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Hanna Hipp



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

Polish mezzo-soprano Hanna Hipp was a member of the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme 2011–13. She made her Royal Opera debut as Emilia (Otello Act IV) in the Plácido Domingo Celebration and went on to sing Flora Bervoix and Annina (La traviata), Emilia (Otello), Anna (Les Troyens), Modestina (Il viaggio a Reims), Second Lady (Die Zauberflöte) and Bianca (La rondine), and Les Nuits d’été and Jean (Le Portrait de Manon) in Meet the Young Artists Week 2011. In the 2016/17 Season she returns to sing Magdalene (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg).

Hipp studied at Stanisław Moniuszko Academy of Music in Gdańsk, the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the National Opera Studio. Since leaving the Programme engagements have included Mother/Chinese Cup/Dragonfly (L’Enfant et les sortilèges) for Rome Opera, Suzuki (Madama Butterfly) for Scottish Opera, Bergen National Opera and Teatr Wielki – Polish National Opera, Dorabella (Così fan tutte) for Opéra-Théâtre de Limoges, Mercédès (Carmen) for La Scala, Milan, Cat/Squirrel (L’Enfant et les sortilèges), Flora Bervoix and Magdalene for Glyndebourne Festival, Composer (Ariadne auf Naxos) for Minnesota Opera, Ramiro (La finta giardiniera) for Glyndebourne on Tour, Isolier (Le Comte Ory) for Seattle Opera and Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro) for Scottish Opera.

Hipp’s concert engagements have included recitals in Lille and London and performances at the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, the London Handel Festival and numerous 20th-century music festivals in Europe. Her concert repertory includes Bach’s Christmas Oratorio and Magnificat, Handel’s Solomon and 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.