Hailed by the Los Angeles Times as "radiant", American Mezzo Diana Tash has made her mark in the Mezzo repertoire. Making her Los Angeles debut recital at Zipper concert Hall in April 2006 with pianist Armen Guzelimian , and at Los Angeles Opera as Mercedes in Carmen under the baton of Placido Domingo in 2004. Ms. Tash performed with San Diego Opera in the Magic Flute in May 2006 and in the 2008 Magic Flute production with Opera Pacific. Ms Tash will make her Weill Recital hall debut in October 2008 with Armen Guzelimian, again, as pianist and will perform with Opera Pacific in 2009 in Salome.
Other past notable performances have been with Long Beach Opera singing the role of Ariadne in L'Abandon d'Ariadne in Seven Small Operas as well as the role of Mastrilla in La Perichole. Ms. Tash covered the mezzo role in John Adam's El Niño for the Los Angeles Philharmonic in 2005. She performed at Los Angeles Opera as a resident artist and was seen in numerous productions including Elektra, Der Rosenkavalier, Le Nozze di Figaro, Un Ballo in Maschera, Die Entfürung aus dem serial, L'Italiana in Algeri and Cosí fan Tutte.
At the Alderburgh Festival in England, Ms. Tash was featured in Elegy for Young Lovers and Rape of Lucretia. A Popular oratorio singer, featured performances of Ms Tash include the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony in Lukas Foss' Song of Songs; At the Aspen Music Festival with Mo. Lawrence Foster in Mozart's Idomeneo and Coronation Mass with Mo. Joel Revzen. More recenntly, in 2007 with the Santa Barbara Chorale Society in 2007 performing the Bach Magnificat and will be performing with them again singing the Mezzo part in the Mozart Requiem in 2008.
A native of Los Angeles, Diana is a graduate of USC's Flora L. Thornton School of Music and holds a Masters Degree from the Manhattan School of Music . She was a winner at the Metropolitan Opera's Western Regional Auditions, in addition to receiving numerous other awards.