Born in Freiburg, Germany, soprano Maacha Deubner studied in Hamburg with Judith Beckmann and has established herself as an excellent interpreter of 20th and 21st-century repertoire, documented on numerous CDs and radio productions.
Maacha Deubner has performed extensively in Europe and the USA, including appearances at the Berliner Festwochen, Göttingen Handel Festival, the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, Lockenhaus Chamber Music Festival (Austria), Wien Modern, NYDD Festival in Tallinn (Estonia), West Cork Chamber Music Festival (Ireland) and Lucerne Festival. At Carnegie Hall in New York she sang in the world premiere of Giya Kancheli’s Lament for violin, soprano and orchestra together with Gidon Kremer.
She collaborated with conductors such as Vladimir Jurowski, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Michael Gielen, Valery Gergiev, Kurt Masur, Andres Mustonen, and with the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, the MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden and Staats kapelle Berlin, the Philadelphia Orchestra, Ensemble Modern, and many others.
The Silvestrov-CD Leggiero, pesante with the Rosamunde Quartet received a Grammy Award nomination in 2003, and in 2007 her recording of Ernst Krenek’s opera Sardakai (Capriccio) with the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra was awarded the Echo Classical Award.