Jill and Allyn Risley/Kathleen Moore and Steven Homer Fellow
Musetta in selected performances of La bohème (Nov. 1m and 6m [Student Matinees], Nov. 8 [High School Night], and Nov. 11m). Third-year HGO Studio artist. Previously: Berta in The Barber of Seville and Clotilde in Norma (2018), Annina in La traviata and Dominique de Menil in the HGOco world premiere of Some Light Emerges (2017), and First Secretary in Nixon in China (2016). Ana María Martínez Encouragement Award winner in 2016 Eleanor McCollum Competition Concert of Arias.
About the Artist:
Yelena Dyachek has been seen at HGO as Berta in The Barber of Seville and Clotilde in Norma (2018), Annina in La traviata andDominique de Menil in the HGOco world premiere of Some Light Emerges (2017), and First Secretary in Nixon in China (2016). The third-year HGO Studio artist won the Ana María Martínez Encouragement Award in the 2016 Eleanor McCollum Competition Concert of Arias and was a Grand Prize winner in the 2016 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.Her other roles include Frau Von Daubek in the concert premiere of Thomas Morse’s Frau Schindler, the Composer in Ariadne auf Naxos, Vitellia in La clemenza di Tito, the title role in Iphigénie en Tauride, and Madama Cortese in Il viaggio a Reims at USC’s Thornton School of Music. With the Aspen Opera Center, she sang Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte (also with the Merola Opera Program) and Tatyana in Eugene Onegin. This past summer, she joined Wolf Trap Opera as Elettra in Idomeneo.