Ukrainian soprano Oksana Krovytska was invited to America by the renowned manager
Thea Dispeker, who brought her to New York City Opera in 1993.
For the next 10 seasons the soprano was acclaimed there as Liu in Turandot, Micaela in Carmen,
Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni, Musetta and Mimi in La Bohème, Violetta in La Traviata, Magda in
La Rondine, Yaroslavna in a new production of Borodin's Prince Igor and numerous appearances
as Cio-Cio-San in Madama Butterfly, including a new production by Mark Lamos.
She was honored with City Opera's coveted "Diva Award" and the New York Times described her
performance in a headline as "the Butterfly Puccini wanted”, as well as calling her "the center of
our attention and the object of our admiration”.
Ms. Krovytska has made many concert appearances with such orchestras as New Jersey
Symphony, Colorado Symphony, Milwaukee Symphony, National Symphony, Opera Orchestra
of New York, RTVE Orchestra of Spain, Netherlands Radio Symphony, Tokyo National Orchestra
and the North German Radio Orchestra.