Naomi Felix is a contralto who was born in London, but grew up and was educated in Guyana, South America, where she began singing at the early age of 10 in her local church and school choirs.
She returned to London to continue her vocal studies at Trinity College of Music, later touring the U.K. and Japan with the musical Carmen Jones under the direction of Simon Callow. Her many performances have taken her around the world including the USA, Holland and Italy, where she resided for a year. Other performances include 24 Italian Songs and Arias (BRIAN LOBEL); The Trojan Women (HERA); Porgy and Bess in Lisbon, Portugal; and Falstaff (PEGASUS OPERA).
Recent performances include a concert performance of Fenena in Verdi’s NABUCCO for Uncovered Opera, a 3 week run of 24 Italian Songs and Arias at Battersea Arts Centre and Seven Last Words by Joel Thompson and Joseph Haydn with the English National Opera.
Naomi’s repertoire includes Weiche, Wotan weiche, Erda’s aria in Wagner’s DAS RHEINGOLD; Voce di donna, La Cieca’s aria from Ponchielli’s LA GIOCONDA; Nel silenzio di quei raccoglimenti, La Principessa’s aria in Puccini’s SUOR ANGELICA; Lullaby, the Mother’s aria in Menotti’s THE CONSUL; O del mio dolce ardor from Gluck’s PARIDE ED ELENA; and Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man from Kern’s SHOWBOAT.
- Vocal studies at Trinity College of Music
- Touring the U.K. and Japan with the musical Carmen Jones under the direction of Simon Callow
- 24 Italian Songs and Arias (BRIAN LOBEL)
- The Trojan Women (HERA)
- Porgy and Bess in Lisbon, Portugal
- Falstaff (PEGASUS OPERA)