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Natalya Romaniw

Welsh soprano, but of Ukranian descent, Natalya Romaniw won the Gold Medal at The Guildhall School of Music, the First Prize and Song Prize at the 2012 Ferrier Awards, and represented Wales in The BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition. Following 2 years in the Houston Grand Opera Studio, Natalya is now establishing a fine reputation across the Russian and Italian Romantic opera repertoire.

For 3 years, she starred in Opera Holland Park productions – in Jewels of the Madonna, L'amore Dei Tre Rei and Queen of Spades. She has made Tatyana a highly acclaimed signature role in productions of Eugene Onegin in Garsington, the Welsh National Opera and Scottish Opera. Recently Natalya impressed in the title role of Jenufa at Grange Park, and is now making her English National Opera debut to great acclaim as Mimi in La bohème. 2019 roles include Marenka in The Bartered Bride at Garsington and the title role in Holland Park’s Iolanta, while her first solo disc – of Slavic songs together with pianist Loda Valesovo – will appear in the spring.