Julius Zeman

Julius Zeman, born 1998 in Vienna, completed a humanistic education at the Vienna Schotten highschool. At the same time he completed the preparatory course for organ at the Mozarteum Salzburg University and was taught piano lessons by Prof. Walter Fleischmann in Vienna. He is currently studying orchestral and choral conducting at the Mozarteum with professors Bruno Weil, Reinhard Goebel and Karl Kamper, organ with Prof. Heribert Metzger and lied accompaniment with Prof. Jean-Pierre Faber. Repeatedly (including the Salzburg Cathedral, Brucknerhaus Linz, Harnoncourt Days in the Attergau, KulturKontakt Eppan) he appeared as a piano accompanist, organ and piano soloist. The 2019 season brings Julius Zeman a series of recitals with the soprano Claire Elizabeth Craig and the tenor Rainer Trost, with which he will bring the rarely heard work "Travel Guide from the Austrian Alps" by Ernst Krenek to the performance. As the first public conductor, Julius Zeman performed on 19 March 2019 as part 

of a concert of  Mozarteum conducting class, the first movement of Gustav Mahler's 5th Symphony in the Stadttheater Wels. Another focus is Julius Zeman's harpsichord and basso continuo. Among other things, he recently designed the recitatives of Haydn's oratorio The Seasons at Casa da Musica, Porto, during a performance with the Orquestra Sinfónica do Porto Casa da Música under the baton of Leopold Hager with whom he has a strong connection as a student and musical partner. In May 2019 he was a soloist in J. S. Bach's 5th Brandenburg Concerto, in a performance under the baton of Reinhard Goebel at the Mozarteum. In cultural studies Julius Zeman dealt with the dramaturgy of the opera Fidelio by Ludwig van Beethoven - printed in the University of Freiburg sheets - and with Gustav Mahler's Song of the Earth, a work that is also planned for printing.

As in May 2018 Julius Zeman is a Bösendorfer Artist.