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Hanna Hipp

Biography

Hanna Hipp in action.
Hanna Hipp in Les Troyens © ROH/Bill Cooper, 2012

Mezzo-soprano Hanna Hipp was a member of the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme in the 2011/12 and 2012/13 Seasons. She made her Royal Opera debut as Emilia (Otello Act IV) in the Plácido Domingo Celebration and has since sung Flora Bervoix and Annina (La traviata), Emilia (Otello), Anna (Les Troyens), Modestina (Il viaggio a Reims), Second Lady (Die Zauberflöte) and Bianca (La rondine). She sang in a staged production of Les Nuits d’été and Jean (Le Portrait le Manon) in Meet the Young Artists Week 2011. Born in Poland, Hipp studied at Stanislaw Moniuszko Academy of Music in Gdansk, and went on to further studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the National Opera Studio.

Away from Covent Garden, Hipp’s roles have included Poro (Cleofide) and Amastre (Serse) with Gdánsk Chamber Opera, the title role in Chérubin for the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and in Lucilla (La scala di seta) with British Youth Opera. In concert, she has performed at the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, the London Handel Festival and many festivals of 20th-century music in Europe. Her concert repertory includes Bach’s Christmas Oratorio and Magnificat, Handel’s Messiah and Mozart’s Requiem.

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Young Artist Profile: Hanna Hipp

Young Artist Profile: Hanna Hipp

1 July 2013

The Polish mezzo-soprano reflects on two years with The Royal Opera and her final Covent Garden performance in La rondine.

JPYA Summer Performance 2012/13 showcases opera stars of the future

JPYA Summer Performance 2012/13 showcases opera stars of the future

24 June 2013

Jette Parker Young Artists to perform special selection of staged opera scenes.

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