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Kathryn Hannah

Voice Type:

Mezzo-Soprano

Nationality:

British

Country:

United Kingdom

Languages (fluent):

English

Opera

Madame Larina
Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky)
Opera Up Close
Annina
La Traviata (Verdi)
Pavilion Opera
Chorus
Semiramide (Rossini)
Opera Rara
Elisabetta
Maria Stuarda (Donizetti)
Pavilion Opera
The Aunt
Jenůfa (Janáček)
Scottish Opera
Carmen
Carmen (Bizet)
Co Opera Company
Countess Ceprano
Rigoletto (Verdi)
Scottish Opera
Resi
Intermezzo (Strauss, R)
Scottish Opera
2nd Bridesmaid
Le nozze di Figaro (Mozart)
Scottish Opera
Barbarina
Le nozze di Figaro (Mozart)
Stanley Hall Opera
Alisa
Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti)
Pavilion Opera
Cherubino
Le nozze di Figaro (Mozart)
Lyric Hammersmith / Beaufort Opera
Second Boy
Die Zauberflöte (Mozart)
Kentish Opera
Second Lady
Die Zauberflöte (Mozart)
Windsor and Eton Opera
Kate Pinkerton
Madama Butterfly (Puccini)
Sevenoaks Opera
High Priestess
Aida (Verdi)
Sevenoaks Opera
Laura
Luisa Miller (Verdi)
Opera Holland Park
Carmen
Carmen (Bizet)
Lakeland Opera
Rosina
Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini)
New Devon Opera and Pavilion Opera
Maddalena and Giovanna
Rigoletto (Verdi)
Pavilion Opera
Suor Osmina
Suor Angelica (Puccini)
Opera Holland Park
Anna
Maria Stuarda (Donizetti)
Pavilion Opera : Scone Palace
Dama
Macbeth (Verdi)
Pavilion Opera; Glamis Castle
Page
Rigoletto (Verdi)
Scottish Opera
Prince Orlofsky
Die Fledermaus (Strauss, J)
Kentish Opera and Pavilion Opera

Chorus

Chorus and Orange Seller
Carmen (Bizet)
Longborough Festival Opera
Extra Chorus
Peter Grimes (Britten)
English National Opera
Extra Chorus
Peter Grimes (Britten)
Opera North
Extra Chorus
The Queen of Spades (Tchaikovsky)
Opera North
Extra Chorus
Faust (Gounod)
Opera North
Chorus
Ariodante (Handel)
Scottish Opera
Chorus
Jenůfa (Janáček)
Scottish Opera
Chorus
Carmen (Bizet)
Scottish Opera
Chorus
Der fliegende Holländer (Wagner)
Scottish Opera
Chorus
Le nozze di Figaro (Mozart)
Scottish Opera
Chorus
La Boheme (Puccini)
Scottish Opera
Chorus
L'elisir d'amore (Donizetti)
Scottish Opera
Chorus
La traviata (Verdi)
Scottish Opera
Chorus
Der Rosenkavalier (Strauss, R)
Scottish Opera
Chorus
Madama Butterfly (Puccini)
Scottish Opera
Chorus
Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti)
Scottish Opera
Chorus
Aida (Verdi)
Opera Holland Park
Chorus
Lakm (Delibes)
Opera Holland Park
Chorus
Les Pecheurs de Perles (Bizet)
Opera Holland Park
Chorus
L'Amore Dei Tre Re (Montemezzi)
Opera Holland Park
Chorus
Fidelio (Beethoven)
Opera Holland Park
Chorus
L'arlesiana (Cilea)
Opera Holland Park
Chorus
Tosca (Puccini)
Opera Holland Park
Chorus
Turandot (Puccini)
Scottish Opera

Oratorio/Concerts

Soloist
Verdi Requiem (Verdi)
The Merry Opera Company
Soloist
Sea Pictures (Elgar)
Burnham on Crouch
Soloist
Requiem (Mozart)
Manama Singers : Bahrain +Marches Choir
Soloist
The Light of Life (Elgar)
Burnham Music Group
Soloist
Stabat Mater (Pergolesi)
Independent

Covered Covered & Performed Scenes Premiere of New Work Concert

Carmen Card Song

Cherubino

Mon Coeur (short version)

Orlofsky

Seguidilla

The Lord's Prayer

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Urban Vibe Studios

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'' gave lively performances from “Carmen” and “La Traviata”. Wearing the obligatory sumptuous brilliant red dress for “Carmen'' .Ms.Hannah not only sang but acted her way through the “Habanera” with tremendous style-“If I love you, you’d best beware” sounded for real with Ms. Hannah’s dramatic intensity. Andrew Petch Opera Viva Shewsbury Choral Society.

