In February Laura will be an Artist in Residence at the Suzy Newhouse Center for the Humanities at Wellesley College, Massachusetts.
Between March and May, Laura and Lewis will 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 will be making the full film of Laura and Lewis’ opera Belongings temporarily 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, will premiere in June.
Across June and July Laura will be directing Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia at Trinity Laban Conservatoire.
Laura will direct the headline production, Don Giovanni, for the inaugural Waterperry Opera Festival, in August.