A Royal College of Music’s opera graduate with over a million album sales under her belt, Laura Wright has been one of the biggest selling classical artists the Decade with a number one album in the classical charts, with “The Last Rose”.
While there are many proud moments in her career, such as singing the Kyrie in Faure’s Requiem under conductor Barry Wordsworth with The Royal Ballet at Covent Garden Opera House, performing a specially written piece for her majesty in Westminster Abbey ranks as one of the highest. The piece, titled ‘Stronger as One’ was commissioned for the Commonwealth in her majesty’s Jubilee year. A more recent performance at the Abbey saw Laura perform Handel’s ‘Let the Bright Seraphim’ for her Majesty and Duke of Edinburgh, celebrating the 90th anniversary of the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme. A regular at Royal occasions, in the summer of 2016 Laura proudly performed a special version of the National Anthem for her Majesty’s 90th birthday, on Pall Mall.
A familiar face at worldwide sporting events, Laura is proud to be the England Rugby team’s first ever official anthem singer, performing at the men’s and women’s rugby matches at Twickenham Stadium. Laura is a regular at the NFL Series in London, and has performed at the Rugby World Cup, Rugby League matches, The Carnegie Challenge Cup Final, WSB Boxing, The Carling Cup Final, The Championship Play-off Final, Silverstone, The Grand National, Ascot and the FA Cup Final.
Laura is also extremely proud to be closely involved with Prince Harry’s Invictus Games where she wrote and performed the official song of the games at the Opening Ceremony, entitled Invictus. Laura has travelled with the Games to both the Florida Games of 2016 and Toronto in 2017 as a UK Ambassador.