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Hanna Hipp



Hanna Hipp in action.
Hanna Hipp in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, The Royal Opera © 2017 ROH. Photograph by Clive Barda

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. She has since returned 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 Page of Herodias (Salome) for Dutch National Opera, 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, Magdalene and Composer (Ariadne auf Naxos) for Glyndebourne Festival, Composer for Minnesota Opera, Ramiro (La finta giardiniera) for Glyndebourne on Tour, Isolier (Le Comte Ory) for Seattle Opera, Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro) for Scottish Opera and Anna in concert with Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra.

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

1 July 2013
Young Artist Profile: Hanna Hipp

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

24 June 2013
JPYA Summer Performance 2012/13 showcases opera stars of the future

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