Two weeks left to see A Child’s Christmas in Wales

Catch the last two weeks of A Child’s Christmas in Wales at the Irish Repertory Theatre, in which Naomi’s performance has been hailed as “ravishing” and “a real delight”. The New York Theatre Guide has commended her “creamy soprano voice that moves easily through operatic color to musical theater sound”. TRAILER HERE:

This off-Broadway production has been highly recommended by the Wall Street Journal and is selling out quickly: TICKET LINK HERE.

Naomi debuts with The Irish Repertory Theatre in ‘A Child’s Christmas in Wales’

Naomi makes her Off-Broadway debut this season with the Irish Repertory Theater in their iconic production of A Child’s Christmas in Wales, a musical celebration of the iconic Dylan Thomas story. Previews open on November 28th, and the show will run until December 30th.

Tickets are now on sale on the Irish Repertory Theatre website.

Naomi featured in WQXR’s “40 under 40 Superb Young Opera Singers”

Naomi was recently featured in WQXR’s ’40 under 40 Superb Young Opera Singers’ listing for 2018/19, where she has been hailed as “a very engaging and charismatic singer, acclaimed for her sensitivity to the meaning and sounds of words and how they connect to music.”


National Sawdust
Feb 2019

OPERA: Mary Motorhead (world premiere)

Feb 22, 2019
Brooklyn, NY
Brooklyn Historical Society
Mar 2019

CONCERT: American Iconoclasts – Gershwin

Mar 01, 2019
Brooklyn, NY
Opera Omaha
Apr 2018, Apr 2019

OPERA: Les Enfants Terribles

Apr 03, 05, 07, 2018
Apr 14, 2019
Omaha, 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


The Irish Ballad - Tom Lehrer. With Brent Funderburk, piano. PBS recital broadcast, Peoria IL, 2018.

Bernstein, Blitzstein & Bolcom. Words about courage and hope for the 2018 Festival of Faiths in Louisville, KY. With pianist Brent Funderburk.

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