Heidi Laakso is a lyric/lyric coloratura soprano from Finland. She has graduated with the highest possible degrees in opera singing from the Metropolia University of Applied Sciences Helsinki Finland. Heidi Laakso's latest role was Pamina (Mozart: Die Zauberflöte) at the Rousse State Opera Bulgaria, where her beautiful and pure soprano voice was highly praised.
Heidi Laakso has been working as a freelancer opera singer performing in many different opera productions (Kokkola Opera, Naantali Music Festival, Turku Linna Theatre) in Finland and abroad. Her roles have varied from a modern opera for children to a leading soprano in a Comedy about Opera.
Heidi Laakso studied at the Stockholm Opera Studio with Dorothy Irving as her singing teacher. There she sang following roles: Pamina (Mozart: Die Zauberflöte), Amor (Gluck: Paride ed Elena), Charlotte (Krenek: Der Diktator), Bryony (Olofsson: Bridgend Blues). Stockholm Opera Studio also included acting studies.
Heidi Laakso has been completing her studies with lots of Master Classes: ia Mikko Franck, Rilla Kyykkä, Anna Larsson, Ingrid Tobiasson, Marjut hannula, Jaakko Ryhänen.
Heidi Laakso has a vocal pedagogue's degree from the Turku Music Academy. She has been teaching singing privatly, at the theatre school and in a singing studio Ääniräätäli in Turku Finland.
Heidi Laakso is a member of a chamber opera group in Turku Finland called Oopperakammari.