Deborah York

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Deborah York
Born (1964-11-09) 9 November 1964 (age 52)
Education University of Manchester
Occupation Classical soprano

Deborah York (born 9 November 1964, in Sheffield[1]) is a British classical soprano in concert and opera, living in Berlin.


Deborah York studied voice at the University of Manchester, graduating with a First Class Honours Degree, and in London with Laura Sarti and Janice Chapman.[2]

She has appeared regularly at the Bayerische Staatsoper. For the Glyndebourne Festival Opera she premiered the role of Mirror in Harrison Birtwistle’s The Second Mrs Kong. Her portrait of Anne Truelove in Stravinsky’s The Rake's Progress, recording for Deutsche Grammophon with the London Symphony Orchestra and John Eliot Gardiner, was awarded a Grammy Award.

She took part in the project of Ton Koopman to record the complete vocal works of Johann Sebastian Bach with the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir.


  1. ^ IMDb Internet Movie Database bio
  2. ^ Deborah York on Bach Cantatas website

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