Armenian-Australian soprano Natalie Aroyan holds a Postgraduate Diploma of Opera from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and a double-degree in Business and I.T. from the Australian Catholic University. She is a winner of the Opera Foundation New York Competition, Herald Sun Aria, and the Italian Opera Foundation Award which enabled further studies at Mannes College, New York and the Accademia di Bel Canto, Italy with Mirella Freni.
Natalie’s roles with Opera Australia include the title role in Aida, Rachel (La Juive), Elena (Mefistofele), Odabella (Attila), Mimì (La bohème), Elvira (Ernani), Amelia Grimaldi (Simon Boccanegra), Desdemona (Otello), Micaëla (Carmen), Eva (Die Meistersinger, Helpmann Award nomination) and has featured at Opera in The Domain, Sydney Myer Music Bowl, Uluru and Great Opera Hits. Natalie has also performed Mimì and Marguerite (Faust) for West Australian Opera; Micaela for Sugi Opera, Korea; Amelia Grimaldi in Bari, and Aida in Busseto; Verdi Requiem in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne; QSO’s Opera Galas and with Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.
Natalie Aroyan is supported by Roy and Gay Woodward