Meet WNO

Laurence Cole


Laurence studied at the Birmingham Conservatoire and worked at the BBC as a contracts negotiator for several years. Prior to joining WNO, Laurence sang for English Touring Opera and Opera Holland Park. Laurence’s personal highlights with WNO so far have included performing twice at Buckingham Palace for The Prince of Wales, going on as Sarastro The Magic Flute, and performing roles and covering in our production of Der Rosenkavalier.

Recent engagements: Badger The Cunning Little Vixen, Second Armed Man The Magic Flute, Valet / Gavrila / Matveyev War and Peace, Flora’s Servant La traviata (WNO)