Mezzo-Soprano Diana Tash appears internationally in both operatic roles onstage and as a featured soloist. Recent performances include Annina in La Traviata with the Pacific Symphony in 2014, followed by a performance of the “ Spirits of the Air” CD ( released in 9/14 on LML Records) with famed countertenor Brian Asawa in Guadalajara at the Festival de Mayo.
Performances with renowned composer Maria Newman on a Southern Collegiate Tour in 2013, also with pianist Armen Guzelimian in solo recitals for Santa Barbara Opera in December 2011 and at Carnegie Hall in 2008 as well as Los Angeles’s Zipper Hall in 2006, from which a live recording, “Diana Tash, In Recital” was released in 2009 with LML records.
Past performances with the Santa Barbara Choral Society in Handel’s Messiah in 2012, in Sacramento Opera’s Orlando as Medoro in 2010 and in Long Beach Opera’s Medea in February of 2011.
Ms. Tash’s mezzo stage work has been hailed as “radiant” by the Los Angeles Times and “skillful” by the New York Times. Other solo work includes Mendelssohn’s Elijah with the LA Master Chorale at the Walt Disney Concert Hall and Bernstein’s Jeremiah Symphony with the Akron Symphony in Ohio in 2009. Ms Tash was a Resident Artist with the LA Opera Company from 1992 to 96 singing with some of the major singers and conductors of our time. In a return to LA Opera in 2004 she sang Mercedes in Carmen with Mo. Placido Domingo, and sang with both San Diego Opera and Opera Pacific in 2006 and again in 2008 in Mozart’s Magic Flute. She has performed at the Aldeburgh Festival in England with Maestro Stuart Robinson and at the Aspen Festival with Maestro Lawrence Foster. Ms. Tash is a winner of the Western Regional Metropolitan Opera Finals.