Mezzo Soprano Julie Randall Osborn has worked extensively in both contemporary and classical music idioms, and is actively pursuing her interest in experimental combinations of music and theater. She has collaborated with internationally recognized composers, ensembles, and directors, and has performed, among others, the roles of Hänsel, Dorabella, Hippolyta and Suzuki.
Born in Santa Monica, California, she holds a B.A. in music from University of California, San Diego and an M. M. in vocal performance from the music conservatory at the University of Southern California.
Julie Randall Osborn has sung in master classes with Marni Nixon, Frederica von Stade, Horst Günter, and Florence Quivar.
She has participated in various art, theater, and music festivals including the Berliner Biennale (2001), Stuttgart Filmwinter (2002), Eclat (2002), Rohkunstbau (2003), Stuttgart Staatsgalerie Kunstnacht (2001), Aspen Music Festival, Documenta (2002), and Darmstädter Sommerferienkurse (2002) — and in association with SurPlus, Sonor, Ensemble Modern, Ensemle Est!Est!Est!, and posttheater.
In November 2003 she will perform in the double role of Tania‚s mother/Betty Ford on a Koch recording of the contemporary opera Tania by Anthony Davis and in ‚ForeverNetwork‚ at the Hebbel Theater in Berlin.