Natalie Yardena is a 24 year old soprano Singer and Actress from North London. She has had professional classical training for 11 years. Natalie was a finalist in the Emunah Young Musician of the Year Award at the Royal Academy of Music.
Natalie made her debut performance at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August with her concert Bizet to Broadway, where she enchanted the audience with her vocals as she took them on a musical journey performing operatic arias, musical theatre numbers from The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables and Carousel as well as popular contemporary music including a Kate Bush classic.
Natalie also performed two London preview shows prior to her Edinburgh Fringe performance at iconic venue The Clissold Arms on in June and July where all profits were donated to Max's Foundation Charity.
Natalie’s love for singing and acting started at a young age and she has had voice lessons from a very young age. Natalie is a member of the Southgate Opera Company and has just performed in Pagliacci and Trial by Jury at The Wyllyotts Theatre in February 2020.
Natalie attended Centre Stage Drama School during 2011-2014 and she performed in several musicals, cabarets and shows including Les Miserables at the Aylward Theatre (2011) and Our House at the Arts Depot Theatre (2013), and appeared in the Camden Fringe Festival. She excelled during her time at Centre Stage and was presented with numerous awards including The Stage Presence Award 2013 and Most Promising Singer Award 2012. Natalie has also pursued her training at Southgate Opera Company.
Natalie was thrilled to be asked to sing for the second consecutive year at the Pride of St George at The Brewery London in April 2019 and 2018, and the Rugby National Anthems for England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales at the Pre Tour Roar dinner in 2017. She regularly performs in front of large audiences in various restaurants and bars in London and Nottingham as well as at other prestigious venues across London including The Brewery and The Dorchester Hotel. Natalie has performed at various charity events including the Masonic Lodge Dinner and had the privilege of turning on the Christmas lights in Barnet for the Cherry Lodge, and performs at weddings, corporate and social events.
Natalie graduated from The University of Nottingham in 2018 and wishes to pursue her training in Opera and Musical Theatre.