Diana Montague was born in Winchester and studied at the Royal Northern College of Music. Since her debut as Zerlina with Glyndebourne Touring Opera in 1977, she has appeared at the world’s leading opera houses and concert halls, including Covent Garden, the Metropolitan Opera, Paris Bastille and Teatro Colon, Buenos Aires. Her festival appearances include Bayreuth, Salzburg and Edinburgh. Her repertoire includes the major roles for mezzo-soprano in operas by Mozart, Gluck, Strauss, Rossini, Bellini and Berlioz. For Opera Rara, Diana has recorded Donizetti’s Zoraida di Granata and Rosmonda d’Inghilterra and Meyerbeer’s Il Crociato in Egitto. Her versatility can also be experienced on the Opera Rara recital disc Diana Montague – Bella Immagin.