Julian Debreuil


‘Bass-baritone Julian Debreuil produced a beautifully resonant sound - almost overpowering for the size of the venue’ - Josephine Miles writing for Rhinegold Publishing (The Gardeners, a new opera by Robert Hugill at Conway Hall 2019)

‘Bass-baritone Julian Debreuil had real presence, using his vocal strength and vivid colour to convey absorbing immediacy’ - Claire Seymour writing for Opera Today (The Gardeners, a new opera by Robert Hugill performed at Conway Hall 2019)

‘Bass-baritone Julian Debreuil used his rich and powerful voice to great effect’ - Paul Grey writing for Reviews Gate (J. S. Bach Cantatas 21, 29 and Mass in G Minor, Birmingham Bach Choir & The Musical and Amicable Society 2018)

'Julian Debreuil sings Gremin’s aria with great authority’ - Peter Reed writing for Opera (Eugene Onegin, Opera Loki 2018)

‘Julian Debreuil’s performance of Prince Gremin’s aria in Act 3 is brilliantly sung and full of wonder' - Mary Grace Nguyen writing for The Cross-Eyed pianist (Eugene Onegin, Opera Loki 2018)

‘Julian Debreuil's warm Sarastro' - Ron Simpson writing for The Reviews Hub (Die Zauberfloete, OperaUpClose 2018)

'... the beautifully deep tones of Sarastro, sung by Julian Debreuil' - Daniel Perks writing for CultureByNight (Die Zauberfloete, OperaUpClose 2017)

'There's good stuff too from Julian Debreuil's sonorous bass' - Gary Naylor writing for Broadway World Review (Die Zauberfloete, OperaUpClose 2017)

'Julian Debreuil lends his sonorous, euphonic voice to the kind and wise Sarastro' - Verity Williams writing for LondonTheatres (Die Zauberfloete, Charles Court Opera 2017)

'High points of an exceptional evening include Julian Debreuil's Sarastro, his voice particularly stunning on the low notes' - John Watson writing for Shawsheet (Die Zauberfloete, Charles Court Opera 2017)

'Julian Debreuil had a stentorian voice and imposing presence' - Robert Hugill writing for Planethugill (Die Zauberfloete, Charles Court Opera 2017)

'Julian Debreuil sings emotively as Sarastro' - Maryam Philpott writing for The Reviews Hub (Die Zauberfloete, Charles Court Opera 2017)

'Julian Debreuil is a sturdy Briano' - Anna Picard writing for The Times (Aroldo, UCOpera 2017)

'A strong and clearly sung bass by Julian Debreuil' - Mark Ronan writing for Theatre Reviews (Aroldo, UCOpera 2017)

'Briano doesn't get any big solo but Julian Debreuil's sturdy bass made his presence felt' - Mark Pullinger writing for Backmesser's Quill (Aroldo, UCOpera 2017)

'Julian Debreuil is well-chiselled of voice' - Yehuda Shapiro writing for Opera Magazine / (Don Giovanni, Winslow Hall Opera 2016)

'This performance is dominated by Julian Debreuil who sings with power and sonority. His interpretation of this role is incredibly believable.' - Classic Toulouse (Don Giovanni, Le Theatre l'Italienne de Cherbourg 2015)

'Julian Debreuil stands out as an edgy Zuniga' - Fiona Maddocks wiring for The Guardian (Carmen, OperaUpClose 2015)

'A very good singer - a powerful, attractive sound with a great deal of vocal colour' - The Wagner Society, 2016