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Musical Director & Pianist

This year (2023), Laurence will be reprising his role as MD/Pianist for Barefoot Opera for their revival of Rossini's La Cenerentola

Previously, Laurence musically directed and/or accompanied a number of operatic productions from the piano, including:


- Humperdick's Hansel & Gretel (Opera in the Meantime - MD)

- Bernstein's Trouble in Tahiti (Stage Left Project)

- Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice (Grassroots Opera - MD)

- Mozart's Don Giovanni (Merry Opera Co. - MD)

- Puccini's Suor Angelica (Opera in the Meantime)

Hansel & Gretel extract

Hansel & Gretel extract

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He is also currently musical director for:

The Harmoneers

a rock/pop vocal group based in Leamington Spa - get in touch using the form below if you are interested in taking part!

Connections Project

Laurence was MD and pianist for a lockdown series exploring new ways of looking at oratorio, with Over the Pond Productions, headed by Lysanne Van Overbeek and Susanna MacRae. See links below for the monthly videos:


August 2020: Tu del ciel ministro (Handel)

September 2020: Zerfließe, mein Herze (Bach)

October 2020: Oh, that I on wings could rise (Handel)

November 2020: Lord, bow thine ear to our prayer (Mendelssohn)

He has acted as répétiteur for the following productions:

- Marschner's Der Vampyr (Gothic Opera)

- Puccini's Gianni Schicchi (City Lit Opera Studio)

-Gounod's La Nonne Sanglante (Gothic Opera - rescheduled for 2021)

As the Gounod could not happen this year (2020), one of Gothic Opera's projects this year was recording the contemporary song cycle by Stacey Garrop, sung by soprano Alice Usher (see below).