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Deborah Peake-Jones

Soprano

Biography

Australian soprano Deborah Peake-Jones is a member of the Royal Opera Chorus, which she joined in 1999.

Peake-Jones studied at the Elder Conservatorium, University of Adelaide. Early engagements included Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro) for Victoria State Opera and Barbarina (Le nozze di Figaro) for Opera Australia at the Sydney Opera House. She moved the UK in 1992, going on to sing roles including Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro), Pamina (Die Zauberflöte), Zerlina (Don Giovanni), Despina (Così fan tutte), Hanna Glawari (Die lustige Witwe) and Caroline (The Fairy Queen, English National Opera). She completed a postgraduate diploma at the Royal College of Music in 1997.

Peake-Jones’s solo performances with The Royal Opera include in Der Rosenkavalier, Turandot, La rondine, Jenůfa, Lohengrin, Die Zauberflöte, Rigoletto and The Cunning Little Vixen. She appeared as a soloist in BBC1’s ‘Classic Café’, broadcast weekly during the 1999/2000 Season.