Maribeth Diggle

Maribeth Diggle

Lirico Spinto Soprano

"Maribeth Diggle showed until the end that she could describe any mood with her voice..." - Opera Magazine
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The American soprano has performed in major venues around the world such as Sadler’s Wells, Het Concertgebouw, Théâtre de la Ville, Göteborg Opera, Opera North, Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Ruhr Triennale, Mercat de les Flors, Seoul LG Arts Center, and Wien Tanzquartier, and has sung with the Azerbaijan Philharmonic Orchestra, the Limburg Symfonie Orkest and the ASKO/Schönberg Ensemble.

Her repertoire includes the title role in Cherubini’s Médée, Die Frau (Erwartung), Alice Ford (Falstaff), Cio cio san (Madama Butterfly) Donna Anna & Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni), Fiordiligi (Cosí fan tutte), Poppea (L’Incoronazione di Poppea), Mére Marie (Les Dialogue des Carmélites), Schönberg's Pierrot Lunaire, Ravel's Shéhérazade and Mahler's 4th Symphony. In 2018, Maribeth will debut the title role in Verdi's Aida during the Opera Spanga Summer Festival.

She has also toured as a soloist for Alain Platel, choreographer at Les Ballet C. de la B., and has sung under musical director Fabrizio Cassol, leader of jazz trio AKA Moon, having performed their creations "VSPRS" and "Pitié!" in tours throughout Europe, as well as performances in Japan, South Korea and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Parts of the "Pitié!" performance can be seen in a documentary entitled "Passion, Last Stop Kinshasa" (Nachtaktivfilm), which has been presented on ARTE TV in May in 2010. 

Maribeth Diggle received her vocal education from the Boston University Tanglewood Institute, the Musik Hochschule Luzern, the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, and graduated with cum laude from the Dutch National Opera Academy.

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