Julius Zeman was born in Vienna in 1998. He received his grammar school education at the Schottengymnasium in Vienna. In June 2020 he finished his organ and piano studies at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg with Prof. Heribert Metzger and Prof. Jean-Pierre Faber with distinction. At the same time he has been studying conducting with the Professors Bruno Weil, Ion Marin and Reinhard Goebel.
During the season 2020/21 Julius Zeman will appear as a conductor, pianist and organist (in the Musikverein Graz, the Casa da Música Porto, the Konzerthaus Blaibach, the Basilika Sonntagberg, a.o.).
During the corona lockdown he performed in many TV- and livestream-concerts, for example with the violonist Emmanuel Tjeknavorian on Mozarts own original instruments for the TV-show of the Mozartwoche Salzburg/Wir spielen für Österreich which was proadcasted by ORF/3Sat.
For the new production of Massenet's opera Thaïs at the Theater an der Wien (January 2021, Peter Konwitschny/director, Leo Hussain/conductor), Julius Zeman was engaged as study director and assistant conductor.
Julius Zeman regularly performs with artists such as Claire Elizabeth Craig, Michael Kraus, Rainer Trost, Emmanuel Tjeknavorian, Erwin Ortner and Leopold Hager.
As a répétiteur and accompanist in concerts Julius Zeman collaborates with renowned choirs such as the Arnold Schönberg Chor (Vienna), the Wiener Singverein and the Salzburger Bach Chor (Salzburg Festival).
Julius Zeman’s paper on the libretto of Ludwig van Beethoven’s Fidelio was published by the University of Freiburg. He is currently working on a paper on Gustav Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde which he also plans to publish.
He has been listed as a Bösendorfer Artist since May 2018.