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The Romanian soprano Laura Nicorescu graduated from the Mozarteum Salzburg in 2008. Thereafter she became a member of the Opera Studio of the Bavarian State Opera. Soon the young soprano was invited to perform internationally as Konstanze (Die Entführung aus dem Serail/Vlaamse Opera), Pamina (Die Zauberflöte/Hof), Despina (Cosi van Tutte/Vlaamse Opera) as well as Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro/Theater Krefeld/Mönchengladbach, Nationalopera Bukarest).
Since 2012/2013 she has been a member of the Landestheater Salzburg acknowledged for many brilliant role debuts (Sophie/Werther, Rezia/Die Pilger von Mekka, Yvonne/Jonny spielt auf, Servilia/La Clemenza di Tito). In the season 2014/15 she sang there Pamina / Die Zauberflöte. Upcoming in 2017 is another role debut there as Jenny in Kurt Weil’s „Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny“.
Lastest engagements include Marzellina / Fidelio at Nationalopera Bukarest (stage director Graham Vick) as well as Zerlina / „Don Giovanni“ at the Opéra Royal de Versailles and Opéra de Rouen Normandie.
Laura Nicorescu has already worked with conductors such as Fabio Luisi, Kent Nagano, Kiril Petrenko, Leo Hussain, Asher Fisch, Simone Young, Ivor Bolton, Umberto Benedetti Michelangeli and was invited to collaborate with the orchestra of the Berliner Philharmoniker (giving her first recital at the Baden-Baden Easter Festival in 2013 as well as Musikverein in Vienna 2014), the Haydn-Orchester Bozen and Trient, L’Orchestre de L’Opéra de Rouen Haute-Normandie (Sieben Frühe Lieder by Alban Berg in 2014) as well as the Mozarteumorchestra Salzburg. Theres she sang the sopran solo in Orff’s Carmina Burana under the baton of Ivor Bolton in 2015.
She has been recognized with several competition awards, among others the Special Prize for Young Talents at the Francesco Vinas Competition in Barcelona and the First Prize at the Competition of Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg. Her mentor is the acclaimed Irish coach Veronica Dunne.