A sense of poetry, of alternate spontaneity and restraint, a profound understanding of structure and a true awareness of sound…these are some of the rare qualities he demonstrates.
© Marine Godts
Named BBC Music Magazine’s 2018 Revelation of the Year, Julien began learning the piano at the age of 5 and performed for the first time at the Salle Cortot (Paris) at the age of 7.
He was spotted in January 2013 by Maria João Pires during an advanced course at the Cité de la Musique (Paris). She then invited him for an artistic residency at the Chapelle Musicale Reine Elisabeth in Belgium.