Oksana Dyka

Soprano

Born in Ukraine, Oksana Dyka graduated at Kiev Conservatory in 2004, and from 2003 to 2007 she was the main soloist at Ukraine National Opera of Kiev.

In 2003 she won the third prize of the Marseilles International Opera competition, which landed her the part of Tosca at National Opera of Montpellier in March 2005.
Also in 2005, Oksana was higly acclaimed as Tosca at Estonian National Opera in Tallinn and at Dalhalla Opera Festival in Sweden (same production), and she made her debut as Desdemona in Verdi’s Otello at Estonian National Opera.

A very much appreciated intepreter of symphonic and chamber music, her early highlights include Don Carlo (Elisabetta) at Teatro Regio in Turin, Il Trovatore at Circuito Lombardo, Madama Butterfly at Queensland Opera in Brisbane.

She appeared on the main stages worlwide, such as Teatro dell’Opera in Rome, Teatro San Carlo, Oper Frankfurt, Semper Oper Dresden, Palau les Arts in Valencia, Opéra Bastille in Paris, Opéra de Montecarlo, Opernhaus Zürich, Metropolitan Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Royal Opera House.

Her repetoire includes Puccini’s masterpieces (Tosca, Turandot, Il Tabarro, Madama Butterfly, Il Trittico, La Fanciulla del West), Verdi’s (Un ballo in maschera, Aida, Simon Boccanegra, Il corsaro) Čajkovskij’s (Eugene Onegin, The Queen of Spades), Borodin’s (Prince Igor), Janáček (Jenufa).
In recent seasons, she obtained great reviews from public and critics singing a new production of Eugene Onegin in Los Angeles under the baton of James Conlon, Mefistofele in Montecarlo, Tosca in Frankfurt, Dresden and Valencia, Aida and Tosca at La Scala, Un Ballo in Maschera in Turin.

On the concert platform, she performed with Orchestra Sinfonica Verdi in New Year’s concerts (Verdi’s arias), with San Francisco Symphony in Shostakovich’s ring cycle from Jewish Folk Poetry, with Ljubljana Symphony Orchestra in Verdi’s Requiem, Britten’s War Requiem with Wiener Symphoniker Orchester.

Most recently, La Fanciulla del West at ABAO, Turandot at’Opera di Roma, in a new production of Ai Wei Wei, Tosca at Teatro San Carlo, Nabucco at Teatro Real de Madrid.

 

Gallery

Tosca: "Vissi d'arte"

Tosca's aria from Act II of Puccini's "Tosca" at the final dress rehearsal, at Metropolitan Opera.