American Mezzo-Soprano Laura Tucker was born in Modesto California and currently lives with her family in Toronto, Canada.
Ms. Tucker earned her BA from Seattle Pacific University, an MM from the Manhattan School of Music, and continued her operatic training as a young artist at the Juilliard Opera Center, Lincoln Center, New York City.
Having performed operatic roles across North America, Ms. Tucker’s engagements featured numerous performances at the New York City Opera, the Canadian Opera, Boston Lyric and Philadelphia Operas, and Seattle Opera to name a few.
Equally at home in recital and in concert, Ms. Tucker has appeared at the Barbicon Center in London, the Wexford Festival, the New Music Festival of Huddersfield, Avery Fisher Hall, and numerous concerts venues across Canada.
Ms. Tucker devotes much of her present career to teaching, currently Voice Faculty at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Music and serves as dramatic coach to the young artists of the Canadian Opera Company.
Laura is extremely pleased to be making her Opera Columbus debut in the role of Amneris.