The English tenor, Julian Stocker, graduated from York University where he gained a BA Hons degree in Music.
Julian Stockerís career involves a mixture of concert and recording work both as a soloist and choral singer, as well as performing in operas and musicals. As an oratorio soloist he has a wide repertoire ranging from early works such as Monteverdiís 1610 Vespers and George Frideric Handelís Messiah to 20th century music such as Benjamin Brittenís Saint Nicolas and Arvo Pärtís Passio.
Musical theatrical roles have included Fulbert in Kendal Kirklandís Eloise and Abelard at the Southwark Festival, and in modern opera he was the Samurai Warrior in Alejandro Vinãoís Rashomon, performing the work throughout Europe. Other operatic roles have included Pedrillo in Mozartís Abduction from the Seraglio (Holland Park Opera) and Caspar in Menottiís Amahl and the Night Visitors (Windsor Castle).
Julian Stocker is a full time member of the Westminster Abbey Choir, The English Concert, The Cardinallís Musick and Vocem Electric Voice Theatre as well as appearing regularly with the BBC Singers, The Tallis Scholars (Director: Peter Phillips), The Sixteen, The Geoffrey Mitchell Choir, Opus Anglicanum and European Voices under Sir BBC Singers.
As an experienced recording artist Julian Stocker has appeared on several award winning discs, most notably with The Cardinallís Musick. He has also given recitals of French and English song and German Lieder.
Julian Stocker lives in Hertfordshire.