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Season 2019-20

Laurence's full 2019-2020 season will be announced soon!  He will make debuts in major roles at the following theatres:  Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Teatro San Carlo di Napoli, Teatro Municipale di Piacenza, Teatro Verdi di Padova, Teatro Sociale di Rovigo, Teatro Comunale di Ferrara, Teatro Verdi di Pisa, Teatro Goldoni di Livorno, and Teatro del Giglio di Lucca.  Stay tuned!

Season 2018-19

I Puritani

Laurence will make his role debut as Sir Giorgio in Bellini's I Puritani

Conductor: Gabriele Ferro

Director: Emilio Sagi

May 24, 26, 27, 28, 29, 2020

Teatro di San Carlo, Napoli

L'amour des trois oranges

Laurence will sing the Herald in Prokofiev's masterpiece at the Teatro San Carlo, Naples 

 

Conductor: Juraj Valčuha

Director: Alessandro Talevi

May 3, 5, 7, 8 2020

Teatro di San Carlo Napoli

Don Giovanni

Laurence will sing the title role in Don Giovanni for the Teatro Sociale di Rovigo, Italy.

Conductor: Aldo Sisillo

Director: Stefano Poda

December 4, 6, 8, 2019

 

Teatro Sociale, Rovigo

Le Nozze di Figaro

Laurence sings Figaro in a new co-production at the historical Teatro Goldoni di Livorno, Italy.

Conductor: Jacopo Sipari di Pescasseroli

Director: Massimo Gasparon

November 23, 24 2019

Teatro Goldoni di Livorno

Requiem Mozart K.626

Festival Suoni dal Golfo, Lerici

Special concert in memory of the Morandi Bridge victims at Genova

Mozart Requiem K.626

August 27 2019

21.00 Lerici, Italy

Mozart Missa Solemnis in C Major K.337

Laurence joins Coro Ricercare and the Cologne Chamber Orchestra, led by Christoph Poppen in this Mozart mass for the Marvão International Festival, Portugal

Conductor: Christoph Poppen

Cologne Chamber Orchestra

Coro Ricercare​

July 21, 2019, 11.00

Igreja N. Stra da Estrela, Marvão, Portugal

Un Ballo in Maschera

Laurence makes his role debut as Sam in San Carlo's new production of Un Ballo in Maschera in an all-star cast.

Conductor: Donato Renzetti

Director: Leo Muscato

February 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 28

2019

Teatro di San Carlo, Naples

La Bohème

Laurence will return to the role of Colline in Francesco Saponaro's production for the Teatro San Carlo

 

​Conductor: Alessandro Palumbo

Director: Francesco Saponaro

January 15, 17, 18 (per le scuole) 2019

Teatro di San Carlo, Naples

Mariotti Gala Pesaro

Opera Gala celebrating the Rossini Opera Festival's Artistic Director and Honorary President, Gianfranco Mariotti. Laurence will sing excerpts from Il turco in Italia (Selim) and Mosè in Egitto (Faraone).

December 13, 2018

Rossini Opera Festival, Pesaro

Uppala Auditorium, Pesaro

Il Barbiere di Siviglia

Laurence sings Bartolo for the first time, in Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia for the Teatro Savoia, Campobasso. A concert performance on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the composer's death

December 7, 2018

Teatro Savoia, Campobasso, Italy

Return recital - live radio broadcast Radio 24, Il Sole 24 Ore

After the popularity of their first live recital brodcast, Laurence and the Ensemble Solomon Rossi return for a second installment.  This recital features interviews and further selections from their new disk of the Psalms of Benedetto Marcello, recorded for Concerto Classics

Broadcast 21.30

November 25, 2018

Radio 24, Il Sole 24 Ore

Italian National Radio

Live recital, Il Sole 24 Ore, Milan, Italy

Recital - live radio broadcast Radio 24, Il Sole 24 Ore

In anticipation of the release of Laurence's latest recording with Concerto Classics, Laurence performs a live recital with Ensemble Solomon Rossi.  Repertoire includes tracks from the new disk of the Psalms of Benedetto Marcello.

