Julia Lagahuzère is co-founder and Director General of Opera for Peace. She is also Founder of Circular Culture, linking Performing Arts with Circular Economy.
Femme de Culture 2020
Named “Femme de Culture 2020”, Julia Lagahuzère is Co-founder and General Director of the non-profit organisation: Opera for Peace – Leading Young Voices of the World. This project is the largest international organization serving as a reference for young opera professionals around the values of diversity, equity, social justice, artistic excellence, affordable education, sustainability and innovation.
Working at the highest level, she was previously Deputy Casting Director of Opéra National de Paris in the two theatres of Opéra de Bastille and Palais Garnier. She is currently artistic consultant to the Queen Sonja International Music Competition in Oslo, Norway.
Julia has a passion for finding and helping to nurture young talent, and established a concert series in order to strengthen relations between the QSIMC and the top international young artist programs; notably in collaboration with the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow.
She has previously worked at the San Francisco Opera, Scottish Opera and Opéra de Limoges. She is a graduate of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London and Sussex University, a musicology scholarship recipient at the University of California, Berkeley, and holds a Masters degree in Opera and Visual Performing Arts from King’s College London, in collaboration with the BBC Proms.
She is Founder of Circular Culture, an original and ambitious initiative linking Performing Arts with Circular Economy values.
What I Do
Opera and Visual arts management