Deborah Fox began her musical career as a classical guitarist and was twice named a Young Artist of the Year by Musical America. Now a lutenist with a span of repertoire ranging from Medieval to Baroque music, she has performed at early music festivals in North America, including the Carmel Bach Festival, and with many of the major early music ensembles in the United States and Canada. Her experience in Baroque opera includes continuo playing with Opera Atelier in Toronto, Glimmerglass Opera, Opéra de Montréal and Spoleto USA among many others.
She received the Certicate of Advanced Studies in Early Music at London’s Guildhall School of Music, specialising in the improvised accompaniment practices of the 17th century. She was a prizewinner in the Case Western Reserve University Baroque music competition for performance and scholarship. Her teachers have included Paul O’Dette and Nigel North.
Deborah is the Founder and Artistic Director of Pegasus Early Music, an early music concert series in Rochester, NY. She is a member of the Baroque chamber music ensemble Fioritura and has been a Teaching Artist for the Aesthetic Education Institute.
Deborah has played for Fairy Queen (2003), Orfeo (2004), Juditha Triumphans (2007), David & Jonathan (2008) and Ormindo (2009) for Pinchgut Opera.
This bio taken from the last program in which Deborah appeared.
Pinchgut Opera acknowledges the Gadigal people of the Eora nation, the first story-tellers and singers of songs. We pay our respects to elders past, present, and emerging.