Laurence Panter is a British tenor and alumnus of both Gonville and Caius college, Cambridge and Trinity Laban Conservatoire, where he studied music and voice respectively. He has worked previously with Longborough Festival Opera, (Eraldo/Rinaldo, Notaro/Don Pasquale, chorus/Xerxes), as well as with companies such as Opera Northern Ireland (chorus/Don Giovanni), Kings Head Theatre (Ferrando/Così fan tutte), Ad Parnassum (Acis/Acis and Galatea), Opera Anywhere (Ralph/HMS Pinafore), and Barefoot Opera (Nemorino/L’Elisir d’Amore, Remendado/Carmen, Rodolfo/La bohème).
He also created the role of Captain in the premiere of Stephen McNeff’s opera Banished with Trinity Laban Opera in 2016. This year, Laurence has premiered the role of Ivan in John Whitaker’s The Proposal with Irrational Theatre, and will be accompanying from the piano/singing for Stage Left Project’s production of Trouble in Tahiti as part of Chichester’s Bernstein centenary celebrations.
Chorally, he sings professionally with the Philharmonia Chorus and is a Lay Clerk at St George’s Cathedral, Southwark. Laurence studies singing with Neil Baker.