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Hanna Hipp

Mezzo-Soprano

Biography

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 roles including Flora Bervoix and Annina (La traviata), Emilia, Anna (Les Troyens), Second Lady (Die Zauberflöte) and Bianca (La rondine), and Les Nuits d'été and Jean (Le Portrait de Manon, Meet the Young Artists Week). She has returned to sing Magdalene (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg), and returns in the 2018/19 Season to sing Hansel (Hansel and Gretel).

Hipp studied at Stanislaw Moniuszko Academy of Music in Gdansk, the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and the National Opera Studio. Since leaving the Programme her operatic engagements have included Frances Essex (Gloriana) for Teatro Real, Madrid, Clairon (Capriccio) for Garsington Opera, Isabella (L'italiana in Algeri) for Opéra de Montpellier, Beatrice (Beatrice and Benedict), Dorabella (Così fan tutte) and Isolier (Le Comte Ory) for Seattle Opera, Composer (Ariadne auf Naxos) for Glyndebourne Festival and Minnesota Opera, Emilia and Suzuki (Madama Butterfly) for Bergen National Opera, Mercédès (Carmen) for La Scala, Milan, Ramiro (La finta giardiniera) for Glyndebourne on Tour, Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro) for Scottish Opera, Cat/Squirrel (L’Enfant et les sortilèges) and Magdalene for Glyndebourne Festival and Page of Herodias (Salome) for Dutch National Opera.

Hipp's concert engagements have included recitals throughout Europe, Les Nuits d’été with Orchestre de Chamber de Paris, and Anna (Les Troyens) with Orchestre philharmonique de Strasbourg, recorded for Warner Classics/Erato. She has also recorded a disc of songs by Pizzetti.

Videos

News and features

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.

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