Laura Bowler is a composer, theatre and opera director, mezzo soprano and conductor based in London.
Laura Bowler trained as a composer as the Royal Northern College of Music, Sibelius Academy and Royal Academy of Music and has been commissioned by ensembles and orchestras across the globe including BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Quatuor Bozzini (Canada), Ensemble Linea (France), Ensemble Phace (Austria), Ensemble Lydenskab/Den Jyske Opera (Denmark), RADA, ROH2, The Opera Group and Manchester Camerata amongst many others. As well as being a Professor of Composition at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama she has recently joined the Composition Faculty at the RNCM.
She is the Artistic Director of Size Zero Opera, a company specialising in the commissioning and production of new, innovative chamber opera from emerging international composers and creative as well as the Artistic Director and Conductor of the Land’s End Ensemble in Calgary, Canada responsible for programming new, innovative chamber music from across the globe.
She is currently working on an opera with internationally renowned playwright, Edward Bond premiering at the Arcola Theatre in August 2017, a 20 minute work for chorus and orchestra commissioned by the Crouch End Festival Chorus to be premiered in September 2017 as well as a string quintet for the Manchester Camerata Principals.
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