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Julia O'Riordan


Member since 2014

Hailing from Cork, Ireland, Julia O’Riordan moved to London in 2003 to study at the Royal Academy of Music under the tutelage of Maurice Hasson and Matthew Souter.

She went on to join the Tippett Quartet, with whom she recorded for Naxos, Signum, and Dutton Epoch to critical acclaim. As a chamber musician, Julia has performed at the Purcell Room, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Kings Place, The Sage, Bridgewater Hall and at the BBC Proms, as well as in Japan, Mexico and throughout Europe. She has also performed in many BBC Radio 3 broadcasts, including In Tune. Julia has had the great pleasure of collaborating with performers including Ashley Wass, Julian Bliss and Simon Crawford-Philips and the privilege of working with Peter Maxwell-Davies, Anthony Payne and Hugh Wood.

Julia has worked as Guest Principal and Co-Principal with orchestras including the Royal Opera House, English Chamber Orchestra and Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.