About this Artist
Praised for her “exceptionally beautiful mezzo,” Iowa native Laura Krumm is a recent graduate of the prestigious Adler Fellowship at the San Francisco Opera. Last season’s engagements included Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia with San Francisco Opera in addition to cancelled productions of The Handmaid’s Tale with San Francisco Opera and Roméo et Juliette and Rusalka with The Metropolitan Opera. The 2021-2022 season sees her return to The Metropolitan Opera as the cover of Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro and Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the Reno Philharmonic.
Ms. Krumm’s 2019-2020 season saw her return to the Metropolitan Opera as Javotte in Manon and the cover of Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro and a debut with the Santa Rosa Symphony for Mozart’s Requiem. Her 2018-2019 season included Lola in Cavalleria rusticana and the Kitchen Boy in Rusalka, both with San Francisco Opera as well as covering Annino in La clemenza di Tito with the Metropolitan Opera.
In recent seasons, Laura returned to San Francisco Opera for several projects including Javotte in Vincent Boussard’s production of Manon, Siegrune in Francesca Zambello’s production of Die Walküre, and the cover of Angelina in La Cenerentola, which she also covered with Lyric Opera of Chicago. She made role debuts performing Zerlina in Don Giovanni for Nashville Opera, Sister Helen Prejean in Dead Man Walking and Mrs. Webb in Our Town with Fresno Grand Opera, and Meg in Adamo’s Little Women for Michigan Opera Theater for which her performance was lauded as "exquisitely sung" and a "highlight of the evening" (Encore Michigan). Additionally, she joined the roster of The Dallas Opera where she covered Jan Arnold in the world premiere of Joby Talbot's Everest. She made her Skagit Opera debut as Angelina in La Cenerentola and sang Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia with Opera Idaho. In concert, Laura joined the Luther College Symphony for Bach’s B Minor Mass and the Alexander String Quartet for performances of Jake Heggie’s Camille Claudel: Into the Fire as part of the Chamber Music at Kohl Mansion Concert series. Ms. Krumm debuted with the internationally renowned Berkeley Symphony in a performance of Kaija Saariaho’s Adriana Songs, and joined the UC Davis Symphony for performances of Peter Lieberson’s Neruda Songs. She also joined choreographer Alonzo King’s LINES Ballet in their Brazilian tour of Constellation where she sang the works of Handel, Vivaldi, and Strauss in collaboration with a performance by the ballet corps.
During her time as a San Francisco Opera Adler Fellow, Laura was heard in several roles on the company's mainstage including Rosina in the family performances of The Barber of Seville, Countess Ceprano and the Page in Verdi's Rigoletto, and a Maid in the world premiere of Tobias Picker’s Dolores Claiborne. Ms. Krumm also added several roles to her repertoire while with the company including Roméo in I Capuleti e i Montecchi and Dorabella in Così fan tutte. She created the role of Martha in the world premiere of Nolan Gassers’ The Secret Garden for the San Francisco Opera Center and she sang Laura in Jack Perla's Love/Hate at the ODC Theater.
Laura earned a Master of Music from the University of North Texas in 2011 and is a 2009 graduate of Luther College in Decorah, Iowa.