Mezzo-soprano, Diana Peralta was born in MexicoCity and graduated from the National Conservatoryof Music with a degree in opera and concert singing. She is currently working toward her master of music degree in Voice Performance in the University of Arizona.
Recent preformances for Ms. Peralta include her 2018 debut in the title role Carmen with San Luis Opera Festival (Mexico), a role which she was invited repeat with Opera de Mexico in 2019. Also 2019, Ms. Peralta performed the role Cherubino from Le Nozze di Figaro with the Jerusalem Opera Studio in Israel as well as the title role in the American premier of Rhondda Rips It Up (University of Arizona.) Her other operatic roles also include Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni), Mercedes (Carmen), Mme de la Haltiére (Cendrillon), Charlotte (Werther), Zweite Dame and Dritte Dame (Die Zauberflöte). As a concert soloist, she has performed Handel’s Messiah, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, Requiem of Mozart and as well Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle (Choral Society Of The Hamptons in New York City). She is the winner of the 2019 University of Arizona President’s Competition, 2nd place in the Amelia Rieman Opera Competition, 2nd place in the Marguerite Ough Vocal Competition and 1st place in Opera Guild of Southern Arizona Quest for the Best Opera competition, the Opera Panama Award from the Linus Lerner Vocal Competition, Guanajuato winner of the Gertrude Brownlee Bitner Memorial Award, and first place winner of the Vienna Summer Music Festival Vocal Competition.
Upcoming performances for Diana Peralta include Hänsel in the UA Opera production of Hänsel und Gretel and the title role in Carmen with the Vienna Summer Music Festival.