Julian Pike

Head of Vocal & Operatic Studies

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

An accomplished tenor, Julian Pike toured extensively in the UK and Europe before embarking on his teaching career. He has performed with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and was chosen by legendary theatre director Peter Brook to sing Don Jose in his famous production of Carmen (1982). He later created the central role of Michael in Donnerstag aus Licht (1985) for the eminent composer Karlheinz Stockhausen, with whom he enjoyed a close working relationship.

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