Natalie Herman was born in London to a Russian circus family. She joined the ENO Chorus in 1992.
Currently for ENO: Praskowia The Merry Widow
Previously for ENO: sung and covered roles as diverse as the Queen of the Night The Magic Flute, Mother Madam Butterfly, Madame Dilly On the Town, Newspaper Seller Death in Venice and Mayor’s Wife Jenufa.
Natalie studied piano and percussion at the Royal Academy of Music before going on to read music at Dartington College of Arts, and subsequently training as a teacher. Following a successful career in education she began singing professionally, performing as a soloist, singing with some of the country’s top professional choirs and small vocal ensembles, and working with conductors such as Sir Georg Solti, Riccardo Muti and Christopher Hogwood.
Last updated: 24th January 2019