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

Leonard Bernstein

SCHEDULE

Sep 14, 18, 22, 26, 2017
Geneva, Switzerland

OPERA: Figaro Gets A Divorce

Grand Théâtre de Genève

Grand Théâtre de Genève | 11, boulevard du Théâtre | CH–1211 Genève 11

Naomi joins Geneva Opera for a reprisal of the acclaimed Welsh National Opera/Geneva Opera co-production of Figaro Gets A Divorce by Elena Langer and David Pountney.
Oct 20, 21, 2017
Cincinnati, USA

OPERA: Pelléas et Mélisande

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Taft Theatre, 317 E. 5th St., Cincinnati OH 45202

Following her performance as Mélisande in the Maeterlinck play with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra last year, Naomi returns for the final year of the CSO Pelléas Trilogy as Mélisande in the opera by Debussy. Pelléas et Mélisande will be directed by James Darrah and conducted by Louis Langrée.
Nov 05, 2017
Stanford, CA
2:30PM

RECITAL: Words to Love & Live By

Stanford University Shenson Recital Series

Campbell Recital Hall, 471 Lagunita Dr, Stanford, CA 94305

Naomi returns to the Stanford University Shenson Recital Series with pianist Brent Funderburk for WORDS TO LOVE & LIVE BY, a recital program of "big feelings and little wisdoms that explore the words we use to comfort, heal and teach."

The program includes works by Aaron Copland, Arthur Honegger, Hermann Zilcher, and William Bolcom, among others. Full program details, notes and translations can be read on the RECITALS page.
Dec 14, 2017
New York City, USA
9PM

CABARET: The Cheater’s Almanac

Neue Galerie

Museum for German and Austrian Art, 1048 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10028

Naomi returns to the Neue Galerie for her third year performing in the Café Sabarsky cabaret series with a program entitled "The Cheater's Almanac" - songs of infidelity, lust and crimes of passion. Joined by her long-time collaborator, pianist Brent Funderburk, this racy program includes songs by Georg Kreisler, Friedhelm Kändler, Kurt Weill, Tom Lehrer, Arthur Schwartz, Jerome Kern & more.
Mar 19-23, 2018
Peoria, IL

RESIDENT ARTIST WEEK

Peoria Symphony

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

Naomi joins the Peoria Symphony as their artist in residence for a week in March, including recitals, masterclasses, interviews and outreach performances. Naomi will be joined by pianist Brent Funderburk for two recitals, "A Magical Menagerie" and "Witches, Bitches & Women in Britches", which will be recorded for future television broadcast.
Apr 20, 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, directed by Fiona Shaw.
Apr 28, 2018
Peoria, IL
TBA

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.
BROWSE BY DATE

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