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Deborah York

Singer details:

Voice: Soprano
Nationality: English
Year of Birth: 1964

About Deborah York:

Deborah York (born 1964 in Sheffield) is a classical soprano in concert and opera, teacher and conductor living in Berlin since 1996. She has British and German nationality.

York studied piano from the age of 6 with Avis Benn and studied singing from the age of 9 with Greta Rawson in Sheffield. Whilst at Aston Comprehensive School she studied percussion with Len Addy, playing in Rotherham Youth Orchestra and Killamarsh Silver Band. At the age of 16 she began singing lessons with Jean Allister in Leeds. She studied musicology at the University of Manchester, graduating with a First Class Honours Degree. She then went on to study singing for 1 year in London at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with Laura Sarti, after which she worked privately with Janice Chapman in London.

Her operatic career began with Mozart, singing Servilia for Glyndebourne Touring Opera and Barbarina at Covent Garden under Bernard Haitink. She then sang Donizetti at Covent Garden and for the Glyndebourne Festival Opera she premiered the role of Mirror in Harrison Birtwistle’s The Second Mrs Kong. She has appeared regularly at the Berlin State Opera and Bavarian State Opera. Her portrait of Anne Truelove in Stravinsky’s The Rake's Progress , recorded for Deutsche Grammophon with the London Symphony Orchestra and John Eliot Gardiner, was awarded a Grammy Award. Her recording of Mendelssohn's Midsummer Night's Dream with Claudio Abbado and the Berlin Philharmonic, The Last Concert, won the International Classical Music Award best orchestral category 2017.

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Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Anne, my dear Popularity:

Opera: Rake's Progress, TheComposer: StravinskyAct: 1.02

Type: recitativeVoice: T S BLanguage: English

Roles: Tom Rakewell/Anne Trulove/Father Trulove
2See see the flags Popularity:

Opera: Dido and AeneasComposer: PurcellAct: 3.03

Type: duetVoice: Mz MzLanguage: English

Roles: Sorceress/First Witch
3Ruin'd ere the set of sun Popularity:

Opera: Dido and AeneasComposer: PurcellAct: 2.05

Type: recitativeVoice: mezzoLanguage: English

Roles: Sorceress
4The Queen of Carthage Popularity:

Opera: Dido and AeneasComposer: PurcellAct: 2.03

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: English

Roles: Sorceress
5Our next motion Popularity:

Opera: Dido and AeneasComposer: PurcellAct: 3.04

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: English

Roles: Sorceress
6Goffredo, ecco il superbo Popularity:

Opera: RinaldoComposer: HandelAct: 3.12

Type: recitativeVoice: Mz/cT B TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Rinaldo/Argante/Goffredo
7Lascia ch'io pianga Popularity:

Opera: RinaldoComposer: HandelAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: countertenor or mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Rinaldo
8Cara sposa Popularity:

Opera: RinaldoComposer: HandelAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: countertenor or mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Rinaldo
9Il dolce suono Popularity:

Opera: Lucia di LammermoorComposer: DonizettiAct: 3.05-2

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Lucia
10Ah! tardai troppo Popularity:

Opera: Linda di ChamounixComposer: DonizettiAct: 1.09

Type: recitativeVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Linda
11O luce di quest'anima Popularity:

Opera: Linda di ChamounixComposer: DonizettiAct: 1.10

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Linda
12But ere we this perform Popularity:

Opera: Dido and AeneasComposer: PurcellAct: 2.06

Type: duetVoice: Mz MzLanguage: English

Roles: First Witch/Second Witch
13Every wearied body Popularity:

Opera: Rake's Progress, TheComposer: StravinskyAct: 3.25

Type: duetVoice: B SLanguage: English

Roles: Father Trulove/Anne Trulove
14Anne, my dear Popularity:

Opera: Rake's Progress, TheComposer: StravinskyAct: 3.24

Type: recitativeVoice: B SLanguage: English

Roles: Father Trulove/Anne Trulove
15Ecco, German, la cruda Popularity:

Opera: RinaldoComposer: HandelAct: 3.13-1

Type: recitativeVoice: cA B S Mz/cT S TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Eustazio/Argante/Armida/Rinaldo/Almirena/Goffredo
16Ahi, vista troppo dolce Popularity:

Opera: Orfeo, L'Composer: MonteverdiAct: 4.10

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Euridice
17Whence could so much virtue spring Popularity:

Opera: Dido and AeneasComposer: PurcellAct: 1.06

Type: duetVoice: Mz/S SLanguage: English

Roles: Dido/Belinda
18Son nata a lagrimar Popularity:

Opera: Giulio CesareComposer: HandelAct: 1.20

Type: duetVoice: cA SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Cornelia/Sesto
19Caro bella piu amabile belta Popularity:

Opera: Giulio CesareComposer: HandelAct: 3.16

Type: duetVoice: S cA/Mz/cTLanguage: Italian

Roles: Cleopatra/Cesare
20Piangero la sorte mia Popularity:

Opera: Giulio CesareComposer: HandelAct: 3.04-2

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Cleopatra
21E pur cosi in un giorno Popularity:

Opera: Giulio CesareComposer: HandelAct: 3.04-1

Type: recitativeVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Cleopatra
22Now what was that? Popularity:

Opera: Rake's Progress, TheComposer: StravinskyAct: 3.06

Type: recitativeVoice: Mz S TLanguage: English

Roles: Baba the Turk/Anne Trulove/Sellem
23Haste haste to town Popularity:

Opera: Dido and AeneasComposer: PurcellAct: 2.13

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: English

Roles: Belinda
24Thanks to these lonesome vales Popularity:

Opera: Dido and AeneasComposer: PurcellAct: 2.10

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: English

Roles: Belinda
25I wished but once! Popularity:

Opera: Rake's Progress, TheComposer: StravinskyAct: 1.06

Type: quartetVoice: S T Br/B BLanguage: English

Roles: Anne Trulove/Tom Rakewell/Nick Shadow/Father Trulove
26Good people, just a moment Popularity:

Opera: Rake's Progress, TheComposer: StravinskyAct: 3.28

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: English

Roles: Anne Trulove/Tom Rakewell/Father Trulove/Nick Shadow
27The woods are green Popularity:

Opera: Rake's Progress, TheComposer: StravinskyAct: 1.01

Type: duet,trioVoice: S T BLanguage: English

Roles: Anne Trulove/Tom Rakewell/Father Trulove
28Could it then have been known Popularity:

Opera: Rake's Progress, TheComposer: StravinskyAct: 2.11

Type: trioVoice: S T MzLanguage: English

Roles: Anne Trulove/Tom Rakewell/Baba the Turk
29Farewell, farewell for now! Popularity:

Opera: Rake's Progress, TheComposer: StravinskyAct: 1.08

Type: duetVoice: S TLanguage: English

Roles: Anne Trulove/Tom Rakewell
30Gently little boat Popularity:

Opera: Rake's Progress, TheComposer: StravinskyAct: 3.23

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: English

Roles: Anne Trulove
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