Dinyar Vania has recently emerged as one of the country’s most exciting young tenors. With a voice that combines both power and beauty, he has earned critical acclaim portraying several of the most beloved roles in opera. His engagements for 2015-16 include singing Cavaradossi in Tosca with Utah Opera and Opera Grand Rapids, a return to Opera Omaha making his role debut as Dick Johnson in La Fanciulla del West , and singing Rodolfo in La Bohème with Pensacola Opera and Opera Birmingham.
Dinyar has already performed in many of the most prestigious Opera houses including Minnesota Opera, Opera Omaha, Dallas Opera, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Utah Opera, New York City Opera, Boston Lyric Opera, The Glimmerglass Festival, and the Savolinna Festival in Finland. In 2011, he joined the roster at Teatro alla Scala in Milan for their production of Verdi's Attila. His signature roles include Rodolfo in La Boheme, Cavaradossi in Tosca, Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly, Don Jose in Carmen, and more recently adding Des Grieux in Puccini's Manon Lescaut and Dick Johnson in La Fanciulla del West. Equally comfortable on the concert stage, Dinyar has performed with Seattle Symphony Orchestra, The Jacksonville Symphony, The Harrisburg Symphony, The Syracuse Symphony Orchestra and made his Carnegie Hall debut as a soloist in Beethoven's 9th Symphony.
April 8, 7:30pm
Asheville Symphony Orchestra
April 16, 8pm