A former member of the Benjamin Britten International Opera School, Laura won the Song prize at the 2007 Kathleen Ferrier Awards and the Lies Askonas Prize. She joined the National Opera Studio during the 2007/08 season.
Her operatic roles include Illia/Idomeneo, Helena/A Midsummer Night’s Dream (ETO), Donna Elvira/Don Giovanni, Leila/The Pearlfishers, Countess Almaviva/Le nozze di Figaro (ETO) and Elisa/Tolomeo, Aldimira in Cavalli ‘s Erismena, Lidka/Two Widows (cover Scottish Opera) First Witch/Dido and Aeneas, Ninfa and Proserpina/Orfeo (cover), all for English Touring Opera.
Last season, she sang Donna Elvira at Opera Holland Park and gave her ENO debut as Kristina in The Makropulos Case as well as covering Musetta/La Boheme. This summer, she returned to Grange Park Opera to reprise the role of Gilda/Rigoletto for the main festival.
Concert work includes Brahms’ Requiem with Lothar Koenigs and the orchestra of WNO, Bach’s St. John and St Matthew Passions with the OAE and Mark Padmore at the QEH in London and on tour in South Korea and Japan, the Messiah with John Nelson and the Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg, Lothar Koenigs and the orchestra of WNO and Stephen Cleobury at Kings College Cambridge, Ismene/Mitridatefor WNO with Sir Charles Mackkeras, Haydn’s Nelson Mass with Sir David Willcocks, Tippett’sSpirituals, Rutter’s Requiem and Bach’s B Minor Mass, all at St John Smith Square.
Laura has given numerous recitals for the Countess of Munster Musical Trust and performed at the Teatro dei Rozzi Siena, the St.Peter's Basilica Rome as well as the Purcell Room, Wigmore Hall, St Martin in the Fields, St.James’ Piccadilly, and the Windsor, Chester and Beaumaris Festivals.
Appearances this season include Romilda/Xerxes for ETO, Hero/Beatrice et Benedict for WNO, and a staged version of Rossini's Petite Messe Solenelle in Berlin, Paris, Bregenz and other European cities.