“I feel tremendously lucky to be able to earn my living playing the piano. I am constantly stretched and stimulated by the music I play and I’m inspired by many marvellous friends and colleagues with whom I share the platform. I am very privileged.”
“Julius Drake, the nonpareil collaborative pianist.”
– The New Yorker, May 2018
Julius Drake has received a nomination from the International Classical Music Awards under the “Choral Album” category for his work on the album Dvořák: Stabat Mater. The finalists of the awards will be known by December 16, and the ICMA winners will be...read more
Julius Drake and Christoph Prégardien were Presented with the Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritic
Julius Drake and Christoph Prégardien were presented with the Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritic onstage Wigmore hall by Eleonore Buening. Here they are after in the famous Green Room of Wigmore Hall, honoured to receive this for their Schubert disc,...read more
Julius Drake is to feature in a series of concerts in New York over the coming months. He will be performing with acclaimed singers at the 92nd Street Y in a series that celebrates Beethoven in the 250th anniversary of the composers birth, Beethoven and...read more
“Over the last few years, since the inauguration of Temple Song in 2006, I have performed in the glorious Middle Temple Hall with an array of the best singers in the world, most of them discovering the hall for the first time…”
“Middle Temple Hall, the setting for a first-rate concert series, is one of those London spaces that would make a tourist swoon. With its suits of armour and coats-of-arms it seems the perfect setting for stirring songs of martial derring-do.”
– Ivan Hewitt, The Daily Telegraph, 2015
Professorships & Masterclasses
Julius Drake holds a Professorship at Graz University for Music and the Performing Arts in Austria, where he has a class for song pianists and is a Professor at the Guildhall School of Music in London. He is regularly invited to give master classes worldwide; recently in Aldeburgh, Brussels, Utrecht, Cincinnati, Toronto, Minneapolis, Ann Arbor, Vienna and at the Schubert Institute in Baden bei Wien.
Julius Drake is represented worldwide by IMG Artists.