Julien Henric ©Marie Fady

   Born in Lyon, Julien Henric studied theater and opera singing in his hometown. In 2018, he was named révélation lyrique by ADAMI and won three prizes at the  Concours Jeunes Espoirs Raymond Duffaut. Continuing in this vein, he won 2nd prize and the melody prize at the Concours International des Symphonies d'Automne de Mâcon the following year. He graduated from the CNSMDL in 2020 and immediately joined the Jeune Ensemble of the Grand Théâtre de Genève for the 20-21 and 21-22 seasons, two first seasons marked by great artistic encounters. In 2022, he also won the 1st French Melody Prize and 3rd Opera Prize at the Concours International de Marmande.

Julien Henric has appeared at the Festival International d'Art Lyrique d'Aix-en-Provence and the Cologne and Hamburg Philharmonic Orchestras; at the Opéra National de Paris; at the Bergamo Donizetti Festival; at the Opera Grand Avignon; at the Opera National du Rhin; at the Athens City Music Theater Olympia; at the Opéra de Saint-Etienne ; at the National Music Auditorium of Madrid; at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées ; at the Opéra de Rouen; at the Festival d'Été des Nuits Lyriques de Marmande; and at Barcelona's Gran Teatre del Liceu, the Opéra National de Bordeaux, the Opéra Royal de Versailles and the Ravenna Festival

Over the years, he has worked with renowned directors such as Calixto Bieito, Jacopo Spirei, Mariame Clément, Ulrich Rasche, Daniel Kramer and Krzysztof Warlikowski. He also collaborates with great conductors such as John Nelson, Marc Minkowski, Stefano Montanari, Thomas Adès, Riccardo Minasi and Pierre Dumoussaud.

Julien Henric's 2023-2024 season is marked by numerous debuts: at the Salzburg Festival in Hamlet (Laërte), at the Haut-Carles festival in recital, at the Rainier III Auditorium in L’Ancêtre (Tébaldo) with the Palazzetto Bru Zane, at the Opéra de Tours for Rossini Stabat Mater (Solo tenor), at the Shanghaï Opera House in Carmen (Don José), at the Opéra de Toulon in Nabucco (Ismaele) and at the Teatro Regio Torino in Hamlet (Laërte).

He is also back to sing at the Grand Théâtre de Genève in Tristan und Isolde (Melot) and at Opéra de Rouen Normandie in Les Dialogues des Carmélites (Le chevalier de la force) as well as for a series of Massenet & Bizet melodies concerts.