About this Artist
Soprano LAUREL IRENE (Countess Almaviva) is a vocal artist and voice researcher based in Los Angeles. As a performer, she explores vocal repertoire ranging from Monteverdi to Mozart to the wacky, wild, and extreme sounds of the 21st century. Recent features in the Los Angeles area include The Industry/LA Phil New Music Group (John Cage’s Europeras 1 & 2), LACMA Sunday Evening Concerts (Dominick Argento’s Letters from Composers), The Box Gallery (Nice Day for the Races opera premiere), Monday Evening Concerts (Steve Reich’s Music for 18 Musicians), and the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles (Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater). A recent winner of the Beverly Hills National Auditions, she also regularly performs with chamber and vocal music ensembles throughout Los Angeles.