Julia Vohralik has had a varied career of performing chamber music, playing for the country’s leading orchestras, theatre, dance and opera companies and working in education. She studied Music at Cambridge University alongside cello lessons with William Pleeth. After graduating she joined the Live Music Now Scheme with pianist Malcolm Martineau, taking music into hospitals, hospices and schools. For many years she performed throughout the UK as a member of Jeux, the chamber group featuring harp repertoire and she toured Japan, USA and Europe with the Hilliard Ensemble performing Arvo Part’s Passio. She has been a member of the Halle and the Royal Ballet Sinfonia and has worked extensively with the Royal Shakespeare Company, enjoying many memorable productions and teaching Helen Mirren to mime playing the viola da gamba!
Julia is currently a member of the prestigious Britten Sinfonia, works regularly with English National Opera and teaches in Canterbury. This year she is performing Haydn’s C major Concerto in Sandwich and is pursuing her work with music and movement.