyer

Arcangelo are delighted to be appearing in concert with Julia Doyle in 2024/25

Originally from Lancaster, Julia studied Social and Political Sciences at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge before embarking on a singing career, and has since performed all over the world becoming established as a specialist soprano in Baroque repertoire.

She has performed Bach St John Passion at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam (Sir John Eliot Gardiner), and in Toronto (Tafelmusik), St Matthew Passion at Alice Tully Hall in New York (Philippe Hereweghe), Christmas Oratorio with the Australian Chamber Orchestra (Richard Tognetti), BWV 202 with Music of the Baroque, Chicago (Nicholas Kraemer), BWV 199 with Bach Vereniging (Alfredo Bernadini), Mozart Exsultate Jubilate at the Cité de la Musique in Paris (Arsys Bourgogne), Mass in C Minor in Budapest (Györgi Vashegyi),  Handel Occasional Oratorio at the Halle Handel Festival (English Concert), La Resurrezione at The Wigmore Hall (London Handel Orchestra), Messiah at The Royal Albert Hall with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Richard Cooke), Apollo e Dafne with Concerto Copenhagen (Alfredo Bernadini), Haydn Nelson Mass in the Canary Islands with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (Eamonn Dougan), Haydn Paukenmesse and Beethoven Symphony No.9 with J.S. Bach Stiftung (Rudolf Lutz), and Haydn Creation in St Paul’s Cathedral with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.

Recordings include Handel Messiah with The Britten Sinfonia / Polyphony (Stephen Layton) and with the Rias Kammerchor, Israel in Egypt with Arsys Bourgogne (Pierre Cao) and L’Allegro with Koelner Kammerchor (Peter Neumann), Mendelssohn Israel in Egypt with The King’s Consort (Robert King), Bach Magnificat with Dunedin Consort (John Butt), and Bethlehem Bach Choir (Greg Funfgeld), BWV 107, BWV 9,  Mass in B Minor with J.S.Bach Stiftung (Rudolf Lutz), Lutheran Masses with The Sixteen (Harry Christophers),  Lutoslawski Dwadziesci Koled with BBC Symphony Orchestra (David Zinman) as well as a  recital disc of Purcell with the lutenist Matthew Wadsworth.

Recent and future highlights include Mozart Mass in C Minor with Tafelmusik, Vivaldi Juditha Triumphans at the Concertgebouw, Palace of Versailles and Theater an der Wien (The King’s Consort), Handel Aci, Galatea e Polifemo at Halle Handel Festival (Peter Neumann), St John Passion and Bach B minor mass with the Orchestra of the 18th Century (Daniel Reuss), concert tours of Europe with the Monteverdi Choir and Orchestra, Haydn arias with the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie and the Royal Northern Sinfonia under Sir Roger Norrington, Bach arias for voice and violin with Vilde Frang and Arcangelo, performances with La Serenissima at the Buxton Festival, Malta Early Music Festival and at the Wigmore Hall, St Matthew Passion with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, performances of Monteverdi Vespers with La Nuova Musica, a tour and recording of  Messiah with the Rias Kammerchor, Christmas Oratorio with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra,  recordings of Bach St John Passion with J.S. Bach Stiftung ( Lutz), Messiah with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and with Mogens Dahl in Denmark, concerts with the London Handel Players at the Wigmore Hall, Handel Occasional Oratorio as well as Alexander’s Feast  with Bayerische Rundfunk (Academie für Alte Music Berlin),  and Ensemble Cantatio, Geneva.  She is also a busy recitalist and works regularly with Matthew Wadsworth with future concerts including an appearance at the York Early Music Festival.