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Award winning Welsh soprano Natalya Romaniw was born in Swansea. Natalya’s grandfather, originally from the Ukraine, settled in Wales during the Second World War. Natalya studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where she was awarded the prestigious Gold Medal in her final year. A recent alumni of the Houston Grand opera studio, Natalya was the 2nd prize winner of the Eleanor McCollum competition 2012.
Operatic engagements have included Mimi La Bohème, Ines Il Trovatore, Rosalinde Die Fledermaus, Micaela Carmen and Krystina The Passenger, with performances at the Lincoln Center in New York (HGO). Natalya received outstanding reviews for her portrayal of Maliella in I Gioielli della Madonna at Opera Holland Park.
Natalya was the first person to ever win both the Loveday song prize and first prize at the prestigious Kathleen Ferrier awards in 2012. Subsequent awards include the Clonter opera prize, London Welsh singer and the Welsh singer’s competition. In 2009 Natalya represented Wales in the BBC Cardiff Singer of the world competition where she was a song prize finalist.
This season’s engagements include the Governess Turn of the Screw for Glyndebourne on Tour, Beethoven 9 for Garsington Opera, a series of Viennese Gala concerts with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Woglinde in a concert performance of excerpts from Das Rheingold with the London Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall and Ortlinde Die Walküre for Houston Grand Opera and an Opera Gala for the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Natalya will sing Fiora L’amore dei tre Re for Opera Holland Park, Suzel L’Amico Fritz for Den Jyske Opera, and Tatyana Eugene Onegin for Garsington Opera in 2016.
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