Melbourne-born violinist, Julia Fredersdorff, studied baroque violin with Lucinda Moon at the Victorian College of the Arts, before travelling to the Netherlands to study with Enrico Gatti at The Royal Conservatorium, in The Hague.

Recently repatriated having been based in Paris for almost 10 years, Julia has freelanced with some of the finest European ensembles, such as Les Talens Lyriques, Les Folies Françoises, Le Concert d’Astrée, Le Parlement de Musique, Ensemble Matheus, Les Paladins, Il Complesso Barocco, New Dutch Academy and Bach Concentus.  In Australia, Julia is a regular member of the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, La Compañia and Ludovico’s Band and the Orchestra of the Antipodes.

Julia has participated in over 20 CD recordings for Virgin Classics, Deutsche Grammaphon, Accent, Accord, Naïve, Erato, Passacaille, Ambronay, Zig-Zag, ABC Classics and Tall Poppies. Passionate about chamber music, she is a founding member of Ironwood, with whom she tours and records extensively. Julia is founder and Artistic Director of the annual Peninsula Summer Music Festival on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, and teaches baroque violin at the conservatoriums of Sydney and Melbourne.

 

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