Deborah Myers is one of the UK’s most gifted and successful opera singers and stage performers. She trained at the Royal Northern College of Music. She made her operatic debut as Nannetta in the acclaimed production of Falstaff with City of Birmingham Opera and her professional stage debut in the Covent Garden Festival production The King and I. Since her stage debut, Myers has played the lead role of Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady, and she won the role of Mary in Jesus Christ Superstar.
Myers is also a major label recording artist and has released one international album Deborah Myers on the world famous EMI label. The album went platinum and gold in Greece, Turkey, Norway, Israel and Cyprus. She has performed as a solo concert singer with some of the world’s leading symphony orchestras including the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Moscow State Orchestra, Berliner Philharmoniker Orchestra, The Venice Symphony Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Oslo Philharmonic and the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra. She has also performed in numerous international festivals and concerts as special guest artist alongside such internationally renowned artists as Jose Carreras, Bryn Terfel, Barbara Hendricks, Elaine Paige, Kiri Te Kanawa, Katherine Jenkins, George Dalarus, and Mario Frangoulis. Myers has also sung for notables such as the King and Queen of Greece at St. James Palace in London and in a prestigious charity concert for sitting U.S. President Bill Clinton.
In 2016 Myers has sung in Riga with the Latvian Symphony Orchestra for the Jumalia festival and has just finished a tour of Spain with the National Spanish Orchestra, culminating in a spectacular concert in Bilboa.
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