Interview

Where do I come from
The French part of Switzerland
Why do I sing?
Vital necessity.
And what do I like apart from singing?
Literature. Yoga. Contemporary art. Mountains.
My own personal musical highlight?
My high school diploma dissertation. I executed a project for soprano, string quartet and piano on my own, from the artistic to the organisational aspects. I sang works of Poulenc, Fauré, Chausson and Kurt Weill. That was my own creation.
My motto?
Do not expect from others that which you do not expect from yourself.

Biography

Julie Catherine Eggli was born in 1999 in Switzerland and started piano lessons at an early age, as well as singing in the choir of „Maîtrise du Conservatoire de Lausanne”. Since being 9 years old, she received voice lessons from Dorothea Christ. In 2015, she was accepted for the Pre-College program at the Conservatoire de Lausanne, joining the class of Stephan Macleod. Since spring 2016 she received additional voice lessons with Michèle Moser in Genève.
Julie Catherine Eggli took part in choir projects with Henri Farge, Philippe Huttenlocher, and John Duxbury and participated in various concerts as a soloist as well, such as the Orchestre des Jeunes professionnels de la Suisse Romande, or within the scope of the „Festival 4 Saisons” and the „Cully Classique Festival off”
Her special interest is to art song, old and new music, discovering unknown music pieces and literature.
She is designing own projects and programs, connecting literature and music with different casts.
Since winter semester 2017, Julie Catherine Eggli studies her degree in Bachelor of Arts (voice) in the class with KS Prof. Christiane Iven.
Simultaneously she is graduating her bachelor degree at the University Sorbonne in a correspondence course for literature.
In 2018, the young singer took part in a production of Leoš Janacek’s „Zápisník zmizelého” (The Diary of One Who Disappeared) at the Theaterakademie August Everding, as well as the world premiere of „Der Club der Metzger” (The Club of Butchers) by Hans-Henning Ginzel (in the scope of the „Faust” Festival Munich/Germany) and a production of „liminal space”, a cooperation by the University of Music Munich/Germany together with the „Münchner Biennale”.
Furthermore, she did a concert with the Ensemble Consonances in Genève under the direction of Mikhaïl Zhuravlev.