Ms. Dayen was the alto soloist in Honegger’s Le Roi David with the Oratorio Society of New York in their tour to Hungary in June, 2007, performing at the Palace of Arts in Budapest; she made her Carnegie Hall Debut as a soloist in Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy in May, 2007 both under the direction of Kent Tritle.
As a participant in the International Vocal Arts Institute, Ms. Dayen sang in several productions in the last five years in Israel, Puerto Rico and Canada. She appeared in galas in the Israeli Opera House, outdoor concerts in the old City of Jaffa with the Israeli Chamber Orchestra and the Orquesta Sinfónica de Puerto Rico.
In February, 2006 she made her Merkin Concert Hall debut with Ravel’s Trois Poèmes de Stéphane Mallarmé.
A Spanish music specialist, she made her Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall debut in December, 2005 performing De Falla’s Siete Canciones Populares Españolas and Granados’ Tonadillas.
Since 2004, Ms. Dayen has been a featured soloist with the Columbia University Bach Society, performing Mozart’s Concert Aria “Ch’io mi scordi di te”, Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas (Dido), Mahler’s Rückertlieder, the world premieres of works by composers Robert Cuckson and David Ames, and works by Bach, Beethoven and Mozart.
A graduate of Mannes College of Music, Ms. Dayen studies with Arthur Levy in New York City.
Malena Dayen made her debut as Carmen in Natchez Opera Festival in May 09, conducted by Christopher Larkin. She started this year singing Dorabella in Mozart’s Cosi fan Tutte with Pocket Opera of New York and Rosina in Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia at Bleecker Street Opera in New York City.
Upcoming engagements include Carmen in Long Island, through the auspices of the International Vocal Arts Insitute, Carmen with New York Lyric Opera Theatre and Dorabella with Delaware Valley Opera.
In November, 08 she was the soloist in a gala with the Teatro Colón Orchestra in her native Buenos Aires, Argentina, under the direction of her husband David Rosenmeyer.