‘’got a chance to shine as Laura in the last act, combining some lovely tones with a good ear for phrasing’’ Luisa Miller Opera Holland Park

‘’Impassioned performance of Elgar’s ‘’Sea Pictures’’ May Burnham Music Concert

‘’Kathryn Hannah cut a touching figure as Larina with her thwarted youthful dreams of stardom’’ Peter Reed /Opera Magazine Opera Up Close

‘’Outstanding… Kathryn Hannah was wonderful, utterly beguiling. I could quite understand why Robert Millner’s corporal had fallen hopelessly in love with her’’ Carmen Lakeland Opera

‘’sang with lovely rich mezzo voice’’ Mozart Requiem Bahrain

“ Kathryn Hannah's narration was a pleasing essential contribution” Elgar's Light of Life Burnam Music /P. Hallanzy

''Lots of characterisation and strong acting. Distinctive mezzo quality in voice. ''

''We were treated to some fine singing from Kathryn Hannah standing in at short notice. Particularly liked the Barcarolle beautifully sung by the soprano and mezzo..'' Opera D'amici Cabaret Buxton Fringe Festival

Diploma in Opera Performance
Birkbeck College (University of London)
1999–2000
BA (Hons) Fine Art
Newcastle University
1994–1998

Kathryn Hannah grew up in Kent and graduated with BA(Hons) in Fine Art from Newcastle University
and Diploma in Opera Performance Birkbeck College (University of London).
Recent engagements include Annina (La Traviata), Elgar’s Sea Pictures Song Cycle. Mezzo soloist
for The Merry Opera Company’s new staged production tour of Verdi’s Requiem and Madame
Larina for Opera Up Close Eugene Onegin at the Arcola Theatre with Robin Norton Hale’s new
translation. Future engagements include Elisabetta (Maria Stuarda) in Pavilion Opera’s next season.
Kathryn has toured in the title role in Carmen with Lakeland Opera; Rosina (Il Barbiere di
Siviglia) with New Devon Opera and Pavilion Opera, Prince Orlofsky (Die Fledermaus) with Kentish
Opera and Pavilion Opera; Maddalena and Giovanna
(Rigoletto) Alisa (Lucia di Lammermoor) Dama (Macbeth)
and Anna (Maria Stuarda) for a tour of Northern and Scottish
Castles.
Other roles include: Giannetta (L’Elisir D’Amore),Laura
(Luisa Miller) Suor Osmina (Suor Angelica) all with Opera
Holland Park;
Cherubino with Lyric Hammersmith; Second Boy with
Kentish Opera; Second Lady with WEOS; Barbarina with
Stanley Hall Opera and Kate Pinkerton and High Priestess
with Sevenoaks Opera.
For Scottish Opera, Kathryn covered a number of small roles:
Countess Ceprano and Paggio [performed] (Rigoletto), 2nd Donna Bridesmaid (Le Nozze di Figaro)
and Resi (Intermezzo) and Aunt in 'Jenůfa' for Scottish Opera.
She has also covered the role of Carmen with Co-Opera. Co and Elisabetta (Maria Stuarda) for
Pavilion Opera.
Kathryn is also a keen freelance chorister for National and Regional Festival Companies.
As part of an opera chorus she has also performed: L’Elisir D’Amore, La Traviata, Madama Butterfly,
Lucia Di Lammermoor, Der Rosenkavalier, La Boheme, Le Nozze di Figaro, Der Fliegende Holländer,
Turandot (concert), Jenůfa,Carmen, Ariodante, (Scottish Opera), Peter Grimes (English National
Opera), Queen of Spades, Faust, Peter Grimes (Opera North), Carmen (Longborough Festival
Opera), Fidelio, Tosca, L’Arlesiana, Le Nozze di Figaro, L'Elisir D'Amore, Luisa Miller, Madama
Butterfly, Pearl Fishers, Aida, Lakmé, L'Amore dei Tre Re (Opera Holland Park). Performed and
recorded with Opera Rara Chorus for Semiramide BBC Prom.
Kathryn has performed numerous opera galas, cruises, concerts, and charity events both in the UK and
abroad, frequent church solo work, as well as mezzo soloist for Mozart’s Requiem with Bahrain
Sinfonia & Manama Singers in Bahrain and The Marches Choir. Other Oratorio performances include
Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater, Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle, Elgar's Light of Life and Verdi’s Requiem
She is also a frequent mezzo soloist for Opera D’Amici engagements.

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