,Commended for her "strong, supple sound," (NUVO) soprano Natalie Weinberg is an up-and-coming singer to keep an eye on. In 2016 she completed her Master of Music degree at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. She also completed her Bachelor of Music degree at IU, both under the tutelage of Patricia Stiles. Originally from New York, Ms. Weinberg now lives in Vienna, Austria, where she studies Lied and Oratorio with Professor Claudia Visca and Professor Florian Boesch at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien (MDW).
In Vienna, Ms. Weinberg is a frequent concert soloist with the Wiener Residenzorchester and Classic Art Vienna at renowned locations such as the Schlosstheater Schönbrunn, Salon Razumovsky, Palais Liechtenstein, and Wiener Konzerthaus. She has also performed at the Globe Wien (Marxhalle) with the Viennese cabaretist, Michael Niavarani, and at the Salzburger Festspiele in the chorus of Adriana Lecouvreur.
Her operatic roles performed include Contessa in W. A. Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro, Adele in Johann Strauss's Die Fledermaus, Evlira in Rossini's L'Italiana in Algeri, Friend of Thi Mao in the world premiere of P.Q. Phan's The Tale of Lady Thi Kinh, and Mrs. Keeney in the world premiere of Ezra Donner's Ile. Other productions include Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma, Mozart's Die Zauberflöte, Menotti's The Last Savage, Verdi’s La Traviata, Glass’s Akhnaten, Puccini’s La Bohème, Puccini's Suor Angelica, and Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier.
Along with her operatic repertoire, Ms. Weinberg is a frequent soloist in concert performances. She has been featured as a soprano soloist in Mozart's Great Mass in C Minor, Mozart's Vesperae solennes de confessore, Rossini's Petite messe solennelle, Rebay's Messe in B, and Haydn's Missa brevis in F Major. She has also been an active soloist with the Christ Church Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys in Indianapolis, Indiana, and the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.
This year, Ms. Weinberg was a semi-finalist in the Immling Festival International Singing Competition in Germany. In 2016, she was a semi-finalist in the International Otto Edelmann Singing Competition in Vienna, Austria. and a finalist in the Bel Canto Foundation Competition in Chicago, IL.
Ms. Weinberg has also served on the board of New Voices Opera, a student-run opera company devoted to the creation and production of new operatic works written and performed by students for the Bloomington, IN community. During the company's 2014-2015 season she served as the Production Manager, and during the 2015-2016 season she served as the Artistic Director. During her time with the group, New Voices Opera was a winner of the Clapp IDEA Compeition at the Kelley School of Business, a Project Jumpstart Innovation Competition Finalist, and an Entrepreneur of the Month for Project Jumpstart. With very few opera companies dedicated to the production of new American opera and even fewer dedicated to providing young artists with artistic outlets, NVO works to train emerging artists in their various capacities including composers, singers, directors, instrumentalists, and administrators interested in the field of opera.