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Soprano Laura Soto-Bayomi is a student of Patricia Misslin’s, and is currently in her first year in the Bard College Conservatory of Music’s Graduate Vocal Arts Program.  As an undergraduate at New England Conservatory of Music Laura performed selections from Mahler’s Des Knaben Wunderhorn as a soloist in Jordan Hall under the baton of Maestro Hugh Wolff with the NEC Symphony.  She was also the soprano soloist in Mozart’s Regina Coeli KV 108 with the NEC Chamber Singers.  Opera credits include Dido (Dido and Aeneas), Rosalinda (Die Fledermaus), and Climene (L’Egisto) with the Undergraduate Opera Studio.  In May 2013 Laura premiered the role of She in Katherine Balch’s chamber opera Loveliest Afternoon of the Year at NEC in collaboration with the Entrepreneurial Musicianship programIn 2011, Laura received an Entrepreneurial Grant to direct a student-run production of Sondheim’s Into the Woods at NEC.  After attending the Bel Canto Institute in Florence, Italy, Laura was chosen as a recipient of their Orchestral Award and performed with the Vermont Philharmonic in 2012.   Summer 2013 Laura attended Opera on the Avalon in Newfoundland and performed Second Lady (Die Zauberflöte.)  In March 2014, Laura will be performing as the Governess in Bard’s production of Benjamin Britten’s chamber opera Turn of the Screw.

 

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