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Mezzo-soprano.

Laura Sarti sang with Scottish Opera during its first seven seasons.  She also appeared in Scotland with Sadler's Wells Opera and worked with Kent Opera.

Away from opera, she also appeared when singers were required by theatre companies.  One such occasion was the National Theatre production of The Merchant of  Venice,  directed by Jonathan Miller,  which toured to the King's Theatre, Edinburgh in the week commencing Monday, 3 May 1971.   The cast was led by Laurence Olivier (Shylock), and included Joan Plowright (Portia),  Anthony Nicholls (Antonio),  Frank Barrie (Bassanio),  Tom Georgeson (Lorenzo),  Derek Jacobi (Gratiano) and Jim Dale (Launcelot).

Roles in Scotland

Geneviève mother of Golaud and Pelléas
Pelléas and Mélisande 1962
Suzuki Cio-Cio-San's servant
Madam Butterfly 1962
Madam Butterfly 1965
Madam Butterfly 1965
Madam Butterfly 1966
Madam Butterfly 1968
Emilia Iago's wife and Desdemona's companion
Otello 1963
Otello 1964
Otello 1967
Voice
Night Flight 1963
Siébel a student of Dr Faust, in love with Marguerite
Faust 1964
Meg Mistress Page
Falstaff 1966
Siegrune a Valkyrie
Valkyrie 1966
Lucia wife of Fabrizio
Gazza Ladra 1966
Second Norn
Götterdämmerung 1968

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