Natasha is a New Zealand-born soprano, and has a Bachelor of Music, (Honours, first-class), majoring in classical vocal performance, from the University of Auckland. Natasha was recently based in San Francisco, where she completed her Post-Graduate Diploma in Vocal Studies, at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, under the tutelage of César Ulloa.
Natasha made her professional debut with New Zealand Opera, as a member of the company for their touring production of The Mikado. Natasha has also performed internationally with the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra as the soprano soloist in both their Spanish Baroque concert series, as well as their opera series, Bittersweet Obsessions.
As a 2018 Dame Malvina Major Emerging Artist with New Zealand Opera, Natasha was seen on stage as Paquette in ‘Candide’, during Auckland Arts Festival, Giannetta in ‘The Elixir of Love’, and as Adina in the ‘Opera in Schools tour’ version of ‘The Elixir of Love’, as part of New Zealand Opera’s Education programme. Natasha has also been a member of the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation’s mentoring programme since 2016.
Natasha has recently been based in Pittsburgh, PA, as a 2019/20 Resident Artist with Pittsburgh Opera. As a resident artist with the company, she has performed the roles of Rosalba, in Catan’s ‘Florencia en el Amazonas’ in 2019, and Morgana, in Handel’s ‘Alcina’ in 2020.
Natasha Wilson's performance in The Trust Community Foundations Opera in Concert: Beethoven's Fidelio is supported by Richard Ebbett.
You can see Natasha Wilson in action on Saturday 8 May, at The Trusts Community Foundation Opera in Concert: Beethoven's Fidelio.