Yıldız Dağdelen is an outstanding interpreter of German Lied and art song. Her repertoire ranges from seventeenth century through contemporary literary.

She studied with Alice Rosenthal (Turkey) and with Prof. Paul Lohmann in Germany. She made her opera debut in Lübeck (Germany), and has sung many leading roles also in Ankara and Istanbul. Miss Dağdelen has performed extensively in Germany, Turkey and throughout Europe in Lieder recitals and concerts. She is a retired professor of voice technique from the Istanbul Conservatory of Music and the State Conservatory at the Mimar Sinan University.

Miss Dağdelen has performed as a duo partner with the pianist Prof. Ergican Saydam on many occasions in Turkey and Europe.