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Naomi sings the roles of Avarigu and Nola

New Moon Opera


Lincoln Park Presbyterian Church

600 W. Fullerton Parkway, Chicago, IL

Friday, November 22, 2019 | 7:00 pm

New Moon Opera will present a workshop performance of Elizabeth Rudolph's opera Imogen, based on Shakespeare's play "Cymbeline."  This concert-style performance will be the world premiere of Imogen, and audience members will have a chance to give their feedback about the opera as well as hear more about the process of composing and workshopping it at a talkback after the performance. 


Naomi sings in the chorus.

Chicago Opera Theater

​The Studebaker Theater

410 S Michigan Ave

Chicago, IL 60605

Saturday, February 8th, 2020 | 7:30pm
Friday, February 14th, 2020 | 7:30pm
Sunday, February 16th, 2020 | 3:00pm

When the Congress of Racial Equality comes to New Orleans in the sweltering summer of 1961, Sylvie Davenport is torn. Handed a pamphlet and asked to board a Greyhound bus, Sylvie is forced to choose between her academic future and the future of the nation in a story that highlights how far we’ve come and how far we still have left to go.

Tazewell Thompson (Blue, Jubilee) directs Cardiff prize winner Lauren Michelle in this world premiere, developed at Xavier University with the activists who lived the history. Staley Music Director Lidiya Yankovskaya conducts the critically acclaimed Chicago Sinfonietta.

Two Remain: Out of Darkness

Naomi sings the role of Zosia

Chicago Fringe Opera

Stage 773,

1225 West Belmont Avenue,

Chicago, IL, 60657

Saturday, March 28, 2020 | 7:30pm

Sunday, March 29, 2020 | 5:00om

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 | 7:30pm

Friday, April 3, 2020 | 7:30pm

Saturday, April 4, 2020 | 7:30pm

American composer Jake Heggie continues his ‘Year in Chicago’ with the Chicago premiere of his latest opera (created with librettist Gene Scheer) based on the separate journals of two Holocaust survivors: Krystyna Zywulska and Gad Beck.

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Hänsel und Gretel

Hänsel (cover)

Opera Saratoga

July 5-14, 2019

Mozart and Salieri Concert

Scene from Prima La Musica, by Antonio Salieri

Opera Saratoga

July 11, 2019

July 5-14, 2019

Masterclass with Ricky Ian Gordon

Opera Saratoga

June 20, 2019

A Walt Whitman Bicentennial Celebration

Songs by Lee Hoiby and Ingrid Stölzel


Opera Saratoga

May 31, 2019

Little Red's Most Unusual Day



OPERA Iowa Outreach Troupe

Des Moines Metro Opera

March - April, 2019

The Magic Flute

Third Lady and Papagena

OPERA Iowa Outreach Troupe

Des Moines Metro Opera

March - April, 2019

The Long Christmas Dinner


Chicago Fringe Opera

November 16 - December 1, 2018


Third Wood Spritae


Des Moines Metro Opera

June 22 - July 14, 2018

Stars of Tomorrow Apprentice Artist Concert

Scenes from Martha and Die Walküre


Des Moines Metro Opera

July 11, 2018

Scenes Program - Dead Man Walking

Sister Helen Prejean


Des Moines Metro Opera

June 16, 2018

Scenes Program - A Midsummer Night's Dream



Des Moines Metro Opera

June 8, 2018

Le nozze di Figaro



Opera Naples

May 10, 2018

Handel Dixit Dominus and Vivaldi Gloria

Alto soloist


Palm Beach Symphony

March 12, 2018 

A Celebration of Leonard Bernstein

Selections from On the Town, Candide, Wonderful Town, Trouble in Tahiti, and West Side Story


Opera Naples

March 10, 2018

L'elisir d'amore



Opera Naples

February 23-24, 2018

Madame Rose Palmai-Tenser Scholarship Competition

First runner-up


Mobile Opera

January 13, 2018

Die Zauberflöte

Dritte Dame


Opera in the Heights

November 10-12, 17-19, 2017

L'Italiana in Algeri

Zulma, Isabella (cover)


Operativo Houston

August 19, 2017

La clemenza di Tito



Chicago Summer Opera

June 18, 2017

Roméo et Juliette



Moores Opera Center

April 8-10, 2017

Kristin Lewis Foundation Vocal Scholarship Competition

Grand Prize - Vienna Stipendium


March 5, 2017

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