Julia Daramy-Williams

Julia Daramy-Williams was born in Singapore of African and Asian descent. She is an alumna of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, where she completed her training at bachelor’s, master’s levels, and at the Conservatoire’s Alexander Gibson Opera School.

During her training, Julia won numerous awards in internal competitions, including those in French Mélodie, Lieder and Russian Song, and generous scholarships through the Conservatoire and other trusts.

Since then, Julia was a member of English National Opera Chorus for seasons 2019 – 2021, and performed in the Olivier Award-winning Porgy & Bess Ensemble for both the English and Dutch National Opera companies.

Julia Daramy-Williams shone as the doomed Isolde amongst a strong cast

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Julia Daramy-Williams, a proud Iseut la Blonde, fatefully downing the spiked wine with David Horton’s muscular Tristan, were a well-matched pair of lovers

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...ideally poised Strawberry Woman

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...in a selection of Barber's warm songs, richly voiced by Julia Daramy-Williams…

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Career
highlights

  • Strawberry Woman, Porgy and Bess (Grange Park Opera);
  • Flopsy, Tod!;
  • Miss Austin, The Elephant Angel (Cromarty Youth Opera);
  • Second Young Nun, The Fiery Angel (Scottish Opera);
  • Young Woman, The Day After;
  • Iseut, Le vin herbé;
  • Giunone, Il ritorno d’Ulisse (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland).

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