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

Leonard Bernstein


May 27, 29, 2017
Jun 02, 05, 07, 09, 2017
Charleston, SC

OPERA: Farnace

Spoleto Festival

Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church Street, Charleston, SC 29401

Naomi joins the Spoleto Festival for the US premiere of Vivaldi's FARNACE in the role of Selinda. Conducted by David Bates and directed by the acclaimed theatre and opera director Garry Hynes, the plot is one of scheming politics, love, and betrayal.
Jun 26-Jul 14, 2017
Blue Lake, CA

Dell’Arte School of Physical Theater

Dell'Arte International School

131 H Street, Blue Lake, CA 95525

Naomi returns to the Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theater for three weeks this summer. The foundation of the Dell'Arte training - and its theatre practice - is the work of the creative actor, whose imaginative command of space, gesture, dynamics, and an articulate body/voice gives expression to passions, characters, relationships and worlds.
Jul 29, 2017
Aug 02, 05, 08, 10, 12, 2017
Lebanon, NH

MUSICAL: Kiss Me, Kate

Opera North

Lebanon Opera House, 51 N Park St, Lebanon, NH 03766

Naomi will perform the leading role of Lilli Vanessi in Opera North's production of the Cole Porter musical KISS ME, KATE.
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.

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