Boston-based soprano Laura DellaFera has established herself as a versatile performer of opera, musical theatre, and concert work. Recent performances include the role of Hettie in the new chamber opera The Clever Artifice of Harriet and Margaret with Opera del West; as the soprano soloist in the Vivaldi Gloria with Masterworks Chorale in Lexington, MA; and an appearance in the ensemble of The Music Man with Reagle Music Theatre.
Operatic roles she has performed include: Ilia in Idomeneo, Rosalinda in Die Fledermaus; Morgana in Alcina, Barbarina in The Marriage of Figaro, Emily Webb in Our Town; Suor Genovieffa in Suor Angelica; Almirena in Rinaldo; Pamina in Die Zauberflöte; Clorinda in La Cenerentola; Beth in Little Women; Eva Delvigné in An Embarrassing Position; Erste Dame in Die Zauberflöte; Madame de Tourvel in The Dangerous Liaisons, and Ciesca in Gianni Schicchi
Laura also enjoys acting in musical theatre, most recently as Hattie in Cole Porter's Kiss Me Kate. She has also portrayed Lucie Manette in A Tale of Two Cities, Cosette in Les Misérables, and covered Gloria Thorpe in Damn Yankees.
Laura has been featured as a Young Artist in several summer festivals including Pittsburgh Festival Opera, the American Institute of Musical Studies (AIMS) in Graz, Austria, CoOPERAtive in Princeton, New Jersey, and Oberlin in Italy in Arezzo, Italy.
A native of northeastern Connecticut, Laura is now based in Boston after completing a Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, and a Master of Music in Voice Performance and Pedagogy at Westminster Choir College. In addition to performing, she also teaches private voice and piano lessons.