Pinchgut Opera // Coronation of Poppea

At the end of 2017, Natalie will be starring in Pinchgut Opera's thrilling homage to Monteverdi on what will be the 450th anniversary of his birth. The Coronation of Poppea is a "towering masterpiece of superbly crafted characterisation, biting satire, and heartbreaking beauty", and will be performed by Pinchgut in the original format first used at the original performance, in which various characters doubled roles...

Don Giovanni // Royal Opera House

"The upsides are Simon Keenleyside (quite disturbingly sexy as the murderous Don), Ildebrando D'Arcangelo (a lithe and immensely likeable Leporello), Natalie Christie (sweet of tone as Zerlina), John Mark Ainsley (a noble Don Ottavio). Above all, there's Sir Charles Mackerras... "

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Anna Piccard - Independent

Don Giovanni // Royal Opera House

"The whole ensemble, energised by Charles Mackerras's elegant conducting, performs brilliantly. Giovanni's double-act with Leporello, the splendid Ildebrando D'Arcangelo, is hugely funny and never far from violence... Masetto the ox and his little Zerlina - almost as amoral as the Don - are sweetly played by Darren Jeffrey and Natalie Christie... "

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Robert Thicknesse - The Times London

Leonore // Welsh National Opera

"Of course, it helps when your singers also act convincingly. As Marzelline, so lovestruck that she doesn't realise that "Fidelio" is all that he appears to be, Natalie Christie, foregoing the ditziness that often besets the role, reveals a bright, open timbre that nevertheless carries the necessary emotional weight..."

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Nick Kimberley - The Independent

The Marriage of Figaro // Opera Australia

Christie is irresistibly funny, a tiny little dynamo effortlessly organising all about her. Where many of our young singers seem to rely on their physical performance to give a clue to how their vocal one should be unfolding, Christie offers a seamless marriage of the two. Yes, of course that's the way it should be, but...

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Deborah Jones - The Australian