Soprano, Diana McVey, is an artist whose consummate skills as both a singer and an actress are quickly making her highly visible in opera, oratorio and as soloist with symphony orchestras. The beauty of her voice and intelligent artistry have also made her a much sought after artist for both the standard repertoire and new works. She has become known for her riveting and moving portrayals of Violetta in La Traviata and Lucia in Lucia Di Lammermoor. She has sung leading roles with Opera Tampa, Opera Columbus, Lake George Opera Festival, Jacksonville Lyric Opera, Treasure Coast Opera, Opera Naples, Light Opera Oklahoma, Ocean State Lyric Opera, the Salt Marsh Opera Company, Boston Academy of Music, Rhode Island Philharmonic and Opera Providence among others.
She was an apprentice artist with both the Sarasota Opera Company, where she covered the role of Olympia in The Tales of Hoffman, and the Lake George Opera Festival where she covered the role of Konstanze in The Abduction from the Seraglio. She has appeared as soloist with the Helena Symphony, Florida West Coast Symphony, the Pioneer Valley Symphony, the Longwood Symphony, the Rhode Island Philharmonic, the Albany Symphony, the New Bedford Symphony and the Rhode Island Civic Chorale and Orchestra, among others.
Recent engagements include productions of La Bohème and La Traviata with the Belleayre Music Festival, The Merry Widow and Cosi fan tutte with Opera Providence, Sir Michael Tippett’s A Child of Our Time with the Rhode Island Civic Chorale & Orchestra, Mahler’s Symphony No. 8 with the Helena Symphony, Faure’s Requiem and Vivaldi’s Gloria at Carnegie Hall, productions of La Rondine and The Merry Widow with Opera Tampa and Maestro Anton Coppola, Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass with the Rhode Island Civic Chorale & Orchestra, as well as at Carnegie Hall, Lucia in Lucia di Lammermoor with Salt Marsh Opera, a production of Die Fledermaus with Jacksonville Lyric Opera, productions of Candide and Pirates of Penzance with Light Opera Oklahoma, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 the New Bedford Symphony, productions of La Cenerentola and Turandot with Opera Columbus, Carmina Burana and Bachianas Brasileiras No.5 for soprano and eight cellos with the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra, and the Four Last Songs of Strauss with the Greater Bridgeport Symphony. Upcoming engagements include a Die Zauberflöte with Opera Omaha, Brahms Requiem with the Helena Symphony, Mozart’s Requiem with the Missoula Symphony, a concert appearance with the New Bedford Symphony, Mahler Symphony No. 4 with the Pioneer Valley Symphony, and Le Nozze di Figaro with Florentine Opera.