Deborah Spanton

Debs studied Music and Sound Recording (Tonmeister) at the University of Surrey, graduating with an BMus Honours degree. As part of her degree she took an industrial placement year at K&A Productions and following her graduation Debs joined the team full time.

Debs has engineered recordings with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra, Marin Alsop, Julia Fischer, Roderick Williams and many other artists - for a variey of different labels including Warner, Naxos and Hyperion. She has experience engineering in many London venues, such as Abbey Road studios, Air studios and the Royal Festival Hall, but also in venues across the world - Amare (The Hague), L'Auditori (Barcelona), and Le Nouveau Siècle (Lille).

Alongside engineering recording sessions, Debs is responsible for Dolby Atmos mixing, audio mastering and DVD/Blu-ray authoring at K&A. 

Outside of work, she'll either be found playing bass, walking her very energetic border collie or drinking a beer.

Debs

Company Director
Sound and Mastering Engineer
Video Engineer
DVD and Blu-ray Authoring

Recent Credits and Projects

Credit - Recording Engineer

Mahler: Symphony No. 8 'Symphony of a Thousand'

Vladimir Jurowski / London Philharmonic Orchestra / London Philharmonic Choir / Choir of Clare College / London Symphony Chorus / soloists

London Philharmonic Orchestra

Jurowski conducts Mahler 8

Download Deborah's full list of credits here.

Reviews

‘They [Lille National Orchestra] have been captured in a perfectly balanced and detailed recording of superb quality. A disc with my total recommendation.’

David Denton - David's Review Corner, November 2021

PIERNÉ, G.: Ramuntcho Suites Nos. 1 and 2 / Cydalise et le Chèvre-pied Suites Nos. 1 (excerpts) and 2

Lille National Orchestra / Darrell Ang

Naxos

Pierne - Naxos 8.573609

‘It’s an impressive achievement, not just from the performers, but also the recording team, who’ve captured the soloist’s movements which is such an important element of the experience’.
Andrew McGregor, BBC Radio 3 Record Review, February 2016

Julian Anderson: In Lieblicher Bläue; Alleluia; The Stations of the Sun

Vladimir Jurowski / London Philharmonic Orchestra

London Philharmonic Orchestra