Julia Adolphe is a contemporary composer.


10/5/15 – James Conlon and the Cincinnati May Festival commission Adolphe to compose a 20 minute choral work to premiere in May 2016, Maestro Conlon’s final season after 37 years as the festival’s music director. Adolphe’s work will set five poems by Nahal Navidar.

6/15/15 – The New York Philharmonic releases its recording of Adolphe’s orchestral work “Dark Sand, Sifting Light” on their new album NYPHIL BIENNIAL 2014 > Available on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, and Spotify.


10/17/15 – Nine Lives
Ensemble Kamraton
7:30 PM @ Irma Freeman Center for the Imagination
Pittsburgh, PA

10/20/15Veil of Leaves
The Kahlo Quartet
6:30 PM @ Annenberg Community Beach House
Santa Monica, CA

1/10/16 – Excerpts from So Donia Speaks
Staged reading of opera libretto by Nahal Navidar
7 PM @ Coeurage Theatre Company
Los Angeles, CA

3/14/16Veil of Leaves and Between the Accidental
The Serafin String Quartet
8 PM @ Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall
New York, NY

5/10/16 – Excerpts from Donia
Chamber Music Palisades
8 PM @ St Matthew’s Episcopal Church
Los Angeles, CA

5/22/16 – New Choral Work (in progress)
Cincinnati May Festival Chorus
James Conlon, conductor
8 PM @ Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption
Covington, KY