…tireless, accurate playing […]. Panter listened to his singers and provided a sensitive reduction of the orchestral vibe
(Anna Gregory, professional soprano and director, reviewing Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice)
Laurence Panter, who accompanies the entire opera from the keyboard and sings in the vocal trio, provides impressive support
(Jane Gordon, Hastings Independent Press, reviewing Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti)
Laurence has recently accompanied various full-scale operatic productions, including Puccini’s Suor Angelica and Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel with Opera in the Meantime, Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti with Stage Left Project and Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice with Grassroots Opera. There are plans to accompany Ravel’s L’Enfant et les Sortileges later in 2019.
He has also worked as an assistant répétiteur for two terms during 2016 at the City Lit Opera School, accompanying their performances, and was invited back on a professional basis in 2017. He has accompanied for the Elizabeth Schumann Lieder Competition, various recitals and ABRSM examinations, and provided continuo from the harpsichord for Handel’s Messiah.