Julius’s new CD with Nicky Spence, Timothy Ridout and the Piatti Quartet is one of the choices of the Gramophone Editor this month:

‘Celebrating another of the year’s musical anniversaries, Nicky SpenceJulius Drake and the Piatti Quartet present On Wenlock Edge & other songs by Ralph Vaughan Williams. This comprises authoritative performances of three of RVW’s most powerful vocal works, including The House of Life and, with the participation of violist Timothy Ridout, the Four Hymns.

Nicky Spence and colleagues deliver this set of Vaughan Williiams songs with the  passion and conviction of true storytellers’