Born in the Ukraine, Oksana Dyka graduated from the Conservatoire of Kiev in 2004. From 2003 to 2007, she was principal soloist at the Kiev Opera. In 2003 she was awarded first prize in the Marseille International Competition as a result of which she was invited to sing the title role in Tosca at the Montpellier Opera in 2005, a role she also performed at the Tallin Opera and at the Dalhalla Festival in Sweden the same year.
She has since interpreted Desdemona (Otello) and Amelia (Simon Boccanegra) in Tallinn, Elisabeth (Don Carlo) at the Teatro Regio in Turin, Leonora (Il Trovatore) in Pavia, Como and Cremona, Madame Butterfly in Brisbane, at the Teatro Comunale in Bologna, at Graz and at the Teatro Bellas Artes in Valencia (Spain); Tosca in Rome, at La Scala Milan, the Semperoper in Dresden, the Berlin Staatsoper, the Torre del Lago, the Arena in Verona and at Covent Garden in London; Ariadne (Ariadne auf Naxos) at the Teatro Carlo Felice in Gênoa, Giorgetta (Il Tabarro) at the Frankfurt and Paris Operas, Madame Butterfly in Verona, at the Vienna Staatsoper and in Los Angeles, Nedda (Pagliacci) and Amelia at La Scala Milan, Tatiana (Eugène Onegin) in Los Angeles, the title role in Aida at La Scala Milan, in Verona, and at the Paris Opera, the Mariinski Theatre and in Rome; Iaroslavna ( Prince Igor) and Aida at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, Maddalena (Andrea Chénier) at the Teatro San Carlo in Naples and Lisa (La Dame de pique) in Rome.
She has also performed as soprano solo in Shostakovich’s 14th Symphony with I Musici in Montreal and with the Symphony Orchestras of Padua and Odensk in Denmark. In 2007, she took part in the New Year’s Day Concert conducted by Leonard Slatkin, interpreted Shostakovich’s Song Cycle From Jewish Folk Poetry, took part in a staged version of the Verdi Requiem in Tampere and sang Britten’s War Requiem in Saint Petersburg.
Forthcoming performances: Tosca at the Metropolitan Opera and the Deutsche Oper in Berlin, Le Joueur (Paulina) in Monte-Carlo and La Dame de Pique in Zurich.