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Julian Wagstaff is a composer of classical music, opera and music theatre.

He lives in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK) where he is also active as a writer, arranger and guitarist.

Julian Wagstaff - Breathe Freely CD Cover
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A recording of Julian's recent short opera Breathe Freely is now available on the Linn Records label. The CD was produced and engineered by Calum Malcolm, conducted by Derek Clark and supported by Scottish Opera and the University of Edinburgh. The CD also features a recording of Wagstaff's piano trio A Persistent Illusion, and is now widely available through record stores and online outlets.

Julian's work includes chamber music, symphonies, songs, musicals and chamber opera and has been performed in Scotland, England, the USA, Belgium, Italy, Catalonia, Portugal, Australia, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Denmark and many other locations. Julian regularly works with Scotland's top professional ensembles - he has recently collaborated with Scottish Opera, Hebrides Ensemble, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, the Edinburgh Quartet, Consort of Voices and many more. Julian is also in demand as a teacher and as a speaker, particularly in relation to his musical works informed by the natural sciences, and has run numerous successful workshops with school and college students across Scotland.

This official website (julianwagstaff.com) contains information on most of Julian's music, including Listen to Julian Wagstaff's music 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.

Scottish classical music publisher Europa Edition

Julian's music is published by
Europa Edition Ltd,
Edinburgh, Scotland.

Jules Reed

Julian writes, records and performs rock music under the name Jules Reed, including with the Edinburgh band The Firrenes. His CD Five Songs for Your Consideration is available now - click HERE for the website.

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Major current projects:

Breathe Freely - a 'chemistry opera' by Julian Wagstaff

The Firrenes - Scottish Singer/Songwriter-based band feat. Jules Reed and Clare Cairns

John Paul Jones - epic musical about the American Revolutionary hero

The Turing Test opera - Support the UK Tour 2013!
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Catalogue of Works:

Scottish composer Julian Wagstaff - Catalogue of works

Click on the image above to download Julian's catalogue (12 page .pdf)