(Born March 19, 1946, Jersey City USA)
Diana Soviero is an American operatic soprano with a very successful international career.
She won the Richard Tucker Award in 1979 and then studied at the Julliard School of Music in New York.
Ms Soviero made her debut at the Chautauqua Opera in 1969 as Mimi in La Boheme then performed widely in smaller theatres throughout the USA until she debuted at the New York City Opera in 1973 in Manon Lescaut.
She went on to perform at the larger houses in verrismo roles such as Nedda, Manon Lescaut and Madama Butterfly.
After a La Traviata in 1981, Ms Soviero went on to appear widely throughout Europe and in 1987, she made her debuts at both La Scala in Milan, and the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Her debuts at the Paris Opéra happened in 1988, and the Royal Opera House in London in 1989.
Her roles include; Gounod's Marguerite and Juliette - Violetta in La Traviata, Boito's Margherita, Puccini's Il Trittico and Tosca, Giordano's Maddalena and Fedora, Cilea's Adriana Lecouvreur, etc.
Diana Soviero is married to Bernard Uzan, the renowned operatic stage director and lives between her homes in Florida and France.