Julian is a British pianist and performs regularly in the UK and throughout Europe. In the recent concert season he performed Beethovenʼs Diabelli variations in London, Germany and Switzerland; and Prokofiev piano concerto no. 5 with the Russian State Academic Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Valentin Uryupin (as part of the closing concert of the Rostropovich Festival) in Orenburg. He also gave acclaimed performances of Beethoven‘s sonata op. 106 Hammerklavier in Vienna and at St Mary’s Perivale in London.
He has performed more than twenty different piano concertos. He gave the first Russian performance of the Concertino for piano and orchestra by Lucas Debargue in the Zaryadye Hall in Moscow in December 2018.
As a teenager, he won laureates at a number of international competitions. These include the Long-Thibaud- Crespin competition, Kissinger Klavier-Olymp, the Luitpold Prize, the Dudley competition, and the Dumortier competition. He is a recent alumnus of the International Lieven Piano Foundation. He has been generously supported by Talent Unlimited since 2016, under whose auspices he gave the first performance of the virtuoso piano concert arrangement of the Snowman Rhapsody by Howard Blake.
Julian is now based in Paris, where he studies with Rena Shereshevskaya at the Ėcole Normale de Musique de Paris. He also composes and is a highly experienced chamber musician on both piano and violin. His qualifications include FRSM, BSc (Honours), and both Diplôme Supérieure de Composition and Diplôme Supérieure de Concertiste de Piano from the Ėcole Normale.