Biography


Born in Russia, Julian's family—of Polish, Russian, and French origins—immigrated to the United States and settled in Boston in the 1990's where he was raised and educated.
He studied piano, harmony/counterpoint with his mother, Prof. Elena Lampert. 
Currently, Julian is based in Belgium. 

As Performer:

At 13, Julian gave his orchestral debut as soloist with conductor Roman Totenberg, and later with Victor Rosenbaum, both in Cambridge Massachusetts. This brought him to the attention of Richard Probst—former Director of Concerts & Artists at Steinway and Vice President of Harold Shaw Concerts.  Julian received guidance from Shura Cherkassky, Dorothy Taubman, Rudolf Serkin and Eliza Hansen who selected him for a Master-Course in Germany. Under Mr. Probst's auspices, Julian performed extensively throughout the United States, Western & Eastern Europe.
Performances include:

  • Marlboro Music Festival
  • The Scotia Festival of Canada—directed by Pierre Boulez
  • Amherst College; recitals of solo and chamber music. Harpsichordist with Amherst's Bach Festival Orchestra conducted by Blanche Moyse
  • Recitals at the Hall of the Kosciuzko Foundation of New York in festivals directed by David Dubal—broadcaster and Juilliard professor
  • New York concerto debut: Beethoven's Fourth Concerto with the Symphony of Westchester—Barry Charles Hoffman, conductor
  • Bendheim Performing Arts Center—New York
  • Diamond Chateau—Presidential Palace, St. Martin, by invitation of First Lady Josianne Fleming
  • Harvard University—Paine Hall
  • French Cultural Institute of Boston
  • Woods Hole Music Festival—Cape Cod summer series
  • Concert Series of DuQuesne University—Pittsburgh
  • Russia: The Scriabin Museum, The Gnessin Academy, Moscow State University
  • Biarritz Music Festival at The Regina—France
  • Miremonde Arts Concert Series, in performance with the Kopelman String Quartet—New York 

Radio and television appearances include WGBH—Boston, WCVB—Boston, WQED—Pittsburgh, and News-12 of New York. 

As Composer:

In 2016, Julian recorded the soundtrack to "Goddesses in The Loo" (directed by Jenilyn Rodriguez; due for release in 2018) in Belgium's Galaxy Film Studios. 
Currently, he is composing a flute concerto and a cycle of Lieder.

At Amherst College, Julian studied harmony for one semester with composer Lewis Spratlan—Pulitzer Prize winner. His composition career began with Ludmila & Oleg Protopopov, the gold-medalist Olympic Figure-Skating legends; Julian composed extensively for their performance tours.

Julian's skills as composer and orchestrator for Film/Television/Radio spans nearly four centuries of musical styles—from Renaissance/Baroque/Classical/Romantic genres, to the most modern developments within jazz, latin, and world music. He has scored three documentary films. 

After his debut in Pittsburgh, Julian met Fred Rogers—creator of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. During their subsequent friendship, Mr. Rogers inspired Julian to write music for children. Much of this music was often featured in the Music & Art workshops conducted by his mother, who founded the Lampert Center for Arts & Culture in Boston and New York.