Making her debut with the Helena Symphony’s performance of Mahler’s Eighth Symphony in 2012, Soprano Diana McVey returned during the 2012-2013 Season performance of Brahms’ German Requiem. Recognized as a versatile artist Ms. McVey is an artist whose consummate skills as both a singer and an actress have made her highly visible in opera, oratorio, and as a soloist with symphony orchestras. Noted for performances of “Violetta” in La Traviata and “Lucia” in Lucia Di Lammermoor, she has also performed 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.
In concert, Ms. McVey has appeared with the Florida West Coast Symphony, Pioneer Valley Symphony, Longwood Symphony, Rhode Island Philharmonic, Albany Symphony, New Bedford Symphony, Eastern Connecticut Symphony, Greater Bridgeport Symphony, and Rhode Island Civic Chorale & Orchestra, among others. In 2006, Ms. McVey made her Carnegie Hall debut performing Mozart’s Requiem and Coronation Mass, and traveled to Dubai, United Arab Emirates for a production of Carmen. In addition to several opera performances, Ms. McVey also performed Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, Fauré’s Requiem, and the Four Last Songs by Richard Strauss. Recent engagements include a production of Die Zauberflöte with Opera Omaha, 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.