bare opera music director
French-Italian pianist Laetitia Ruccolo is a co-founder of the company Bare Opera and the original musical director of LoftOpera in Brooklyn. She was a Young Artist at the National Opera Studio in London for the 15/16 season, and she has been in residence at the Royal Opera House, Welsh National Opera and Opera North. She regularly works for opera companies all over the world. She has performed widely as a solo artist, as well as collaborated with chamber ensembles, singers and with orchestra in France, Italy, Germany, Austria, Portugal and Israel. In New York, she has performed at Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, the New York Historical Society, the Museum of the City of New York and at the Metropolitan Opera Guild. She played for concert hosted by Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and violinist Joshua Bell. She graduated from the Ecole Normale de Musique of Paris, University Mozarteum in Salzburg, and Mannes College of Music in New York.