Cuban-American mezzo soprano Natalie Rose Havens has been gaining recognition throughout North America. This Spring she was seen performing the role of Zerlina in a new production titled Don Giovanni in New York with DivAria Productions, Third Lady in Mozart’s _The Magic Flute_ with Orchestra Miami, and Lola in Boheme Opera New Jersey’s production of Cavalleria Rusticana. This summer she will be performing as a Festival Artist with Savannah VOICE Festival.
In the upcoming 2018-2019 season she will be joining the Palm Beach Opera as a Benenson Young Artist, singing the role of Flora in Verdi’s La Traviata and covering Prince Orlofsky in Johann Strauss’ Die Fledermaus with one family performance.
Last season, Natalie was seen performing the role of Mezzo in Philip Glass’ Hydrogen Jukebox with Chautauqua Opera. She also performed the roles of Pastore 3 and Un Altro Spirito while also covering La Messggiera, La Speranza, and La Musica in the U.S. Premiere of _L’Orfeo_ by Respighi (Chautauqua Opera). Earlier last season she was seen as Olga in Tchaikovsky’s _Eugene Onegin_ with Utopia Opera in NYC. She was also seen this season as the mezzo soloist in Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with Glacier Symphony Chorale.
In 2016 she was seen performing the role of The Marquise of Berkenfield in Opera North’s production of _La Fille du Régiment_ and the mezzo soloist in Beethoven’s 9th with Dartmouth College Symphony Orchestra.
Ms. Havens currently resides in New York City. She holds a B.M.E. from The Florida State University and a M.M. from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.