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Hanna Hipp

  • Mezzo-Soprano


Hanna Hipp joined the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme at Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in September 2011. She started the 2011-12 season singing Jean in Le Portrait de Manon by Massenet and Les Nuits d’été by Berlioz, followed by Emilia in Act IV of Verdi´s Otello in the Plácido Domingo Celebration for her Royal Opera House debut and Flora Bervoix in Verdi´s La traviata. Her other roles in the 2011/12 season include Annina in La traviata, Anna in Berlioz´ Les Troyens, Emilia in Otello, Modestina in Il viaggio a Reims by Rossini, and covers of Magdalene in Wagner´s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg and Cherubino in Mozart´s Le nozze di Figaro for the Royal Opera House. Ms Hipp also participated in the BBC Proms of Les Troyens in the Royal Albert Hall.

While still a student, Hanna Hipp participated in various opera productions with great success. She was heard as Orfeo in Gluck´s Orfeo ed Euridice at the Stanisław Moniuszko Academy, and at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama as The Anne who Strips in Sallinen´sThe King goes forth to France, Arina in The Marriage by Martinů, Aurelio in Donizetti´s L’assedio di Calais and title role in Massenet´s Chérubin . Other roles performed have included Lucilla in La scala di seta by Rossini and Marianna in Il Signor Bruschino by the same composer for British Youth Opera, Poro in Hasse´s Cleofide and Amastris in Handel´s  Serse for the Gdańsk
Chamber Opera.

Hanna Hipp is also an accomplished concert artist, who has performed frequently at the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, the London Handel Festival and numerous twentieth-century music festivals in Europe. Her concert repertory includes Vivaldi’s Juditha triumphans, J.S. Bach’s Weihnachtsoratorium and Magnificat, Handel’s Messiah, and Mozart’s Requiem and Krönungsmesse.

Hanna Hipp has received support from Serena Fenwick, the Worshipful Company of Gold and Silver Wyre Drawers, John Wates Charitable Trust and Derek Butler Trust.