Diane Alexander(Carlotta Giudicelli)is enjoying a growing career with opera
companies and orchestras around the country. She joined San Francisco Opera's
Merloa Program for two seasons, where her roles included Despina in Cosi Fan
Tutte, Esmeralda in The Bartered Bride, and Violetta in La Traviata. In 1990
she went on to portray the role of Anne Trulove in The Rake's Progress with the
Opera Laboratory Theatre Company of Boston and was finalist in the Bel Canto
Opera Foundation competition, winning six weeks of study in Siena, Italy. The
following season Diane was the Metropolitan Opera's New England Regional WInner
as welol as San Francisco Opera's Richard Strauss and Ilo Cenacolo Awards
recipient. She then continued on to a five-month tour as Violetta in La
Traviata with the Western Opera Theatre's National touring Company, winning
critical acclaim as the Verdi heroine. Diane's recent accomplishments include
Micaela in New York City Opera's productions of Carmen, the title roles in
Central City Opera's production of Rose Marie and Manon, and Hanna Glawari in
The Merry Widow wiht Michigan Opera Theatre, Opera Pacific and Opera Omaha. In
January 1996 Diane makes her Minnesota Opera debut as Musetta in La Boheme.
An interview with Diane from a paper in Rhode Island.
Diane Alexander (SF Carlotta) was seen in The Merry Widow at Chautauqua Opera on August 16 and 19, 2002. She played Hannah Glawari.
Picture of Diane in Hannibal |
Picture of Diane from the playbill