Her very versatile voice allows her to face a wide repertory, covering all the titles of the Italian opera tradition, beyond a large religious repertory.
Enrico Charles Foundation
A successful career starring in numerous operas.
Laura Ansaldi is an Italian soprano and actress with an international career.
Since she is very young, she invests in a very high level education: Genoa and Milan Conservatory of Music; “Accademia Chigiana” in Siena, Fiesole’s school of music; “Advanced education Academy TEMA” in Milan. Besides opera singing, she also graduates in Piano and in Performing Arts.
Her career starts in 2001 with the opera “Tosca”, and proceeds with many important performances all around the world: Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Chzech Republic, Russia, Germany, Netherlands, Austria, US.
Since the very beginning, she is appreciated as a very versatile singer. Officially defined “Dramatic soprano with agility”, she easily performs a very light repertory till the most dramatic roles; from Elisir d’Amore to Turandot; from Lucia di Lammermoor to Norma. Among her most successful roles: Tosca; Madama Butterfly; Leonora (La Forza del Destino); Norina (Don Pasquale); Abigaille (Nabucco); Mimi (La Bohème); Adriana Lecouvreur; Maddalena (Andrea Chenier). Thanks to her talent in acting, she is also much appreciated as a Musical and theater performer.
She has collaborated with important orchestras and artists like for example Claudio Abbado, Gianandrea Gavazzeni, Carlo Maria Giulini, Boston Philarmonic, Longwood Symphony orchestra , Ottavio Garaventa, Delfo Menicucci, Lorenzo Castriota Skanderberg, Massimo De Stefano, Silvano Frontalini, Sandro Fazzolari, Marco Voleri, Daniele Anzaghi, Carlo Torriani, Vincenzo Villani, Bruno Tasso, Rossella Spinosa, Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra, Alessandria Classical Orchestra, Roncole Verdi Orchestra, Bilbao baroque ensemble, Madrid symphonic orchestra.
Very engaged in social responsibility, she likes to take part to charity initiatives. She is official patron for the “Enrico Charles foundation”, an UK organization supporting children with disabilities and their families and she supports with her performances the Stiftung Pro UKBB and other Swiss charity initiatives.
Besides the performing activities, Laura is also a much appreciate teacher and member of commission in several competitions. She gives private lessons in Zürich for young singers, and from 2009 to 2014 she has been professor of acting and singing at the 14youstudio Art Academy in Lugano.
She has been selected for several prestigious and international events, always as main soloist, like the Roncole Giuseppe Verdi International festival; the official celebrations of the life of Maria Callas and the rediscovery of the Stabat Mater of A. Scarlatti (with world première in Zürich, Grossmünster)
She lives in Zürich since 2014 and in her private life she is a wife and mother of 2 children.
- “Le nozze di Figaro” – Griselda
- “Don Giovanni” – Donna Elvira
- “Cosi fan tutte” – Fiordiligi
- “Semiramide” – Semiramide
- “Guglielmo Tell” – Mathilde
- “Il barbiere di Siviglia” – Rosina
- “Norma” – Norma
- “Lucia Di Lammermoor” – Lucia
- “L’elisir d’amore” – Amina
- “Anna Bolena” – Anna
- “Ernani” – Leonora
- “Un giorno di regno ” – Contessa
- “Nabucco” – Abigaille
- “Traviata” – Violetta
- “Macbeth” – Lady Macbeth
- “Trovatore” – Leonora
- “Un ballo in maschera” – Amelia
- “Otello” – Desdemona
- “La forza del destino” – Leonora
- “Don Carlos” – Elisabetta
- “Aida” – Aida
- “Tosca” – Tosca
- “La Boheme” – Mimi
- “Turandot” – Turando
- “La fanciulla del west” – Minnie
- “Madama Butterfly” – Cio Cio San
- “Manon Lescaut” – Manon
- “Andrea Chenier” – Maddalena
- “Adriana Lecouvreur” – Adriana
- “Cavalleria Rusticana” – Santuzza
- “Pagliacci” – Nedda
- “Hello Dolly” – Dolly
- “The phantom of the opera” – Christine
- “Jesus Christ Superstar” – Magdalene
- “Evita” – Eva
- “Sunset Boulevard” – Norma