Living and working in London, Natalie Millet is a British born soprano. She is studying for her post-graduate (MA) in vocal studies at the Royal Academy of Music where she is training under the tutelage of Glenville Hargreaves and Iain Ledingham. Prior to this, Natalie studied with Nelly Miricioiu and attended Goldsmiths, University of London where she was awarded a First Class Honours degree in Music in 2015.
In her first year at the Royal Academy of Music, Natalie has been selected to play two roles in the summer term opera scenes- Musetta (Puccini's La Boheme) and Miss Jessel (Britten's Turn of the Screw). She also looks forward to performing the Countess in Le Nozze Di Figaro (Mozart) with the Lyric Opera Studio Weimar in August as well as Mimi (Puccini's La Boheme) with Instant Opera. Previous stage experience includes singing Mimi in a fully staged production with orchestra in Sicily with the Mediterranean Opera Festival as well as stages scenes performing the roles of Vixen (Janáček's The Cunning Little Vixen). Juliette (Gounod's Romeo et Juliette). Mrs Gobineau (Menotti's The Medium) and Antonia (Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffmann).
Natalie has participated in Masterclasses given by Dame Felicity Lott, Salvatore Fisichella, Mariella Devia, Jennifer Larmore, Tanja Baumgartner and many others. Natalie has also worked with a number of conductors and directors including David Gowland, (Royal Opera House), David Syrus (former Head of Music – ROH), Kamal Khan (Metropolitan Opera), Jonathan Santagada (ROH) and Elaine Kidd (ROH). To enhance her studies, Natalie has also attended a number of singing courses including the Opera Intensive course at the National Opera Studio, AIMS International Music School and the Abingdon Summer School for Solo Singers.
Whilst at Goldsmiths, Natalie discovered her love for contemporary classical music. It was during this time that she played the role of The Woman in the premier of a chamber opera,The Man Who Woke Up and as the Soprano Soloist in the oratorio, Shake -both composed by Robin Haigh and performed with the GCO. She frequently attends contemporary classical concerts and hopes to collaborate with the composition students at RAM in the final year of her post-graduate program.
Natalie is Generously supported by the Royal Academy of Music.