Deborah Sternberg is praised for her stage presence and radiance of tone. Recent performances include the soprano solo for the 2019 world premiere of Lera Auerbach’s Arctica with the National Symphony Orchestra and The Washington Chorus in the Concert Hall of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and presenting art songs of Lili and Nadia Boulanger, Lori Laitman, and Madeleine Dring with the Cantate Chamber Singers and Washington Master Chorale, respectively, among many other engagements.
Sternberg premiered the role of Piney in Andrew E. Simpson’s 2012 opera The Outcasts of Poker Flat, which was presented at the Capital Fringe Festival and the Kennedy Center Page-to-Stage New Play Festival.
Sternberg is a winner of the 2007 state competitions of the National Association of Teachers of Singing and has been featured as a soloist on recordings of the Cathedral Choral Society, the Cantate Chamber Singers, and the St. Catherine of Siena Choir.
She is currently a full-time artist with both the Washington Master Chorale and The Washington Chorus. Sternberg hails from New York, and holds degrees from the University of Maryland and Duquesne University. www.singingdeb.com