Personal profile

Personal profile

Dr. Deborah Dalton is a mezzo-soprano and native of San Antonio. She holds degrees in vocal performance from Trinity University in San Antonio, the Cleveland Institute of Music and the University of Texas at Austin. She had additional training at Seagle Music Colony in New York, the Wesley Balk Institute in Minneapolis and the American Institute of European Studies in Vienna, Austria.

Directing credits include "La Traviata", "Susannah", "The Bartered Bride", "Cavalleria rusticana", "Die Fledermaus", "The Merry Wives of Windsor", "The Marriage of Figaro", "Gianni Schicchi" and "The Magic Flute."

Dalton's performance credits include solo performances with the San Antonio Symphony, Victoria Bach Festival, Laredo Philharmonic, Texas All-State Choir and Texas Bach Choir.

She has performed many operatic roles, including:

  • Madame Flora in "The Medium" (Menotti)
  • Jezibaba in "Rusalka" (Dvorak)
  • Dorabella in "Così fan tutte" (Dorabella)
  • Miss Todd in "The Old Maid and the Thief" (Menotti)
  • and Zita in "Gianni Schicchi" (Puccini).

Her oratorio repertoire includes the alto solos in:

  • Brahms "Alto Rhapsodie"
  • Bach B "Minor Mass" and "St. Matthew Passion"
  • Mendelssohn "Elijah"
  • Verdi "Requiem"
  • Mozart "Mass in C"
  • and Rossini "Petite messe solennelle."

She also enjoys performing in musical comedy. Favorite roles include:

  • Madame Armfeldt in "A Little Night Music"
  • Eulalie Shinn in "The Music Man"
  • Mother Abbess in "The Sound of Music"
  • Bloody Mary in "South Pacific"
  • Reno Sweeney in "Anything Goes"
  • Sister Hubert in "Nunsense" and "Nunsense II"
  • and Nettie Fowler in "Carousel."

Related documents

  • CV

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    Type: CV