Catalan Soprano Laura Ruhí Vidal (Girona, 1990) graduated from the Opera Course at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, where she also studied the BMus (Hons) and was awarded Artist Fellowship.
While opera is her great passion, she has a wide range of experience in the UK in venues such as Cadogan Hall, The Barbican, St Martin in the Fields, Purcell Room, Kings Place, The Sage Gateshead, and festivals such as Aldeburgh Festival, Spanish Song and Zarzuela Festival amongst others.
Her operatic roles include Ida in Die Fledermaus (J.Strauss II) at West Green House Opera, Madame Herz in Der Schauspieldirektor (Mozart) with Pop-Up Company, Papagena in The Magic Flute (Mozart) with MidWales Opera, Zerlina in Don Giovanni (Mozart) with Opera Project at the Tobacco Factory in Bristol, Barena in Jenůfa (Janáčeck) at Longborough Opera Festival, Gretel in Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck) with GSO, Feu and Rossignol in L’enfant et les sortilèges (Ravel) with LSSO at the Barbican, and Girl in East of the Sun, West of the Moon (Garner) at Tête à tête Festival.
During the Opera Studies at Guildhall she performed the roles of Aphrodite in Phaedra (Henze), Norina in I pazzi per progetto (Donizetti) and Bathsheba in The cunning peasant (Dvořák), all three productions at the Silk St Theatre.
As well as opera, Laura has performed recently with conductor and comedian Rainer Hersch, appearing on the show "Rainer Hersch's Victor Borge - The man, the comedy and the music!" and "The New Year's Eve Bash" with the Rainer Hersch Orkestra at Cadogan Hall.
Laura regularly performed with the “Maria Camahort Quintet”, a chamber ensemble performing traditionally rooted Spanish classical music, with concerts across the UK and Spain and two album CDs: Iberian Colours (Convivium Records) and Danzas, Canciones y Nanas (Guitar Records).
Onstage, she has received praise for her effortless stage presence with impressive constant focused performance, sure technique and beautiful lyrical line, expressing emotion and warmth.