Watch the trailer for Laura’s provocative production of Don Giovanni for Waterperry Opera Festival’s inaugural season:
In February Laura is an Artist in Residence at the Suzy Newhouse Center for the Humanities at Wellesley College, Massachusetts.
Between March and May, Laura and Lewis lead ‘A Manchester Songbook’, mentoring composers from the Royal Northern College of Music and writers from The Writing Squad to collaborate to create a series of new songs.
In May Glyndebourne makes the full film of Laura and Lewis’ opera Belongings available to watch online.
A bespoke aria written by Laura and Lewis for one of the exceptional young artists at the National Opera Studio, as part of their project 12:40, premieres in June.
Across June and July Laura directs Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia at Trinity Laban Conservatoire.
Laura directs the headline production, Don Giovanni, for the inaugural Waterperry Opera Festival, in August.
On September 11th Laura is speaking as part of the 2018 OBERTO Conference at Oxford Brookes University. This year’s theme is ‘Opera and Violence’.
Between September and November Laura is Assistant Director for Glyndebourne’s 2018 Tour revival of La Traviata, and Consultant Director for their innovative new production La Traviata: Behind the Curtain.