Dominic Natoli

Dominic Natoli

Spinto Tenor

Acclaimed for his Italianate Timbre & Finesse
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«“Dominic natoli sings a secure tenor, producing perfectly placed, stylish and wonderfully effortless tones, exactly as one would expect from a minstrel” MAnrico, Il trovatore»
Birthe Juul Mathiasen, Jydske Vestkysten, 8/10/2011 (2016)
«“Dominic Natoli’s Cavaradossi is exemplary. Here is the full Italian tenor style and manner, delivered with a golden voice. His ‘E lucevan le stelle’ is distinguished, his acting is assured and to the point.”»
Anthony Holden, THE OBSERVER Sunday 29 June 2003 (2016)
«“King Gustavo, (Ballo in Maschera) - Dominic Natoli - a very Verdian tenor, with an agile and generous voice.... He sings marvellously ... embued with profound emotion. He is sublime... The public delivered a delirious ovation”»
Suzanne Pierron, Les affiches - Moniteur - Musique (2016)
2016Proms ConcertTenor
2016Dvořák: Stabat Mater, B. 71, Op. 58Tenor
2016Assorted ComposersTenor
2013Verdi: OtelloOtello
2013Viva VerdiTenor
2013Puccini: Messa di GloriaTenor
2012Verdi: Il TrovatoreManrico
2010Puccini: Manon LescautChevalier Des Grieux
2010Verdi: RequiemTenor
2009Verdi: RequiemTenor
2009Puccini: Messa di GloriaTenor
2008Verdi: MacbethMacduff
2006Verdi: La Forza del DestinoAlvaro
2006Mascagni: Cavalleria RusticanaTuriddu
2006Verdi: La TraviataAlfredo Germont
2006Bellini: NormaPollione
2006Verdi: NabuccoIsmaele
2005Puccini: La BohèmeRodolfo
2004Puccini: ToscaMario Cavaradossi
2004Bizet: CarmenDon José
2003Puccini: ToscaMario Cavaradossi
2003Puccini: La BohèmeRodolfo
2003Puccini: TurandotCalaf
2003Verdi: Un ballo in mascheraRiccardo
2003Verdi: Un ballo in mascheraRiccardo (Gustavus III)
2002Puccini: Madama ButterflyPinkerton
2001Donizetti: Lucia di LammermoorSir Edgardo di Ravenswood
2000Verdi: Un ballo in mascheraGustavo / Riccardo
1999Verdi: La TraviataAlfredo Germont
1998Donizetti: L'elisir d'amoreNemorino


Internationally acclaimed tenor&nbspDominic Natoli has appeared extensively throughout Europe, the USA, Australasia, and Japan being most highly regarded for his portrayal of all the major Verdi and Puccini roles. He made a triumphant debut as Otello in October 2013, a perfect way to celebrate the Verdi bicentenary. He made his first public appearance at age five, and subsequently joined the Australian Boys' Choir, achieving success as a soloist on the Choir's premiere overseas tour to Japan. He is a first class honours Diploma of Opera graduate of the Vienna Conservatorium of Music. His numerous awards include an Arts Fellowship from the Queensland Government; first prize in the Alfredo Kraus International Singing Competition; and the prestigious Dame Joan Sutherland Scholarship which he has been awarded twice by Richard Bonynge. Since his professional debut, Dominic’s operatic engagements have been with numerous companies in Australia, Austria, Germany, France, USA, Ireland, Denmark, Finland and the U.K., including the Wiener Kammeroper, Opera Australia, Victoria State Opera, Opera Queensland, Volkstheater Rostock, Stadttheater Aachen, Stadttheater Hof, Coburg, Bayreuth, London City Opera, Opera Holland Park,Theatre Evreux,Opera de Nancy et de Lorraine, Opera de Rennes, Opera de Metz, Anna Livia International Festival, English National Opera, Finnish National Opera, Danish National Opera, and Royal Danish Opera. His operatic repertoire includes Tamino in Die Zauberflöte, Idomeneo in Idomeneo, Loge in Das Rheingold, Nemorino in L’Elisir d’Amore, Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor, Pollione in Norma, Alfred in Die Fledermaus, Don Josè in Carmen, Ismael in Nabucco, Alfredo in La Traviata, Riccardo in Un Ballo in Maschera, Riccardo in Oberto, Carlo in I Masnadieri, Alvaro in La Forza del Destino, Duca in Rigoletto, Otello in Otello, Macduff in Macbeth, Turiddu in Cavalleria Rusticana, Cavaradossi in Tosca, Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly and Manrico in Il Trovatore (both performed in the presence of Her Majesty Queen Margarethe of Denmark), Rodolfo in La Bohème, Des Grieux in Manon Lescaut, Calaf in Turandot, and Faust in Faust. Oratorio performances include the Verdi Requiem, Haydn’s The Seasons, and Nelson Mass, Mozart’s Requiem,  Bach’s St. John Passion, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, Handel’s Joshua and Messiah, and Elgar’s The Kingdom and Dream of Gerontius . Dominic’s wide concert repertoire encompasses lieder, French song, contemporary and folk music, Italian and Neapolitan songs, as well as his highly acclaimed portrayal of  Mario Lanza in The Mario Lanza Story. He has appeared with all the major orchestras in his native Australia as well as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, and the BBC Concert Orchestra in the Barbican Hall in London, as well as frequent appearances on Friday Night is Music Night on BBC Radio 2, and numerous recordings for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. He has performed with many distinguished conductors including Gustavo Dudamel, Richard Bonynge, Carlo Felice Cillario, Richard Hickox, Giordano Bellincampi, Sir Edward Downes, David Parry, and Sebastian Lang-Lessing. He records on CD with the labels Vienna Modern Masters, Opera Rara and Chandos. Dominic is also in increasing demand internationally as a voice teacher for individual students as well as giving masterclasses in Denmark and Australia. See for more details. Activities for 2016 include Beethoven Missa Solemnis in London, UK, Stabat Mater (Dvorak) in Derby, UK. Opera gala concerts in the U.K., as well as masterclasses in UK. For latest details please visit
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Proms Concert Tenor London Sinfonietta 2016
Dvořák: Stabat Mater, B. 71, Op. 58 Tenor Immediately Derby Bach Choir 2016
Assorted Composers Tenor P & O Cruises 2016
Verdi: Otello Otello 1 week Opera Queensland 2013
Viva Verdi Tenor Rosslyn Hill Chapel 2013


First Prize Alfredo Kraus International Singing Competition
Arts Fellowship queensland Government
dame Joan Suhterland Scholarship
Dame Joan sutherland scholarship