Julian Wagstaff is a composer of classical music and music theatre. He lives in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK) where he is also active as a writer, arranger and guitarist (rock / musical theatre). He currently holds the post of Composer in Residence at the School of Chemistry, Edinburgh University, where he is working on a new piece of music theatre to celebrate 300 years of chemistry at Edinburgh.
Julian's other major current project is a planned UK tour of his chamber opera The Turing Test, about two rival scientists locked in a battle to be the first to build a truly intelligent machine. Click Here to visit the website at www.turingtestopera.com. Media professionals can access visual and other resources on Julian's press page: www.julianwagstaff.com/press.
Julian's work includes chamber music, symphonies, musicals and opera and is frequently performed in Scotland and beyond. A new concert version of Julian's stage musical John Paul Jones (set during the American Revolution) was recently performed by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Consort of Voices and guest soloists at the Queen's Hall, Edinburgh (September 2010). Click Here for more information.
This official website (julianwagstaff.com) contains information on most of Julian's music, including MP3 sound files, perusal scores and programme notes, plus links and information on past and future performances. Full contact details can be found on the Contact page.
Julian Wagstaff is published by Europa Edition Ltd, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Julian writes, records and performs rock music under the name Jules Reed. His CD Five Songs for Your Consideration is available now - click Here for the website.
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