Julia Kent

Upcoming shows

January 5th, 2017

Julia Kent will perform live in Massimiliano Finazzer Flory’s “Essere Leonardo Da Vinci” in Parma at Teatro Regio on 17 February. And will open for Lubomyr Melnyk in Lugano on 23 March. More shows to be announced soon!


November/December Shows

November 8th, 2016

Julia Kent will play solo shows in Portugal on 16 and 17 November:

16 November: Lisbon: Igreja dos Ingleses (with Joana Guerra)

17 November: Leiria: Leiria: Museu de Leiria

and in Athens, Greece, on 26 November at St. Paul’s Anglican Church.

Plus she will perform live with Balletto Civile in “Before Break,” a dance work inspired by Shakespeare’s “Tempest,” on 23 November at Teatro Comunale di Bolzano, 30 November and 1 December at Teatro della Tosse in Genova, and 3 December at Teatro Due in Parma.

Design: Alicia Billon

Design: Alicia Billon

fall show update

September 6th, 2016
photo: Jan Rijk/Dutchpix

photo: Jan Rijk/Dutchpix

Julia Kent upcoming fall shows include:

16 September: Vicenza: Teatro Olimpico: Balletto Civile “Before Break”

18 September: Leuven: “The Sound of C: Cello Day at Keizersberg

22 September: Torino: ISAO festival

12 October: Rennes: Maintenant festival

with more to come shortly.



July 23rd, 2016

While performing at Mutek in Montreal in June, Julia Kent spoke to FACT TV:

July Show Update

June 23rd, 2016

Julia Kent will play two more performances of Dominique Dumais’s “Naked” at Kevin O’Day Nationalballett Mannheim, on 28 June and 22 July.

With Stefano Pilia and Paolo Spaccamonti, she will perform a live soundtrack to Carl Theodor Dreyer’s “C’era una volta” in Torino at Palazzo Reale, 17 July:

Poster design: Bellissimo and the Beast

Poster design: Bellissimo and the Beast

Plus, two solo shows have just been confirmed for July:

2 July: Montecchio Unplugged
7 July: Orizzonti Verticali

Show Update

June 7th, 2016

June 11 in Düsseldorf Julia Kent will perform with percussionist Jens Düppe, visual artists Egbert Mittelstadt and Walter Padao, and dancer Birgit Gunzl for “Re:Loop,” an evening of multidisciplinary improvisation.


And she continues to appear live with Kevin O’Day Nationalballett Mannheim through July for Dominique Dumais’s “Naked.”

More solo shows to be announced shortly!

May Shows

April 24th, 2016

Julia Kent shows for May:

1 May: Utrecht: Fluister at De Helling with Field Rotation

3 May: Lisbon: Carpe Diem with Joana Guerra CANCELED

4 May: Leiria: Fade-in CANCELED

28 May: Dublin: Freemasons’ Hall with David Donohoe

31 May: Paris: Cafe de la Danse: opening for Elysian Fields

Plus I’ll be playing live with Nationalballett Mannheim for Dominique Dumais’s “Naked” on 29 April and  7 and 14 May.


photo: shazzula

photo: shazzula



Spring Shows

March 3rd, 2016

Julia Kent shows for March and beyond:

7 March: Berlin: Volksbühne, Roter Salon: solo + Barbara Morgenstern

11 March: Udine: Visionario: solo

12 March: Cagli: PSIC festival: solo + Paolo Spaccamonti

15 March: Hamburg: Ms Stubnitz: solo + Sontag Shogun

16 March: Aalborg: Huset: solo + Sontag Shogun

17 March: Copenhagen: Stengade: solo + Sontag Shogun

18 March: Stockholm: Fylkingen: solo + Sontag Shogun, Léo Dupleix/Henrik Olsson duo, Francisco Meirino, and Lise-Lotte Norelius/Johannes Bergmark duo

19 March: Sandviken: Kulturcentrum: solo + Sontag Shogun

20 March: Eskilstuna: Konstmuseum: solo + Sontag Shogun

22 March: Halmstad: Stadtsbiblioteket: solo + Sontag Shogun

23 March: Malmö: Inkonst: solo + Sontag Shogun

15 April: Ascoli Piceno: APP festival: solo + Form Ensemble, Mauro Ermanno Giovanardi Trio, Persian Pelican, and Sorge (Emidio Clementi and Marco Caldera)

1 May: Utrecht: Fluister at De Helling: solo + Field Rotation

Julia Kent will also play live for the 29 April premiere and subsequent performances of Dominique Dumais’s “Naked,” at Kevin O’Day Ballett Nationaltheater Mannheim.

Poster design: Thäila Khampo

Poster design: Thäila Khampo





January shows

January 18th, 2016

Julia Kent shows for January:

22 January: Torino: Cinema Massimo: live soundtrack to Carl Th. Dreyer’s “C’era una volta,” with Paolo Spaccamonti/Stefano Pilia/Julia Kent

23 January: Perugia: PostModernissimo: “C’era una volta,” with Paolo Spaccamonti/Stefano Pilia/Julia Kent

24 January: Viterbo: Biancovolta: “C’era una volta,” with Paolo Spaccamonti/Stefano Pilia/Julia Kent

26 January: Milano: Sotto la Sacrestia: Julia Kent solo

30 January: Reggio-Emilia: Red Noise: Julia Kent solo


Frost and Furrow

December 22nd, 2015

Julia Kent released a track, “Frost and Furrow,” as part of the Line of Best Fit’s Ho! Ho! Ho! Canada compilation; it’s available on Bandcamp as a free (or pay-as-you-wish) download.


There is a lot on the horizon for 2016, including a Scandinavian tour in March with Sontag Shogun.

In the meantime: all the best for the holidays and the new year!