Laura Mayer is a Danish mezzo-soprano and current master’s student at the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich (HMTM) with KS Professor Christiane Iven and Sabine Lahm.
As a child she joined The Danish National Broadcasting Choir’s while also attending Sankt Annæ Gymnasium; a primary school for young singing talents. In 2014 she began preparatory studies with Royal Danish Operasinger Hanne Fischer, and in 2017 she was accepted in the bachelor’s program at The Royal Danish Academy of Music with Professor Kirsten Buhl Møller.
After receiving her bachelor’s degree in 2020, she enrolled as an Erasmus exchange student at HMTM joining the class of Professor Julian Prégardien and later KS Professor Christiane Iven. In 2021 she officially transferred to HMTM to continue her master’s studies.
Laura Mayer has received lessons and participated in masterclasses with renowned artists such as: Professor Gerhild Romberger, Anke Vondung, Johan Reuter, Bo Skovhus, Professor Julie Kaufmann, and coaches Helmut Deutsch and Richard Hetherington; Head of Music at The Royal Opera London.
Despite her young age she regularly performs as a soloist both in oratorio, concert repertoire and opera repertoire.
Highlights of her musical career include singing Offenbach: “Barcarolle“ with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra in The Danish Radio Concert Hall (DR Koncerthuset) in 2018, performing the role of Louise Finch in the world premiere of Matias Vestergaard’s opera “Titanic” directed by Natascha Metherell in 2019, singing the alto part of Mendelssohn’s “Elijah” with the Jönköpings Sinfonietta in the concert hall Spira (Sweden) under conductor Cecilia Martin-Löf in 2019, and performing the alto part of Mahler’s “Symphony no. 2” with the Lübeck Philharmonic Orchestra under conductor Stefan Vladar broadcasted to Norddeutscher Rundfunk in 2019.
Laura Mayer is kindly sponsored by Augustinus Fonden, Beckett-Fonden, William Demant Fonden, Knud Højgaards Fond, Den Bøhmske Fond, Nordea Fonden and STIBET.
Please contact Laura Mayer directly for an updated resume and repertoire-list.