Italian cellist Deborah Walker is a new music performer and improviser based in Berlin. She is interested in multiple forms of music creation related to the exploration of sound and interaction with other art forms.
She has played at many festivals such as Tectonics, Italia Wave, ZKM, Centre Pompidou, and tours regularly in International venues and Festivals. She is a member of the French ensemble Dedalus and of the improviser orchestra ONCEIM. She has premiered solo works of composers like Pascale Criton, Éliane Radigue, Philip Corner and Phill Niblock. For more than 15 years, she has perfored regularly in duo with violinist Silvia Tarozzi. Their repertoire includes both contemporary and experimental works, as well as transcriptions of Italian traditional folk songs.
After receiving a Masters in Music and sound composition at the University of Paris 8, Deborah completed a PhD at the University of Lorraine on the work of Fluxus artists in Italy, with a focus on the American cellist Charlotte Moorman.
She released her first solo album, Starflux, in 2020 on the Elli Records label out of France.