Laurel Porter

(Hopkins, Minnesota)

2015–16 Season: Member of the Quintet and Ensemble in Sweeney Todd, and An apprentice in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Mezzo soprano Laurel Porter, a member of the San Francisco Opera Chorus, made her solo debut with the Company in the 2013 world premiere of The Gospel of Mary Magdalene. She has performed with the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Glimmerglass Opera, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Chicago Opera Theater, Sarasota Opera, Utah Festival Opera, and Virginia Opera. Roles in her repertoire include Cherubino (Le Nozze di Figaro), Dorabella (Così fan tutte), and the title roles in of La Cenerentola and Ariodante.