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Lindemann Young Artist Development Program

Deborah Robertson

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Deborah Robertson is a pianist from Missouri currently in her first year in the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program. This season, she played and conducted the Program's Patron Concert of opera scenes, annual spring recital series held at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, and the Met Orchestra Workshop. She and fellow Lindemann Artists participated in the annual exchange program with the Académie de l'Opéra National de Paris, culminating in a concert at the Opéra Bastille. Recent operatic engagements include The Rape of Lucretia with the Merola Opera Program, Carmen with the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra, Don Giovanni at Opera Williamsburg, and Dialogues des Carmélites and Gregory Spears's Fellow Travelers at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. An avid recitalist, she has collaborated extensively with local and academic organizations to produce innovative programs that are accessible to all audiences. Most recently, she worked with curators Carrie-Ann Matheson and Nicholas Phan on a program titled Metamorphosis: Recovery, Renewal, and Rebirth as part of her tenure in the Merola Opera Program. Notable accolades include third place at the 2021 NOLA Chamber Fest and the National Federation of Music Clubs' Virginia Allison Collaborative Award. She is an alumna of the Merola Opera Program at San Francisco Opera, Opera Fest Sewanee, the Collaborative Piano Summer Institute, and the Young Artist Vocal Academy at Houston Grand Opera. She holds degrees in piano from Brigham Young University and Louisiana State University, where she graduated with honors, and an Artist Diploma in Opera Coaching from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.


Springfield, Missouri

Met Debut

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