Soprano Laura Albino is a graduate of the Canadian Opera Company (COC) Ensemble Studio and the University of Toronto Opera School. In the 2010/2011 season, Ms. Albino appeared as Rosalinda in Die Fledermaus with Toronto Operetta Theatre, The Cook in Robert Lepage’s production of Stravinsky’s The Nightingale and Other Short Fables at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Musetta in La bohème with Against the Grain Theatre, and Lena in the world première of Ana Sokolovic’s opera Svadba with Queen of Puddings Music Theatre. Appearances with the COC Ensemble Studio include Fiordiligi (Così fan tutte), Ilia (Idomeneo), and Kate Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly). Other operatic credits include Donna Anna (Don Giovanni) with the Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme, and Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro) and Lauretta (Gianni Schicchi) with the University of Toronto. In 2011/2012, Laura will make her debut with Calgary Opera as Musetta in La bohème, and make her role debut as Pamina in Die Zauberflöte.