Laura Pedersen brings a gleaming, richly textured soprano and a no nonsense manner to the title role.

…And she sang like an angel, whether standing, sitting on the floor, or dying on a couch.

Most important, she sang with rich-voiced artistry and superb control.

Pedersen’s Blessed with a lyrical voice displaying brilliance and depth… hitting high C’s with such preciseness…

The angel-blonde Laura Pedersen interpreted Eros in her effortless soprano.

Musetta was well sung by Laura Z. Pedersen, whose looks fit the Musetta profile to a T. Her voice was brilliant enough for the Café Momus scene, yet just weighty enough to bring her prayer to life.

…Laura Pedersen sang a well-burnished Violetta… She dominated all four acts…

…Susannah…played by the comely and ebullient blond soprano, Laura Pedersen.

Laura Pedersen had just the right combination of magnetic charm, wit and humor to carry off the role with panache.

Compelling: Laura Pedersen…

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

Pedersen’s Juliette was secure and often fearless, notably in the florid lines of Je veux vivre.

In the rhapsodic ‘Ain’t it a Pretty Night?’ Pedersen displays a lush high lyric soprano while gazing at the starry sky.


The internationally acclaimed American singer, Laura Pedersen, brings to opera houses and concert halls an intense lyric soprano voice, beauty of line, and a rare ability to make each role come alive. Coming up this season, Ms. Pedersen will reprise the postponed role of Tosca and debut the role of Anna in Le Villi.  Most recently, Laura debuted the role of Amelia in Un Ballo in Maschera, returned to BlueWater Chamber Orchestra with Mozart’s Concert Aria “Misera, dove son! – Ah! Non son io che parlo”,  broadcast by NPR. Her appearances with orchestras, operas, bands, and Harp and Heels duo continued… the latest sold out concert was live streamed and can be found on YouTube: Bop Stop: Harp and Heels; previously, her second season with the Texas Bach Festival, live and virtual which can be found on YouTube, “Appassionata II”.

Highlights from last season include: Ms. Pedersen debuted excerpts from Othello (Desdemona) and Fidelio (Leonore) with the newly formed SnowBelt Symphony Orchestra, rejoined BlueWater Chamber Orchestra, this time with Beethoven’s concert aria “Ah, Perfido” Op. 65, appeared in Orchestra galas singing Madame Butterfly, Violetta, as well as crossover favorites. Harp and Heels brought numerous concerts and masterclasses, uplifting and entertaining. Laura also brought back Rosalinde in Die Fledermaus, sang in Opera orchestral galas showcasing her with Puccini’s Tosca and Mimi, both Verdi Leonoras, as well as Beethoven’s Leonora. Laura  continues to inspire as featured soloist with the Texas Bach Festival, BlueWater Chamber Orchestra, Cleveland Pops, Firelands Symphony, and Opera Project Columbus.

Ms. Pedersen has sung many leading roles with Indianapolis Opera, Cleveland Opera, Di Capo Opera, Opera Delaware, Florida Opera, Sacramento Opera, Panama Opera, Atlantic Opera, Opera Project Columbus, Opera Shorts Troupe. Some of the roles include: Tosca, Donna Anna, Nedda, Santuzza, Hanna Glawari (one of the many productions was Broadcast live for Public Radio), Mimi, Musetta, Violetta, Susannah, Juliette, Rosalinde, Donna Elvira, Musetta, Antonia, Giorgetta, and Micaela.

During her four years as fest soprano in Bremen, Germany, she sang countless performances, at least six leading roles each season, all in the original language, running the gamut from well known beloved operas like Don Pasquale, Die Fledermaus, Carmen, Marriage of Figaro, Orpheè, Un Ballo in Maschera,  to musicals such as West Side Story, and a yearly premiere of commissioned modern Operas.

Symphony appearances include soprano soloist in Beethoven Ninth, Verdi Requiem, Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Faurè Requiem (Carnegie Hall), Mozart Requiem, Brahms Requiem, Beethoven’s Ah, Perfido. She appeared as featured soloist with Cleveland Orchestra’s Blossom Music Festival for five years, soloist with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, the Owensboro Symphony, the Lima Symphony, Firelands Symphony Orchestra, BlueWater Chamber Orchestra, Cleveland Pops, SnowBelt Symphony, and Orchestra Miami. Ms Pedersen was honored to sing with the Cincinnati Pops under the baton of the late Maestro Erich Kunzel.

Ms. Pedersen’s talent for contemporary opera shone in many world premieres in Germany, Scotland (YouTube:Flora and the Prince), and in the USA, many in Carnegie Hall.

Upcoming Appearances

Due to Covid-19, all upcoming performances have been temporarily postponed. Please stay tuned!! All will be rescheduled!!


Operatic Repertoire

Berg LuluLulu
Detlev GlanertJoseph SüßGraziella (world premiere)
GounodRomeo et JuiletteJuliette
JanáčekJenůfa Jenůfa
JanáčekKáťa KabanováKáťa
KorngoldDie Tode StadtMarietta
LeharThe Merry WidowHanna
LeoncavalloI PagliacciNedda
MascagniCavalleria RusticanaSantuzza
MozartCosì Fan TutteFiordiligi
Mozart The Marriage of FigaroThe Countess
MozartDon GiovanniDonna Anna
Marcello PanniThe BanquetMarie Laurent (world premiere)
PucciniFanciulla del WestMinnie
PucciniLa BohemeMimi
PucciniLa BohemeMusetta
PucciniLa RondineMagda
PucciniMadame ButterflyCio Cio San
PucciniSuor AngelicaSuor Angelica
PucciniTurandotLiu/ Turandot
Graham RobbFlora and the PrinceFlora (world premiere)
J. StraussDie FledermausRosalinda
R. StraussArabellaArabella
R. StraussCapriccio The Countess Madelaine
R. StraussSalomeSalome
R. StraussElektraChrysothemis
TchaikovskyEugene OneginTatiana
VerdiLa TraviataVioletta
VerdiIl TrovatoreLeonora
VerdiLa Forza del DestinoLeonora

Concert Repertoire

BachSt. John PassionSoprano Solo
BarberKnoxville Summer of 1915
BeethovenAh, Perfido
BeethovenNinth Symphony
BeethovenMissa Solemnis
BrahmsGerman Requiem
CanteloubeSong of the Auvergne
MahlerSymphony No. 2
MahlerSymphony No. 4
MozartExultate Jubilate
MozartC minor Mass
RossiniStabat Mater
R.StraussFour Last Songs
R.StraussOrchestral Songs
SchubertMass No. 2
SchubertMass No. 5
Villa-LobosBachianas Brasileiras No. 5

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Flora and the Prince Recording Interview

Flora and the Prince: Skye Crossing

Flora and the Prince

Hometown Hero Fox 8


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