BIOGRAPHY

BIOGRAPHY

Naomi is a soprano from Suffolk with a Master of Music in Performance degree and a Bachelor of Music degree from the Royal Northern College of Music. She has most recently finished working with the BBC, Opera North, Buxton Opera, Clonter Opera and Northern Opera Group. Naomi is currently working towardsGary Lloyd's contemporary opera 'Clipped Wings' and Clonter Opera's 'Papageno's Quest' which will feature in the Just So Festival 2021.

Naomi has just finished at Oxfordshire Contemporary Opera, singing the lead role of Juno in the opera '@Emele' (Simmonds), and past operatic performances include: Northern Opera's 'Thomas and Sally' (Dorcas) by Arne, and Pauline Viardot's 'Cinderella' (ugly step-sister Armelinde) which was the winner of the 'Classical Music Digital Awards 2020. Poulenc’s 'Dialogues des carmélites' (Soeur Martha), Vaughan William's 'The Pilgrim's Progress' (Madam Bubble), Puccini’s 'Suor Angelica' (Maestra della Novizie), Offenbach's 'La Vie Parisienne' (Clara), Kurt Weill's 'Street Scene' (cameo role) and Benjamin Britten's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' (Peaseblossom). Furthermore, she performed at the Buxton's International Opera Festival in the operas 'Georgiana' (multiple composers) covering the role of Grey, and in the chorus of both Tchaikovsky's 'Eugene Onegin' and Caldara's 'Lucio Papirio Dittatore'. She also premiered the brand new opera 'Dotter Of Her Father's Eyes' by Gary Lloyd, singing the title role, at the Dublin 2019 WorldCon, held in the Convention Centre Dublin.

As a regular concert performer, Naomi’s highlights are performing as guest opera singer on BBC1's 'I Can See Your Voice' 2021, as guest soloist at the International Opera Awards 2019 which took place at the Saddler’s Wells Theatre in London and singing Mozart repertoire with the Hallé Orchestra at the Bridgewater Hall. Last year Naomi made her recording debut as soloist in Sullivan Songs alongside David Owen Norris and in June featured as an artist for La ScenaMusicale,  Canada's most respected classical music, opera, jazz and world music magazine. Finally, Naomi ended this June on a high, winning the Sir David Maddison Opera Prize 2021.