After four successful engagements with the company, Julian has been appointed to the position of Principal Conductor with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. As the company celebrates is 80th season in 2019 - 2020, Julian will begin his position on the artistic staff, conducting performances with orchestra in Winnipeg and on national and international tours.
After a successful debut in 2017, Julian has been re-invited to conduct two productions with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet during the 2018 / 2019 season. Working with renowned dancer and choreographer Lila York, he will kick off the RWB's season with a re-mounting of their critically acclaimed 2013 production, The Handmaid's Tale, with music by James MacMillan, Arvo Pärt, Alfred Schnittke, Andrzej Panufnik, Leonard Bernstein and John Corigliano. In 2019 Julian will close the RWB season with The Wizard of Oz, a new production co-commissioned by the RWB with a new score by composer Matthew Pierce.