The American soprano, Diana Hoagland, has appeared as soloist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestraphony, American Symphony Orchestra, Norwalk Symphony Orchestra and Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, performing with Leopold Stokowski, Seiji Ozawa, Michael Tilson Thomas, Gunther Schuller, John Nelson, Leon Kirchner, Richard Westenburg, David Zinman, Diane Wittry and Johannes Somary. She has performed oratorio and chamber music with many organizations, including the New York Oratorio Society, Musica Sacra, Handel and Haydn Societyof Boston, Clarion Concerts, Dessoff Choirs, AmorArtis, Speculum Musicae, Performers Committee for Contemporary Music and premier concerts for the Fromm Foundation.
Diana Hoagland has been guest artist at the Meadowbrook Music Festival, the Ambler Music Festival, and the Marlboro Music Festival where she worked with Leon Kirchner during his composition of his opera Lily and recorded both soprano roles for Columbia Records. High Fidelity wrote in its review of this recording "....sung here with perfect control and expression by Diana Hoagland." In his recent review of Lily in the New York Times, Anthony Tommasini wrote "It ends with an entrancing song for soprano, sung here with effortless accuracy and lovely sound by Diana Hoagland.
Diajna Hoagland was an associated artist at Dartmouth's Congregation of the Arts (1963-1969).