Mezzo Soprano


Donna was a member of the vocal ensemble, Amici Cantanti, which translates as Singing Friends.  The group made two recordings. The first is entitled In Between, the second is called Christmas Present.

Below are some links to videos posted on You Tube taken from performances with Amici Cantanti.

La Gioconda Duet

Medley of George Gershwin Tunes including The Man I Love

Java Jive

Mister Sandman

Third Act Quartet from La Bohème

Donna lived and worked as a singer in Europe for nine years specializing in contemporary opera, under her maiden name of Donna Sarley.  Among her credits are the premiere of Karlheinz Stockhausen’s Montag aus Licht at La Scala in Milan, and the premiere of Soltanto il Rogo by Franco Mannino in Sicily.  She has also sung at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam and the Alte Oper in Frankfurt.  Her recordings include the premiere cast CD of Montag aus Licht and several songs by Franco Mannino with the composer at the piano.  She has appeared on television for the WDR in Germany and the RAI in Italy.