Dana Lynne Varga has amassed accolades for her numerous operatic roles, which include Musetta in La bohème, Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte, Anna Maurrant in Street Scene, Rosalinda in Die Fledermaus, Micaëla in Carmen, Alcina in Alcina, Hanna Glawari in The Merry Widow and First Lady in The Magic Flute. She has performed with Boston Lyric Opera, Odyssey Opera, Opera Maine, Opera Boston, Boston Opera Collaborative, PANopera, Connecticut Lyric Opera, Commonwealth Opera, Boston Baroque, the Aldeburgh (Britten-Pears) Festival, and the prestigious Caramoor Festival in New York. An avid concert soloist, recent highlights have included Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis with the Cantata Singers, Mozart’s Mass in C Minor with Coro Allegro, Vaughan Williams’ Dona Nobis Pacem as well as Dvořák’s Te Deum with the Metropolitan Chorale, Handel’s Israel in Egypt with the Commonwealth Chorale, and both Bach’s Magnificat and his Christmas Oratorio with the Rhode Island Civic Chorale and Orchestra. Dana won first place in the 2016 Classical Singer National Competition, and second place in the 2016 Rochester Oratorio Society’s Classical Idol Competition. Upcoming performances include Haydn’s Creation with the Polymnia Choral Society, Mendelssohn’s Lobgesang with the Greenwich Choral Society and Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the Wellesley Symphony Orchestra. In addition to her performing career, Dana is the Artistic Director of MassOpera, a member of the voice faculty at the Longy school of music and a sought-after private teacher and career coach. For more information please visit www.danavarga.com.