NEWS

Catch Naomi in recital this March!

Naomi will perform her highly-acclaimed “Witches, Bitches & Women in Britches” recital at the Pittsburg University in Kansas this March 10th.

In New York City, Naomi will perform in concert at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Hall on March 14th for the CAG Alumni Series and on March 17th, she will perform a recital, “Songs for St. Patrick’s Day”, for the Rockefeller University Series at noon. All performances will be with her long-time collaborator, pianist Brent Funderburk.

Naomi opens Stanford University Recital Series this October 30th

Naomi will open the Stanford University Shenson Recital Series with her acclaimed “Witches, Bitches & Women in Britches” program at Campbell Recital Hall this October 30th at 2:30pm. Accompanied by San Francisco pianist Miles Graber, the program features works by Mendelssohn, Hugo Wolf, Hermann Zilcher, Poulenc, Honegger, Jake Heggie, Christopher Berg, Friedrich Hollaender & more…

For full program notes, please click here for the RECITAL page…

To read more about New York-based composer Christopher Berg, please click here…

Juilliard Gala 2016

Naomi performed with the Juilliard Orchestra, conducted by Alan Gilbert, in their annual gala at Lincoln Center on April 25th in a performance of Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Photograph by Rosalie O’Connor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EVENTS

Spoleto Festival
May 2017, Jun 2017

OPERA: Farnace

May 27, 29, 2017
Jun 02, 05, 07, 09, 2017
Charleston, SC
TICKETS INFO
Dell'Arte International School
Jun 2017

Dell’Arte School of Physical Theater

Jun 26-Jul 14, 2017
Blue Lake, CA
INFO
Opera North
Jul 2017, Aug 2017

MUSICAL: Kiss Me, Kate

Jul 29, 2017
Aug 02, 05, 08, 10, 12, 2017
Lebanon, NH
TICKETS INFO

PHOTOS

AUDIO

Placet futile – Ravel (Trois Poèmes de Stéphane Mallarmé) 3:51
TEXT/TRANSLATION INFO
Make the Man Love Me – Arthur Schwartz 4:17
TEXT/TRANSLATION INFO
The Irish Ballad – Tom Lehrer 2:50
TEXT/TRANSLATION INFO

VIDEOS

And Her Golden Hair Was Hanging Down Her Back - McGlennon/Rosenfeld
Metropolitan Museum Live Arts Series, 2016

Komm, komm, Held meiner Träume - Oscar Straus (Der tapfere Soldat).
With Keun-A Lee, 2013.

Happy those who, placing their delight
In slight things, are never deprived
Of each day’s natural fortune!

– Fernando Pessoa (translated Richard Zenith)

BLOG

A conversation with….CHRIS BERG.

September 30, 2013
Over a cup of coffee at Café du Soleil on the Upper West Side, Naomi chats with composer Chris Berg about his love for poetry, his work and life in New York City. This interview gives us a brief insight into the man behind the compositions.
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Ten Songs to Stop You In Your Tracks

February 11, 2014
Ten songs: all different, all wonderful in their own delicious, wacky way. They never fail to stop me in my tracks when they come on my iPod. Well worth a listen!
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ABOUT NAOMI LOUISA O'CONNELL

Hailed by The New York Times as “radiant,” Irish performer Naomi Louisa O’Connell made her professional stage debut in 2012 starring on London’s West End in Terrence McNally’s Tony Award-winning play Master Class in the role of Sharon Graham, an aspiring young opera singer opposite Tyne Daly who portrayed the legendary Maria Callas. The Times called her performance “…spectacular,” and The Independent lauded her “…thrilling rendering of an aria from Verdi’s Macbeth"...
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In the title role and looking delectable,
Naomi Louisa O’Connell’s creamy tone
and elegant phrasing ravished the ear.

Seen & Heard International, 2012