Russian-American soprano Inna Dukach has been praised for “an immediately appealing, youthfully rich and velvety voice.”
In the 2015-2016 season, Ms. Dukach appears with Florentine Opera as Rosalinde in Die Fledermaus. Last season included her debut with Anchorage Opera as Cio-Cio-San in Madama Butterfly, and a matinee performance of that role with Atlanta Opera, and returned to Pensacola Opera as Mimì in La bohème. In concert, her schedule included a season opening gala of Russian operatic repertoire with Dayton Opera, and also a New Year’s Eve concert with the Lancaster Symphony.
The soprano’s engagements in 2013-2014 included a role and company debut with Kentucky Opera as Amelia in Simon Boccanegra, the Dvorak Stabat Mater with the Albany Symphony, and the title role in Il segreto di Susanna with Boston’s Odyssey Opera. Her 2012-2013 season saw performances of Violetta in La traviata with Opera Omaha, as well as in concert with the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra, and Donna Anna in Don Giovanni with Toledo Opera.
Ms. Dukach’s 2011-2012 season included debuts with the Israeli Opera, as Nedda in Pagliacci; Dayton Opera, as Mimì in La bohème; Pensacola Opera, for her role debut as Cio-Cio-San in Madama Butterfly; and New Orleans Opera, as Nedda and the soprano soloist in Carmina Burana. She also returned to Opera Colorado, as Rosalba in Daniel Catán’s Florencia en el Amazonas, and appeared with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, as Mimì.
The soprano made her London debut at Royal Opera House, Covent Garden as Musetta in La bohème. She was chosen to sing the role of Mimì in La bohème for two consecutive seasons at New York City Opera, and recently returned to the role for her debut with Opera Colorado. She has also appeared as the Countess in Le nozze di Figaro for Hawaii Opera Theatre; Walter in La Wally with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam; Pamina in Die Zauberflöte for Opera Hong Kong; Liù in Turandot for the Savonlinna Opera Festival; Tatiana in Eugene Onegin with Opéra Lyra Ottawa; Violetta in La traviata with the Croatian National Opera; Dorotea in Conte’s Don Chisciotte with the Caramoor Festival; Donna Anna in Don Giovanni with both Orlando Opera and with Opera Carolina; Xenia in Boris Godunov for San Diego Opera; and Caroline Gaines in Margaret Garner with Opera Carolina.
She made her Alice Tully Hall debut with the American Symphony Orchestra as Aljeja in Janácek’s From the House of the Dead, and her Carnegie Hall debut in a program of Rutter’s Magnificat and Vaughan Williams’ Dona Nobis Pacem. Other concert highlights have included a concert of Gluck arias with Opera de Oviedo in Spain; the Beethoven Missa Solemnis with the Hartford Symphony; Strauss’ Vier Letzte Lieder with Theater Pforzheim in Germany; Songs of Yiddish Poetry, as well as the Verdi Requiem with the Brooklyn Philharmonic; the Dvorak Stabat Mater and Brahms Requiem with the Greenwich Choral Society; the Mozart Requiem with the Saratoga Choral Festival; Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the Smith College Orchestra at Carnegie Hall; and Barber’s Knoxville: Summer Of 1915 with Bay Shore Lyric Opera.
Inna Dukach received her Master’s Degree in Vocal Performance from Mannes College of Music, and her Bachelor’s Degree from Smith College.