February sees the first international premiere of Belongings (by Laura and composer Lewis Murphy) at Minnesota Opera.
Laura directs a new production of Cosi fan tutte for English Touring Opera, with performances at numerous venues across the UK between February and May.
In January Laura leads ‘Create and Sing’ teacher training workshops for the Royal Opera House.
Across February and March Laura works with Opera North, delivering workshops to accompany their programme of schools’ matinees of The Magic Flute.
Between March and July Laura returns to Glyndebourne, assisting Richard Jones on his new production of Berlioz’s ‘dramatic legend’ La Damnation de Faust.
An extract from Laura’s Opera Dots ‘Hansel & Gretel’ script is showcased as part of Dots Day at the Royal Opera House in June.
July sees Laura join forces again with conductor Bertie Baigent at Waterperry Opera Festival, for a new production of The Magic Flute.
A new opera by Murphy & Attridge, A Different Story, written for the Royal Opera House’s Youth Opera Company to celebrate its 10th Anniversary, will premiere in the Linbury Theatre in August.
Plans for August also include a residency for Laura at The Red House in Aldeburgh, alongside composer Lewis Murphy, as part of Wild Plum Arts‘ MADE AT THE RED HOUSE scheme.
In September Laura’s Opera Dots script will be performed again at the Royal Opera House.
Laura joins the panel for the end-of-day discussion at the 2019 OBERTO conference, on the theme of ‘The Canon Reloaded’, in September.
Between September and November Laura works with After Eden Productions and Kentish Town Primary school towards an abridged performance of Brundibar as part of this incredible event at the Jewish Museum, London.
In October Laura leads more teacher training for the Royal Opera House as part of their ‘Create and Sing’ programme.
Across October and December Laura directs an abridged version of A Different Story at the Royal Opera House with their Youth Opera Company, for a private studio performance.