Deborah-Davison

Deborah Davison

Mezzo-soprano

Deborah Davison was born in Belfast and studied at Cardiff University and the RAM. She spent several seasons in the Glyndebourne Chorus before joining ENO.

Currently for ENO: Olga The Merry Widow

Previously for ENO: Third Lady The Magic Flute, Inez The Gondoliers, Novice Suor Angelica, Bridesmaid Der Freischütz, Sister Claire The Carmelites and Nurse Boris Godunov, and understudied many roles, including Suzuki, Olga Eugene Onegin, Amastris Xerxes, Third Lady, Anna The Trojans, Secretary Nixon in China, Diana Dream/Dolores Dolores On the Town, Old Lady Candide, Innkeeper Boris Godunov and Maurya Riders to the Sea.

Career Highlights

Deborah has also sung roles with Kentish Opera, St Albans Chamber Opera and Opéra de Baugé. She has appeared in concert both in the UK and abroad, has performed Elgar’s Sea Pictures and Brahms’s Alto Rhapsody with the Studio Symphony Orchestra, Belfast, and given many song recitals, several of which have been recorded for BBC Radio Ulster.

She currently studies with Gary Coward and enjoys the opportunity to encourage music-making in young children through her own teaching.

Last updated: 25th January 2019