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Laura Giordano (born 9 June 1979 in Palermo, Italy) is an Italian lyric soprano.
Born in Palermo, Laura Giordano made her operatic debut at a very young age in Noye's Fludde by Britten. She went on to sing in numerous opera houses and festivals in Europe, Asia and North and South America, including Teatro alla Scala, the Salzburg Festival, Opéra National de Paris, the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro, and the Santa Fe Opera in New Mexico.
The core of Giordano's repertory is formed by roles in the operas of Donizetti, Verdi, Mozart and Puccini. Her Donizetti roles include Norina (Don Pasquale) performed with Riccardo Muti at the Ravenna Festival, at Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris, in Liège, Cologne, Como, Moscow and Saint Petersburg, and in further performances in Santiago de Chile, Treviso, at Teatro Massimo Bellini in Catania, and in Ferrara; Adina (L'elisir d'amore) in Las Palmas, Tel Aviv, Maribor and Oderzo; Marie (La fille du régiment) at Teatro Massimo in Palermo, in Lecce, and on a tour with Teatro Comunale di Bologna at the Savonlinna Opera Festival; and Betly (Betly) at Konzerthaus in Berlin.
Her performances in Verdi's operas include Falstaff (Nannetta) in Milan conducted by Riccardo Muti, and in Strasbourg, Rome, Brussels, Lyon, at the Santa Fe Opera, at Teatro Regio di Torino, and at Berwaldhallen in Stockholm; Rigoletto (Gilda) at Seoul Arts Center, and in Fano and Ancona; Un ballo in maschera (Oscar) conducted by Antonio Pappano at Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, under the baton of Valery Gergiev at Teatro Regio di Parma, and in Nice and Trieste; and Don Carlo (Tebaldo) conducted by Zubin Mehta at Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.