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Oksana Dyka

Soprano

Biography

Oksana Dyka in action.
Oksana Dyka in Tosca, The Royal Opera © ROH/Catherine Ashmore, 2014

Ukranian soprano Oksana Dyka makes her Royal Opera debut in the 2013/14 Season, singing the title role in Tosca.

Dyka studied at the Kiev Conservatory, and was a soloist of the Ukraine National Opera 2003–07. She won the 2003 Marseilles International Opera Competition and has since appeared for leading opera companies worldwide including La Scala, Milan, the Metropolitan Opera, New York, Berlin State Opera, Frankfurt Opera, Los Angeles Opera and the Paris Opéra. She has worked with conductors including Barenboim, Conlon, Mehta and Slatkin in roles including Tosca, Cio-Cio San (Madama Butterfly), Aida, Elizabeth of Valois (Don Carlo), Ariadne (Ariadne auf Naxos), Giorgetta (Il tabarro), Amelia (Un ballo in maschera), Maria (Mazepa) and Tatyana (Eugene Onegin).

Dyka is also a regular concert performer, her repertory including Shostakovich’s Symphony no.14, Verdi’s Requiem, Beethoven’s Symphony no.9 and Britten’s War Requiem. She sang at the inauguration of the former President of Ukraine, Viktor Yushchenko. In addition to opera, she enjoys listening to rock music.

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