Laura de la Fuente
Laura de la Fuente was born in 1991 in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. At the age of 16, she began her studies at the Balearic Islands Conservatory with Professor Joana Llabrés. Later, she moved to Italy and studied with Paola Fornasari, Ornella Pratesi, Roberto Iuliano, and Gloria Scalchi. She is currently studying with Ornella Pratesi.
Her artistic career is characterized by various performances. She successfully debuted in the roles of Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro, Donna Elvira in Don Giovani (W. A. Mozart), Gretel in Hansel und Gretel (E. Humperdinck), Suor Dolcina in Suor Angelica (G. Puccini), Chica in El Anillo de Hierro (Pedro Miguel Marques), Emilia in Otello (G. Verdi), and Belinda in Dido and Aeneas (H. Purcell).
As a soloist, the soprano has also performed in Stabat Mater (G. B. Pergolesi), Psalm 18 (Benedetto Marcello), the premiere of La terra purificata (Matteo Traverso), and the premiere of Vesprals (Llorenç Prats).
She has worked with musical directors such as Luis Remartinez, Vittorio Lumbroso, Christian Frattima, Xisco Bonnín, Roberto Bongiovanni, and Rolando Nicolosi.
Laura de la Fuente has participated in various contests, winning first prize at the "Rolando Nicolosi" international competition, second prize at the MAP-IMC International Contest in Los Angeles, third prize at the "Art Jove" competition in the Balearic Islands, and a special mention at the Scarlatti Competition in Lithuania. With pianist Llorenç Prats in chamber music duo, they won third place at the "King's Peak International Music" competition in London and a special mention at "London Classical". In 2021, with their contemporary music quartet, they won a scholarship for contemporary music with a record label called "Cas Music" and with the "Teatre Principal", the main theater of the city, in Palma de Mallorca.
She has participated in masterclasses with Joan Pons, María José Montiel, Christian Frattima, Antonella Cesari, Marta Vella, Maria Angels Sarroca, Cristina Dominguez, and Amelia Felle.