About Laura

Laura Macri was born in a small Sicilian sleepy town called Serradifalco (Italy). Renowned opera singer ‘Yva Barthélémy’ noticed Laura’s talent and invited her to move to Paris to take her under her wing and guide her.

At the age of 20 She performed in her very first big opera ‘Boheme’. She has toured all over the world performing several times together with ‘Andrea Bocelli’.

With Bocelli she performed at renowned venues like:

MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Barclays Arena in Brooklyn, US Airway Centre in Phoenix, Verizon Center in Washington, St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa, Phillis Arena in Atlanta, Atlas Arena in Lodz, Palace Square in St. Petersburg, Lanxess Arena in Cologne, National Stadium in Lima, Paseo Cayala in Guatemala City, Mexico City Arena, Movistar Arena in Santiago de Chile, Sala Palatului in Bucharest, Papp Laszlo Sport Arena in Budapest, Nokia Concert Hall in Tallin & Wuhan Qintai Concert Hall in China.

She has worked with great opera singers such as Yva Barthélémy, Ines Salazar, Rolando Panerai, Elizabeth Norberg Schultz . She was one of the winners of the international competition ”Illica Opera stage”, of ”Pietro Mongini” in Ispra where she won the 1st prize, the award for youngest finalist and the audience award.

Andrea Bocelli e Laura

She made her debut as Musetta (Boheme). She performed as Frasquita (Carmen) in the ‘Petruzzelli’ theatre, conducted by the legendary maestro ‘Lorin Maazel’ at one of his last performances and as Barbarina in “Nozze di Figaro” at ‘Theatre Massimo’ in Catania.

In 2016 she was selected to be part of Pavarotti Foundation.
She took part to a concert in memory of Maestro Pavarotti “Qui dove il mare luccica” in Modena and performed at the Arena di Verona for Opera on ice.

In January 2017 she performs as Rosina (Barbiere di Siviglia) at theater Niccolini in Florence.

Laura just released her debut solo pop-opera album called: ‘Terra’ with producers Sascha Paeth (Avantasia) and Joost van den Broek (Ellen ten Damme, Kovacs).

She states: “This album is a dream coming true, I could finally put my whole heart and soul in the lyrics. I can use my voice in a way that really fits my personality. The lyrics were inspired by personal experiences: about friendships, grief and also some deeper philosophical themes”.