The Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra has a new concertmaster.
Laura Hamilton has taken up the position in Australia after working as Principal Associate Concertmaster at the Metropolitan Opera since 1999. Whilst there she led many of the popular “Live in HD” videocasts, including Carmen, Parsifal, Turandot, Faust, Salome, and Madama Butterfly.
Laura is graduate of the Manhattan School of Music where she won the Nathan Milstein Scholarship. She has also worked with the Chicago Symphony under Sir Georg Solti, and continues to perform as a soloist and chamber musician.