Laura DeLuca

Born: Staten Island, NY

Performs with: Seattle Symphony, Seattle Chamber Players

Laura DeLuca is the clarinetist on MOR’s CDs Vedem (Naxos 2011), performing the Laitman work; Schoenfield and Schwarz (Naxos 2009), performing Paul Schoenfield’s Camp Songs and Ghetto Songs; and For a Look or a Touch (Naxos 2008), performing the Heggie title work. She was also the solo clarinetist in the Academy Award-winning documentaries The Long Way Home and Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport.

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Recordings

For a Look or a Touch
 
Young American composer Jake Heggie and librettist Gene Scheer’s “brilliant, moving work” (American Record Guide) is based on the true story of two gay teenage lovers the Holocaust tore apart forever. With an elegiac piece for cello and string quartet, In Memoriam, by Gerard... Read more
Brundibár
 
Opera News called MOR’s Brundibár recording on Naxos one of the top ten opera recordings of 2007. In coordination with MOR, Naxos has created a podcast interview with Ela Stein Weissberger, who survived the Terezín concentration camp. She played the role of the Cat in the... Read more
Art From Ashes
 
Called a “rewarding musical start” (Gramophone), MOR’s Grammy-nominated first recording includes Robert Dauber’s Serenata, Erwin Schulhoff’s Five Pieces for String Quartet, Herman Berlinski’s Sonata for Flute and Piano, and two MOR commissions: Camp Songs--with... Read more