Laura Baldassari (Soprano)
Laura Baldassari was born in Ravenna in 1985. At the age of 18 she started studying
Opera with professor Patricia Brown. She perfected her art with Maestro William Matteuzzi and followed Soprano Edda Moser masterclasses at the Mozarteum in Salzburg where she sang as best alum of her class in the wiener saal and in schloss hoch.
In 2008 she won the first prize at the contest “Dino Caravita” and gained a 2 years scholarship awarded by the Lions Club Dante Alighieri, Ravenna. She has appeared in several concerts as a soloist presenting an opera repertoire including chamber music and contemporary compositions.
In 2009 she was chosen to play the role of Cunegonda in the opera Candide by L. Bernstein for the opera studio L.T.L. supported by the theatres of Pisa, Lucca and Livorno.
Subsequently she has been selected for the opera Die Groschenoper by Kurt Weill, where she
played the roles of both Polly and Jenny. She attended the Scuola dell'Opera del Teatro Comunale di Bologna, and debuted there as the main character in "Le bel indifferent" by Marco Tutino.
She also played "Catherine" in the operetta "Pomme d'Api" by J.Offenbach at Teatro
Comunale di Bologna. She has taken part in a touring performance in Italy and at Royal Opera House in Muscat of "Il Trovatore" (a Ravenna Festival Production) in the role of Ines, directed by Maestro Paskowsky .