Julius Drake Signs with Askonas Holt

By Francisco Salazar

Julius Drake has signed with Askonas Holt for worldwide management.

With his new contract, Drake will be managed by Angelica Conner.

The English pianist is known for collaborating with such artists as Ian Bostridge, Sarah Connolly, Anna Prohaska, Sasha Cooke, and Gerald Finley.

His most recent recording of Janáček’s “The Diary of One Who Disappeared” with Nicky Spence won both a Gramophone Award and BBC Music Magazine Award. He recently curated a song series for Wigmore Hall, the Concertgebouw, New York’s 92nd Street Y, and Pierre Boulez Saaland has been Artistic Director of the Machynlleth Festival in Wales since 2009.

This season he will perform in Seoul and Daejeon with Ian Bostridge; in Barcelona and at Wigmore Hall with Catriona Morrison; and at the Schubertiadá Vilabertran with both Christoph Prégardien and Julia Kleiter. He also performs alongside Günther Groissböck at Wigmore Hall and the Prinzregententheater.