Marie McLaughlin is one of the world's leading operatic sopranos. Her international successes have included Susanna Le Nozze di Figaro at the Salzburg Festival, Geneva, New York’s Metropolitan Opera and London’s Royal Opera House, Zerlina Don Giovanni, Susanna and Ilia Idomeneo at the Vienna State Opera, Donna Elvira Don Giovanni at Glyndebourne. She appears regularly in Hamburg, Berlin and Munich.
Other notable interpretations include Gilda in Jonathan Miller's controversial production of Rigoletto for English National Opera, Micaela Carmen at Glyndebourne and Covent Garden, Violetta La Traviata at Glyndebourne, and Marzellina Fidelio also at Covent Garden, Salzburg and the Met. Her appearances in Rigoletto, La Traviata, and Carmen are all available on video.
Marie McLaughlin has appeared in concert with the world's greatest conductors including Bernstein, Haitink and Sinopoli and has recorded some of her finest roles, notably Zerlina in Don Giovanni with Sir Neville Marriner for Philips, and Despina Così fan Tutte with James Levine for Deutsche Grammophon.
She made her lieder recording debut with a CD of Schubert songs with Graham Johnson for Hyperion and subsequently released a second Hyperion recording with Graham Johnson of Strauss lieder.
Miss McLaughlin is married to an artist and lives in southern England. They have two sons and a dog.
Source Hyperion website