Julian Close

Bass, UK

Noted as having “a rich voice that appears to come from the centre of the earth,” and simply, “a voice to die for,” Julian Close stands as one of the most critically acclaimed Basses in the UK, having performed at esteemed opera houses and venues throughout his career including The Royal Opera House at Covent Garden, English National Opera, Welsh National Opera, The Royal Albert Hall, Barbican Centre and Scottish Opera. In the US, he has appeared with The Metropolitan Opera, Washington National Opera, Minnesota Opera, and Pacific Symphony. He has made numerous television and radio broadcasts for the BBC.