Julia Kent


  • Upcoming Solo Shows

    Julia Kent will open for Lubomyr Melnyk in Lugano 23 March at Studio Foce, and play L.E.V. festival in Gijón, Spain, on 30 April.

    More solo shows to be announced soon!

    Photo of Julia Kent, cellist and composer, by Jacopo Benassi

    Photo: Jacopo Benassi

    • March 7th, 2017

    Upcoming shows

    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!

    • January 5th, 2017

    November/December Shows

    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

    • November 8th, 2016

    Fall Show Update

    Photo of Julia Kent, cellist and composer, by 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.


    • September 6th, 2016


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

    • July 23rd, 2016

    July Show Update

    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

    • June 23rd, 2016

    Show Update

    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!

    • June 7th, 2016

    May Shows

    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



    • April 24th, 2016

    Spring Shows

    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





    • March 3rd, 2016

    January shows

    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


    • January 18th, 2016