...Laura Pedersen, a soprano with a focused glowing voice, was vibrant as Violetta.

— Cleveland Plain Dealer


The Merry Widow

Laura Pedersen as: THE MERRY WIDOW in Franz Lehar’s THE MERRY WIDOW with OPERA DELAWARE

Don’t miss Laura Pedersen’s (Musetta in Opera Delaware’s La Boheme) flirtatious portrayal of the beautiful and rich Hanna Glawari!

Sunday, May 1st – 2:00pm
Friday, May 6th – 7:30pm
Saturday, May 7th – 7:30pm

Visit www.operade.org to purchase tickets!
Tickets Available CALL 1.800.37.GRAND.


Three Concerts at the Teatro National

Panama Opera Panama City, Panama

May 10 – 7:30 pm El Amor Esta en el Aire, (Love is in the Air, Love songs of Broadway and Cross-over)
May 12 – 7:30 pm Canciones de Amor de la Opera (Love Songs of Opera)
May 14 – 7:30 pm Canciones de Amor de la Opera


Natchez Music Festival 2011

May 18 (Opera Arias and duets)
May 21 (a night of Rogers&Hammerstein)
May 22 (Arias and Cross-over)


Natchez Festival of Music
Telephone: 601-442-7464
E-mail: natchezmusic@gmail.com

Opera Shorts 2011

For the third year in a row, Laura Pedersen will be singing with Remarkable Theater Brigade to premiere Operas from some of todays leading composers.

Opera Shorts will be performed at Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall on November 4, 2011 with the music of William Bolcom, Jake Heggie, Tom Cipullo, Davide Zannoni and Christian McLeer among others.

November 4

Website: RemarkableTheaterBrigade.com
Facebook: facebook.com/RTBNYC
Twitter: twitter.com/RemarkableNYC

Christmas at The Cathedral

Laura Pedersen, soprano and Scott Piper, tenor; joining Conductor Dan Goeller

December 15, 7:30 pm
December 16, 7:30 pm
December 17, 1:00pm and 7:30 pm
December 18, 7:30 pm

Event Location:
St. Joseph Cathedral, Sioux Falls, SD

For additional information:
visit: http://www.cfesd.org
or, call Ryan Murphy (605) 988-3705 or Jodi Ekle (605) 988-3765

Laura Pedersen will be singing her first Mimi in La Boheme with Opera Panama OCT 11, 12, 13, 14, 2011. For further information and tickets http://operapanama.com

Click the thumbnail to see the Opera Shorts poster.

NOV 4, 2011 Ms. Pedersen is returning to perform Opera Shorts with Remarkable Theater Brigade in Carnegie Hall’s Weil hall in New York, New York

Get further information and tickets.

NOV 13, 2011 :

Park Synagogue & B’nai Jeshurun
present their annual concert & dinner


With opera diva Laura Pedersen and harpist Calvin Stokes

Sunday, November 13

Park Synagogue East
27500 Shaker Blvd. (at Brainard), Pepper Pike

Come for a delightful event featuring a special concert by Harp & Heels, the dynamic team of soprano Laura Pedersen and harpist Calvin Stokes. These two very talented musicians will present a diverse repertoire that includes, not only classical opera selections, but also Broadway, pop, and jazz music. Both musicians are classically trained and have performed nationally and internationally. We are very excited to have Harp & Heels perform for us at Park Synagogue. A delicious family-style dinner will follow the concert.

Time: 3:30-4:00 pm Registration & Social Hour
4:15-5:15 pm Performance
5:30 pm Dinner

Fee for performance & dinner: $24 for Park Synagogue or B’nai Jeshurun members
$27 for Guests
Fee for performance only: $15
(checks payable to Park Synagogue)

Prepaid reservations are required by November 3rd. Limited seats available, so make your reservations early!

For questions, please contact Ellen Petler at epetler@parksyn.org or 216-371-2244 ext. 122.

To make reservations, please send check (payable to Park Synagogue), indicate performance only or performance & dinner, all names included in party, address, phone number, email address, any seating requests for dinner, and dinner entrée choice (give number) of Chicken Francaise or Breaded Portobello Mushroom.

All tickets will be held for pick-up on November 13 at the registration table.

Co-sponsored by Park Synagogue Senior Adults and the B’nai Jeshurun Hazak group, with support from the Park Synagogue Cultural Arts Fund for Seniors.

We hope you will join us for this exciting event!

DECEMBER 10, 2011 a Benefit concert by Harp & Heels featuring Opera, Cross over, and beloved Christmas music. This amazing setting for the season. For information and tickets: http://guadalupeohio.com/servantsofmary/

Click to see the poster for Christmas at the Cathedral

DECEMBER 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 2011 Ms. Pedersen will be returning to Sioux Falls, SD to be a soloist joining the televised sold out concerts of the Christmas at the Cathedral. For tickets and information: http://www.diocese-of-sioux-falls.org/Calendar/Default.aspx?Event=1134

JANUARY 13 and 15 Laura Pedersen debuts in her home state of Iowa for Cedar Rapids Opera as Hanna in The Merry Widow. The Sunday performance will be broadcast on Public Radio live; and this is a new translation. For information and tickets: http://www.cr-opera.org/content.asp?ID=3227