Broadcast 21.30

November 18, 2018

Radio 24, Il Sole 24 Ore

Italian National Radio

Live recital, Il Sole 24 Ore, Milan, Italy

Petite Messe Solennelle

Laurence will be the bass soloist for the inauguration of the Festival Suoni dal Golfo, in Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle

Conductor: Gianluca Marcianò

with Collegium Musicum Almae Matris

August 16, 2018

San Francesco Church - Lerici, Italy, 9.30 pm

La Traviata

Grenville in San Carlo's new production of La Traviata, with an all-star cast including Nino Machaidze and Leo Nucci.

Conductor: Jordi Bernacer/Maurizio Augostini

Director: Lorenzo Amato

June 6, 10, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20

2018

Teatro di San Carlo, Naples

Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District

Portinaio in Martin Kusej's acclaimed production. 

Conductor: Juraj Valčuha

Director: Martin Kusej

Teatro San Carlo, Naples

April 15, 18, 20, 21, 22

2018

Teatro di San Carlo, Naples

Mosè in Egitto

Laurence will cover the role of Faraone in David Pountney's new production Rossini's Mosè in Egitto for the Teatro San Carlo in Naples for the work's 200th anniversary

 

Conductor: Stefano Montanari

Director: David Pountney

March 15, 17, 18, 20

2018

Teatro San Carlo, Naples

La Bohème

Laurence will return to the role of Colline in a new production for the Teatro San Carlo

 

​Conductor: Stefano Ranzani

Director: Mario Pontiggia

January 11, 12, 13 (matinee), 13, 14, 16

La Traviata

Grenville in Ferzan Öspetek's production of La Traviata for Teatro San Carlo, Naples

Conductor: Renato Palumbo

Director: Ferzan Öspetek

April 23, 26, 29, 30, 

May 3, 4, 5

Die Entführung aus dem Serail

Laurence will make his role debut as Osmin in Giorgio Strehler's legendary production at the Teatro San Carlo 

 

Conductor: Hansjörg Albrecht

Director: Giorgio Strehler, restaged by Mattia Testi​

October 28, 31

November 2, 5, 7, 8

Laurence will sing Zuniga in Bizet's Carmen in a new production for the Teatro delle Muse Franco Corelli, Ancona

Conductor: Guillaume Tourniaire

Director: Francesco Saponaro

September 22, 24

Margherita d'Anjou

Belmonte in Meyerbeer's bel canto extravaganza, Margherita d"Anjou. Modern-day premiere for the Festival della Valle d'Itria.

 

Conductor: Fabio Luisi

Director: Alessandro Talevi

 

July 29

August 2, 4

Orlando Furioso

Whilst resident at the Festival della Valle d'Itria, Laurence will cover the role of Astolfo in Vivaldi's Orlando Furioso, accompanied by the baroque ensemble, I Barocchisti.

Conductor: Diego Fasolis

Director: Fabio Ceresa

June 14, 17

Rossini-Meyerbeer

Recital with pianist Giorgio D'Alonzo

Repertoire includes arias of Rossini and Meyerbeer

 

Convento dei Domenicani, Ceglie Massapica​

July 20, 2017, 21.00

Chiostre di San Domenico, Martina Franca

July 22, 2017, 17.00

Di Orlando in Orlando

Recital with pianist Ettore Papadia

Repertoire includes works inspired by Ariosto's Orlando Furioso - Händel, Haydn and Vivaldi

 

Chiostre di San Domenico, Martina Franca

 

July 15 and 30, 2017, 17.00

L'amour des trois oranges

Laurence will sing the role of La Cusinière in Prokofiev's masterpiece

 

Conductor: Gabriele Ferro

Director: Alessandro Talevi

October 9, 10, 12, 13, 14

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Season 2017-18