BIOGRAPHY

Laurent Kubla began his vocal studies with Italian tenor Carlo Bergonzi, and Italian bass Bonaldo Giaoitti. At the age of 27, he met Italian baritone Enzo Sordello, with whom he continued to develop his vocal technique until the Maestro passed away in 2008. He then pursed his studies with Belgian bass-baritone Nicolas Christou

Laurent Kubla studied as well with Italian soprano Alessandra Rossi - de Simone, who introduced him with the Rossini repertoire and taught him the technical base to face the most requiring roles of this specific repertoire. Laurent Kubla perfected his abilities with leading Belcanto Basso buffo Bruno de Simone.

 

Laurent Kubla made his debuts in 2010, singing Schaunard at the Opera Royal de Wallonie. (La Boheme - Puccini) Today, he is regularly singing in Belgium and on the international scenes. Since his debuts in 2010, Laurent Kubla has sung many leading roles, among which Escamillo - Leporello - Conte almaviva - Figaro - Don Basilio - Belcore - Four Devils - Alidoro - Le Gouverneur and Mustafa, next to prestigious artists such as Ruggero Raimondi, Sumi Jo, Ildebrando d'Arcangelo, Annick Massis or Patrizia Ciofi, and has worked with great stage directors  such as Damiano Michieletto, Emilio Sagi, Robert Carsen and Jaco Van Dormael.

Available recordings include NAXOS CD of Bianca e Falliero (Rossini) in Bad Wildbad, Bluray disc of ‘La Gazzetta’ - Rossini, with Uruguan tenor Edgardo Rocha, and a Bluray disc of Tosca with Ruggero Raimondi as Scarpia.