Deborah Humble2

Deborah Humble


Australian mezzo-soprano Deborah Humble resides in Germany and enjoys a busy international career. Known particularly for her contribution to the Wagner repertoire she has recently appeared in Ring Cycles with the State Theatres of Hamburg, Halle and Ludwigshafen in Germany, the Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari, Italy, Opera Australia in Melbourne, Hong Kong Philharmonic in China and the Saffron Opera Group in the UK. In 2015 she made her role debut as Branngaene in Tristan and Isolde in Mexico City, sang in Mahler's 8th Symphony in Singapore, Verdi's Requiem at the Sage Concert Hall, UK, Beethoven's 9th Symphony in Hong Kong, appeared as a Flowermaiden in Parsifal with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra conducted by Andris Nelsons and as Erda in Siegfried at Boston Symphony Hall conducted by Benjamin Zander.

She performed Elgar’s Sea Pictures at the first German English Music Festival and in Heinemann’s Symphony No.1 in Minsk, Ukraine. Future appearances include her role debut as Venus in Tannhauser in Edinburgh, Erda in Siegfried in Hong Kong, Grimgerde in Die Walkuere in the UK, Mozart Requiem with Queensland Symphony Orchestra and solo recitals in London, Hamburg and the Sydney Herald Sun and Glebe Music Festivals in Sydney. Her recordings include Clarissa in The Love for Three Oranges by Chandos with Opera Australia, a complete Der Ring des Nibelungen recording with Oehms with the Hamburg State Opera and most recently she received rave reviews for her interpretation of Erda in Das Rheingold for Naxos with the Hong Kong Philharmonic.