Mezzo soprano Laura Mercado-Wright has been hailed by the New York Times as “superb,” “dramatically astute,” and “stunningly agile” for her recent performances of Luciano Berio’s Circles and the world premiere of Charles Wuorinen’s cantata It Happens Like This. Laura made her Boston Pops debut in 2010 in An Evening of Cole Porter, conducted by Keith Lockhart. She has appeared in performance with Tanglewood Music Festival, Ensemble Signal, Conspirare, Convergence Ensemble, Austin New Music Co-op, Voices of Change, Fort Worth Opera, Santa Fe Concert Association, Fort Worth Symphony, Plano Symphony, Voces Intimae, Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth, Cliburn at the Modern, and Utah Festival Opera. Upcoming seasons include performances for Los Angeles International Music Festival, Fast Forward Austin, UT New Music Ensemble, and Blanton Museum’s SoundSpace series.