Feature Act available for hire, based in Queensland
As a young, fresh face of opera, Laura brings the art form to the masses with her own unique interpretations. With a modern approach to classical music Laura enchants her audience with her soaring soprano voice and strawberry blonde curls and leaves them captivated and wanting more.
Get ready for a performance of classical elegance with a funky contemporary twist…
Laura’s feature act caters for the masses by combining some of the world’s most famous arias such as O mio babbino caro, The Laughing Song and Porgi Amor with modern songs from popular artists such as Radiohead, Nick Cave and Kate Bush performed with her own new interpretation. She can also add to her performance spirituals (My Lord What a Morning), musical theatre (I Dreamed a Dream), and popera (Time to say goodbye).
Depending on your event, Laura can provide themed collections of pieces or let you pick and chose from any of her collections.
Born in 1988, Laura Coutts hails from Brisbane Australia. Classically trained in voice at the Queensland Conservatorium, Laura started her musical journey at the tender age of 8 when she joined the Queensland Children’s Choir. Since age 12 she took private singing lessons and competed in numerous competitions and completed numerous AMEB singing exams. Laura has received the Pine Rivers Shire Bursary, Elizabeth Muir Scholarship and Linda Edith Allen Prize, both from the Queensland Conservatorium.
Along the way, she has had leading roles in opera’s and musicals: Pat Nixon in Nixon in China, Merab in Saul, Cobweb in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Anna in The King and I and Maria in West Side Story. In 2008, she was asked to perform with belladiva, a pop-opera sextet, and is continuing to perform with them for various corporate and private functions, festivals and stage shows.