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.
















MET Museum Recital: A Bird in a Gilded Cage

The Met Museum will release Naomi’s “A Bird in a Gilded Cage” recital for streaming in the coming months.  Performed with pianist Daniel Fung, this program was featured on the Met Museum’s Schastey Steinway series and includes works by Offenbach, Lehár, Oscar Straus, Albert von Tilzer, Irving Berlin & more.

Check back for more details and upcoming recital dates soon!


Merkin Concert Hall
Feb 2017

CONCERT: New York Festival of Song

Feb 21, 2017
New York City, USA
McCray Music Hall
Mar 2017

RECITAL: “Witches, Bitches & Women in Britches”

Mar 10, 2017
Pittsburg, USA
Weill Recital Hall
Mar 2017

RECITAL: CAG Alumni at Carnegie Hall

Mar 14, 2017
New York City, USA



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


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)


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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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