Natalie Davies was the recipient of British Youth Opera’s 2018 Basil A Turner Prize for her performance as Hermia in the European premiere of Jeremy Sams’ The Enchanted Island. This summer she returned to British Youth Opera to perform the role of Tisbe in Rossini's La Cenerentola. Other work on stage includes Gold-Tressed Maiden in Maxwell-Davies’ The Hogboon with the London Symphony Orchestra and Sir Simon Rattle, and Fag Hag in Salorian’s immersive opera Boys of Paradise at the Tete a Tete Festival. In 2017 she was a young artist at Nevill Holt opera, performing in the chorus for ‘Tosca’.
She was the CM Vinson scholar at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, and recently graduated with a distinction in the Artist Masters Programme and First Class Honours. She continues her studies under the guidance of John Evans.
Recital work includes Haydn’s Arianna a Naxos for the St Lawrence Jewry Festival, and Schumann’s Frauenliebe und –Leben at the inaugural Devon Song Festival and Stravinsky’s Pribaoutki with the Ubu Ensemble. Recent highlights include a live performance on BBC Radio 3’s In Tune, a new song performance at Wigmore Hall, Mozart’s Requiem at Snape Maltings and British Youth Opera's immersive gala at the London Transport Museum.
Upcoming highlights include performances of Mozart's Requiem and Bach's Christmas Oratorio. She has also been selected to compete in the final of the Isobel Buchanan Award later this year.