The German baritone, Julian Orlishausen, received his musical education in his early childhood in the Windsbacher Knabenchor. After graduation, he began in 2002 vocal studies at the Academy of Music in Würzburg, where he graduated in 2008 with a diploma for concert and musical theater and in 2011 completed the concert class exams. His first performances were at the University in Würzburg, where he sang the role of Don Giovanni in W.A. Mozart's opera of the same name, among other parts. He also participated in master-classes held by Cheryl Studer and Gerold Huber and in the master-class of Neue Stimmen 2010.
In 2008, Julian Orlishausen performed at the Deutsche Oper in Berlin under the direction of Daniel Klajner. In spring 2009, he made his debut as Périchaud in La Rondine by Puccini at the Leipzig Opera and at the Staatstheater Kassel in the role of the Fool in the opera The Secret Kingdom by Krenek. This was followed by his debut at the Theater Chemnitz as Marcello in La Boheme by Puccini (2009-2010 season) and as Count in The Poacher by Lortzing and finally at the Vienna Volksoper (2011-2012 season) as Edwin in Kálmán's Gypsy Princess, Dr. Falke in Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss, and Juan in Hans Werner Henze's opera The Miracle Theater. He is a regular guest of renowned festivals such as the Tyrolean Festival Erl, where he already appeared as Angelotti in Tosca by Puccini and as Wolfram and Biterolf in Wagner's Tannhäuser. In 2013 operatic engagements have taken him already as Dr. Falke (Fledermaus) and as Count of Eberbach (The Poacher) back to the Vienna Volksoper and as Sharpless in Madama Butterfly by Puccini to the Chemnitz Opera.
In addition to the opera a busy concert appearance is featuring the works of Julian Orlishausen. He has appeared in numerous major concert halls, including the Liederhalle Stuttgart, the German Opera Berlin, the Pollack Hall McGill University Montreal/Canada, the Philharmonic Hall Bamberg, the Alte Oper Frankfurt, the Philharmonie am Gasteig Munich, the Meistersingerhalle in Nuremberg, St. Gumbertus in Ansbach and the Konzerthaus Berlin. He worked with renowned orchestras such as the Würzburger Philharmoniker, Nürnberger Symphoniker, Bruckner-Sinfonie-Orchester Stuttgart, Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin, Münchner Symphoniker, Bamberger Symphoniker, Kammervirtuosen Berlin, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig and conductors such as Frank Beermann, Rolf Beck, Roger Epple, Roderich Kreile, Michael Sanderling, Daniel Klajner, Rudolf Bibl, Alfred Eschwé and Gustav Kuhn, just to name a few.