About Laura

Laura Macrì 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, Laura performed in her very first major opera Boheme.
Right after 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.

She has toured all over the world performing several times together with Andrea Bocelli and with the ensemble Div4s (2013-2014). With Bocelli, Laura performed at renowned venues such as:

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.

Laura 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.

In early 2016, Laura signed a record deal with Decca for a project called Duetto and was selected to be part of Pavarotti Foundation.

Andrea Bocelli e Laura

She participated in a concert in memory of Maestro Pavarotti, Qui Dove Il Mare Luccica in Modena where she sang together with Nek on the music of Panis Angelicus and then she 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 and then at Theater Verdi of Sassari together with Elio and Francesco Micheli.

In April 2017 Laura released her debut solo pop-opera album titled Terra with producers Sascha Paeth (Avantasia) and Joost van den Broek (Ellen ten Damme, Kovacs).

She states: “This album is a dream come 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 deeper philosophical themes”.

She performed at the National Opera of Bucharest and at Theater Duni in Matera (Italy) for the show Vincerò produced by Pavarotti Foundation.

In November 17th Laura presented her Debut Solo Show in Apeldoorn (NL) and performed more solo shows in April 2018 in theaters in Bussel, Leeuwarden and Harneem (NL).

In February 2018 she performed at Teatro Sociale di Como (Italy) together with Elio and Francesco Micheli and she will perform more shows with them this summer in Turin and Calabria.

In September Laura will perform another solo show in Heerlen at Parkstad Limburg Theaters.