Netherlands based Canadian soprano Anna-Julia David has performed several times as a soloist in the Lunchpauzeconcert Mise en Scene at Tivoli Vredenburg, Bach Cantatas Utrecht, Grachten Festival and Opera aan Zee Festival. She has also performed as a soloist with orchestra under the baton of Boudewijn Jansen (conductor of the Dutch National Opera). Along with her ensemble (Decameron Ensemble) she was a finalist of the Rheinsberg Hofkapelle Competition in Germany and the TARF Competition in Tel Aviv, Israel. In Canada, Anna-Julia has performed as a soloist for joint Schola Cantorem and Tafelmusik concerts. She has also participated in Masterclasses with Lynne Dawson, Peter Harvey, Ann Monoyios, Daniel Taylor, Margreet Honig and Rosemary Joshua. Anna-Julia made her opera debut with Opera Atelier in Toronto singing the role of Amour in Gluck’s Opera Orphée et Eurydice under the direction of Marshall Pynkoski.

Following her Opera Atelier debut role as Amour, Anna-Julia David has been praised as a “sparkling Amour” with a “soprano voice [that] rings throughout the theatre.” She has also been featured as Artist of the Week in the Canadian Opera Magazine as well as Sesay Arts Magazine, James Strecker Reviews the Arts and was interviewed by Ismaila Alfa on CBC Fresh Air Radio Program.