Living and working in London, Natalie Millet is a British born soprano. She recently graduated (2020) from the Royal Academy of Music with a Distinction for her post-graduate (MA) in vocal studies. At RAM she trained 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.
Natalie's most recent engagement was performing the role of Donna Anna (Mozart's Don Giovanni) on the main stage of the Theater Rudolstadt in Germany. In her second year at RAM, She has performed the role of Tatyana (Eugene Onegin - Tchaicovsky) in opera scenes and was chosen to perform the role of Geraldine (Barber's A Hand Of Bridge). In her first year at the Royal Academy of Music, Natalie was 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). Natalie enjoyed performing the Countess in Le Nozze Di Figaro (Mozart) with the Lyric Opera Studio Weimar in August 2019 as well as Mimi (Puccini's La Boheme) with Instant Opera (October 2019). Previous stage experience includes singing Mimi in Sicily with the Mediterranean Opera Festival as well as staged 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'Hoffman).
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.
Future engagements include a Gala concert and once again performing Mimi in a reprisal of Instant Opera's La Boheme. She also looks forward to performing operatic extracts with the London Medical Orchestra conducted by Oliver Till.
Natalie was Generously supported by the Royal Academy of Music.