As a principal artist with Opera Australia, Natalie Jones has performed - Juliette in Romeo et Juliette, the title role in Manon, Konstanze and Blonde in The Abduction from the Seraglio, Musetta in La bohéme, Gilda in Rigoletto, Adina in L’Elisir d’Amore, Susanna in The Marriage of Figaro, Queen of Night in The Magic Flute, Zerbinetta in Ariadne auf Naxos, Eurydice & Cupid in Orpheus in the Underworld, Josephine in H.M.S. Pinafore, Casilda in The Gondoliers, Hero in The Love of the Nightingale (Richard Mills), Oscar in Un Ballo in Maschera and Morgana in Alcina.
Natalie has also been a frequent guest artist with other leading companies – for State Opera of South Australia, she sang Woglinde in Der Ring des Nibelungen (recorded and subsequently released by Melba Recordings) and Donna Anna in Don Giovanni; for West Australian Opera she sang Adele in Die Fledermaus and the title role in Patience; for Opera Queensland she has performed Adina in L'elisir d'amore and Queen of Night; for the Vienna Volksoper she sang Queen of Night and she has performed both Gilda and Queen of Night for National Australian Tours with OzOpera.
Natalie toured Japan as Christine in Ken Hill’s Original Phantom of the Opera and she created the role of Bubba in the world premiere production of Richard Mills' Summer of the Seventeenth Doll for the Melbourne International Festival of the Arts, a role she then repeated for Opera Australia which screened nationally on ABC television.
In addition to her work on the operatic stage, Natalie has also performed extensively throughout Australia and New Zealand as a soloist on the concert platform.
Natalie has a Bachelor of Music from the University of Melbourne and a Masters Degree in Classical Music from the Royal College of Music in Stockholm, Sweden. She was also a member of the Victoria State Opera Young Artist Program, Melbourne.
Natalie's principal voice teacher has been Prof. Janice Chapman.