Laura Mayer (born 1996) is a Danish mezzo-soprano who is currently studying her first year of Master's at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater München with professor Julian Prégardien. Previously she studied her Bachelor’s degree at The Royal Danish Academy of Music with professor emeritus Kirsten Buhl Møller. Laura has also received lessons with prize-winning opera singers Johan Reuter and Bo Skovhus, professor Julia Kaufmann from UDK in Berlin, Royal Danish opera singer Hanne Fischer, and also prize-winning pianist’ such as Helmut Deutsch and Richard Hetherington, Head of Music at The Royal Opera London.
Laura is already performing regularly as a soloist both in oratorio, concert-repertoire and opera-repertoire.
Highlights include performing the alto part of Mahler’s Symphony no. 2 with the Lübeck Philharmonic Orchestra under conductor Stefan Vladar broadcasted to Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR), performing with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra in DR Koncerthuset, performing the alto part of Mendelssohn's Elijah with the Jönköpings Sinfonietta in the music-hall Spira under conductor Cecilia Martin-Löf, playing the role of Louise Finch in the world premiere of Matias Vestergaard’s opera Titanic directed by Natascha Metherell, and performing as a young talent at the opera festival Opera In Unlikely Places.
In March of 2020 Laura was supposed to be competing in the 2020 International Sibelius Lied-duo competition in Finland with pianist Troels Roland that sadly got cancelled due to COVID-19.
In January of 2021 (postponed to 2022 due to COVID-19) Laura will be performing the alto part in Mozart's Requiem with the Odense Symphony Orchestra in the Carl Nielsen Hall.