Julia Thornton first worked with Bryan Ferry on his As Time Goes By Tour 1999-2000. She opened the show with the Harp solo 'Chanson Dans La Nuit' and played harp and percussion throughout the show. She was asked to join the re-formed Roxy Music for their 2001 reunion tour as percussionist and occasional keyboards.
Julia plays harp on the instrumental track Ja Nun Hons pris on Bryan Ferry's 'Frantic, album and will join Bryan's band for the 'Frantic' 2002 tour.
Julia Thornton, attended the junior department of The Royal College Of Music from 1983 where she studied harp, piano & percussion. In 1990 she was awarded a scholarship to The Royal College Of Music and has subsequently pursued a busy career embracing orchestral ensemble and solo work which led to a number of radio appearances she has gained numerous awards for her achievements.
Julia's debut album 'Harpistry' is released on 29th September 2003.