To achieve great things, two things are needed;
a plan, and not quite enough time.

Leonard Bernstein


Apr 22, 2018
Omaha, USA

OPERA: Medea

Opera Omaha

1850 Farnam Street Omaha, NE 68102, USA

Naomi returns to Opera Omaha in the role of Neris in Cherubini's MEDEA, a co-production with Wexford Festival Opera.  The opera will be conducted by Jane Glover and directed by Andrew Eggert.
Apr 24, 2018
Louisville, KY

Festival of Faiths Opening Celebration

Cathedral of the Assumption

433 S 5th St, Louisville, KY 40202

Naomi will perform with pianist Brent Funderburk at the first night of the 23rd Annual Festival of Faiths in a joyful evening of music, song, and soul at Louisville’s historic Cathedral of the Assumption.  A celebration of the diverse faiths within our community and the wisdom, humanity, and beauty that unites them. The program will be free and open to the public, as well as available for streaming.
Apr 25, 2018
Louisville, KY

Festival of Faiths

The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts

501 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202

Naomi will perform a short program of Blitzstein, Bolcom and Bernstein with pianist Brent Funderburk during a panel discussion entitled "NOT ONE, TWO: Sacred Wholeness" led by speakers Pravrajika Brahmaprana, Christopher Pramuk, Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel, and Lyla June Johnston. The performance will be recorded and available for streaming.
Apr 28, 2018
Peoria, IL

CONCERT: Martucci “La canzone dei Ricordi” Op. 68b

Peoria Symphony

Peoria Civic Center, 201 SW Jefferson Ave., Peoria, IL 61602

Naomi joins conductor George Stelluto and the Peoria Symphony for Giuseppe Martucci's lush orchestral song cycle "La canzone dei Ricordi", written in 1886 - 1887.
May 18, 2018
Long Island, NY


Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Naomi presents a one-hour recital program of WORDS TO LOVE & LIVE BY with pianist Brent Funderburk, including works by Hermann Zilcher, Hugo Wolf, Alfred Bachelet and William Bolcom.
Feb 08, 09, 10, 2019
Columbus, OH

OPERA: The Flood

Opera Columbus

55 East State Street, Columbus, OH 43215

Naomi plays the role of Anna in a new opera THE FLOOD with music by Korine Fujiwara and libretto by Stephen Wadsworth.  The story is based on historical events and concerns a flood that devastated the town of Columbus, Ohio, in 1913.  The opera will be conducted by Steven Osgood and directed by Stephen Wadsworth.

With raw power and focus, O’Connell
made the twisted Lady Macbeth loom large
in the intimate setting of the concert hall.

Boston Classical Review, 2013