Since her debut in the Carnegie Hall of New York in 2013, Laetitia Grimaldi Spitzer has sung in many renowned halls and opera stages worldwide. She has been invited to festivals such as the Verbier Festival (Switzerland), the Aix-en-Provence Festival (France), the Ravinia Festival Chicago (USA), the Norwich Concert Series (United Kingdom), the Menuhin Festival in Gstaad (Switzerland) and the Leipzig Music Festival (Germany).
Born in France, Laetitia Grimaldi Spitzer spent her childhood in Lisbon and London. After beginning her vocal studies with Teresa Berganza, she continued her studies in New York City, first at the Manhattan School of Music, followed by a Masters degree from the Juilliard School.
During her studies at the Juilliard School, Ms Grimaldi Spitzer was awarded first prize in the Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship International Competition. She is also a top prizewinner in the Concours Léopold Bellan in Paris 2013. She has received mentorship with some of the world's leading artists, including Dame Emma Kirkby, Illeana Cotrubas, Alfred Brendel, Teresa Berganza, Sir Thomas Allen and Masaaki Suzuki, amongst others. Since 2015, Mrs Grimaldi Spitzer has been under the mentorship of the renowned German baritone, Matthias Goerne.
Ms Grimaldi Spitzer has appeared in many opera productions internationally, including performing the roles of Nancy in Britten’s Albert Herring under the baton of David Jackson in Tampa, Florida, Jenny in Britten’s The Beggar’s Opera at the Manhattan School of Music under the direction of Jorge Parodi, Dorothée in Massenet’s Cendrillon in Belgium under the direction of David Miller, First Clerk in the American premiere of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies’ Kommilitonen under the direction of Anne Manson. She recently performed the role of Lucilla in Rossini's La scala di seta under the direction of Vlad Iftinka in New York City. In 2012 she made her debut at the Verbier Festival in Switzerland in the role of Marcellina in Le Nozze di Figaro under the baton of Jayce Ogren. In 2014 she sang the role of Hymen in Rameau’s Les Fêtes de l’Hymen et de l’Amour at the Kennedy Center of Washington DC. In 2015 she was once again invited to the Verbier Festival to perform the role of Musetta in Puccini's La Bohème.
Recent and upcoming performances include extensive recital tours in South Africa and Mexico and concerts throughout Europe.