Julian Tear

Julian Tear’s professional career began after completing his studies at Well’s Cathedral School and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1983, where he was winner of the gold medal. Since then he has combined a career as both soloist and chamber musician and appears regularly with many of London‘s leading chamber orchestras. He has led the Bournemouth Sinfonietta and was a member of the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields for twelve years. He is associate leader of the Britten Sinfonia and frequently appears as guest leader of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic. Julian has also made solo appearances with a number of orchestras including the Britten Sinfonia and the Academy and has appeared in chamber music recitals at venues such as the Wigmore Hall and the Bath Festival. He is leader of the City of Oxford Orchestra