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Young Artist Appointment With Pacific Opera 2015

In 2015 Laura has been selected as a young artist with Pacific Opera. As a young artist Laura will perform at many public events, as well as being a principal artist in Pacific Opera’s production of Janáček’s The Cunning Little Vixen. For further information about Pacific Opera please follow the link: Pacific Opera

Joan Sutherland Bel Canto Gala Dinner

Laura was an ensemble member of the 2014 Joan Sutherland Bel Canto Gala Dinner. The dinner was a star-studded night featuring Nicole Car, George Perris, Pene Pati & Moses Mackay from Sol3 Mio, Todd McKenney and more. A tribute to maestro Richard Bonynge was a highlight of the event. Morgan Balfour, Kaine Hayward, Melissa Gregory,… [ read more ]

Laura King awarded second place in Sydney Eisteddfod

In the Lieder category at the 2014 Sydney Eisteddfod, Laura performed Von Ewiger Liebe by Brahms. Adjudicator Daniel Sumegi praised her performance for its “great sense of drama and  language” in awarding her second place.

Laura King awarded third place in Sydney Eisteddfod

In the French & German Art Song category at the 2014 Sydney Eisteddfod, Laura performed Allerseelen by Richard Strauss. In awarding her third place, adjudicator John Bolton Wood commended her performance for its “strong but sensitive singing, a fine mastery of the style and rhythm – a strong, vibrant performance”.

The Mietta Song Competition and Master Class participation

 Laura auditioned for the Mietta Song Competition in April 2014. Making it to the top 10, she was invited to Melbourne to attend the competition’s master classes in July. She is appreciative of the opportunity given by the highly regarded national competition to further her professional development.

Corporate function

Laura was the main soloist booked to perform at the Geological Society of Australia’s biennial conference in July 2014. Performing at Newcastle’s iconic Civic Theatre, she sang a selection of musical theatre and operatic numbers.