Schedule Archive

Feb 21, 2019
Brooklyn, NY

OPERA: Mary Motorhead (world premiere)

National Sawdust

80 N 6th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249

Naomi will perform the world premiere of one-woman opera MARY MOTORHEAD by upcoming Irish composer Emma O'Halloran in the Next Generation series presented by Beth Morrison Opera Projects.  This monologue-driven drama takes place in the prison cell of a woman convicted for the attempted murder of her husband.
Feb 08, 09, 10, 2019
Columbus, OH

OPERA: The Flood (world premiere)

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.
Jan 20, 2019
New York City, USA

CONCERT: #metoo – Pathways to Healing

DiMenna Center for the Performing Arts

450 W 37th St, New York, NY 10018

Naomi will be presented in concert by Sparks & Wiry Cries in a collaborative performance exploring songs related to the recent #metoo movement.
Jan 04, 2019
Detroit, MI
7PM & 8:30PM

CABARET: Looking Back/Moving Forward

Detroit Institute of Arts

5200 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202

Naomi and Brent return to the Detroit Institute of Arts with a new cabaret entitled "LOOKING BACK/MOVING FORWARD".  Politics, religion, and sex are placed front and center in this topical cabaret that takes a look at the year gone by and what's coming up ahead.  Composers include Jason Robert Brown, Stephen Sondheim, Melanie, Tom Lehrer, Kurt Weill, and Randy Newman.
Dec 06, 2018
New York City, USA

CABARET: The Cheater’s Almanac

Neue Galerie

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

Naomi and Brent return to the Neue Galerie for their fourth season to reprise their sold-out program THE CHEATER'S ALMANAC. An electrifying cabaret about infidelity, love, lust, and crimes of passion, featuring such firm favorites as How could we be wrong and I'm Unlucky at Gambling by Cole Porter, Je ne t'aime pas by Kurt Weill, and You Can Have Him by Irving Berlin, the program swings in subject matter from the naughty to the murderous to the sublime.
Nov 28, 29, 30, 2018
Dec 01, 02, 03, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 2018
New York, NY

THEATRE: A Child’s Christmas in Wales

Irish Repertory Theatre

132 W 22nd St, New York, NY 10011

Naomi makes her Off-Broadway debut with the Irish Repertory Theatre in a musical celebration of Dylan Thomas' iconic story "A Child's Christmas in Wales", which features classical and contemporary Christmas music interwoven with charming, nostalgic recollections of a snowy family Christmas.  The performance is directed by Charlotte Moore with musical direction by John Bell. 

Previews begin on November 28th, opening December 3rd with performances until December 30th. Matinee performances on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Wednesday: 3pm & 8pm
Thursday: 7pm
Friday: 8pm
Saturday: 3pm & 8pm
Sunday: 3pm  
Sep 29, 2018
New York, NY

CONCERT: Bernstein’s SongFest with the Juilliard Orchestra

Carnegie Hall

881 7th Ave, New York, NY 10019

Naomi will perform Bernstein's SONGFEST with other Juilliard alumni in a Juilliard Orchestra concert at Carnegie Hall, conducted by Marin Alsop.
Aug 08, 2018
New York, NY

CONCERT: NYFOS at Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival

Lincoln Center

Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse, Lincoln Center, 165 W 65th St, New York, NY

Naomi makes her Mostly Mozart Festival debut with the New York Festival of Song in "Lyrics by Shakespeare," a program curated by pianist/host Steven Blier and featuring songs by composers Kabalevsky, Saint-Saëns, Quilter, Finzi, Poulenc, Stephen Sondheim, John Dankworth, William Schuman, and Dick Hyman. Actress Kathleen Chalfant and bass Matt Boehler join this fascinating late-night program to explore the music and poetry of Shakespeare.
Jul 21, 2018
Putnam Valley, NY

CABARET: Views from the Left

Three Arrows Co-operative

2 Rochdale Rd., Putnam Valley, NY 10579

Naomi and Brent Funderburk explore the music of Bernstein and left-leaning composers in a special cabaret evening for the Three Arrows Co-operative.
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.

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