Hanna Hipp, a Polish national based in England, is a former member of the Jette Parker Young Artist Programme. Her fiery and passionate singing has made her a favourite in the leading repertoire of lyric mezzos.
She made her debut at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden as Magdalene (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg), directed by Holten and conducted by Pappano, and later as Hänsel (Hänsel und Gretel). She excelled in both the female and male roles. She has performed Octavian (Der Rosenkavalier), Frances (Gloriana), Isolier (Count Ory), Beatrice (Béatrice et Bénédict), Varvara (Katya Kabanova), Fantasio, under the direction of great conductors and directors: Bolton, Gatti, Zanetti, Dutoit, Jurowsky, and McVicar, Haenchen, Holten, among others.
Her concert appearances include Berlioz's Summer Nights with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre de Chambre de Paris (the Paris Chamber Orchestra), the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and the Oulu Symphony Orchestra, Mozart's Requiem and Beethoven's Ninth. She has recorded a CD of Pizzetti's songs for Resonus.
In the 2021-22 season, she returns to the Royal Opera House for Cherubino under the baton of Pappano, to the English National Opera for Dorabella with Hasan and to the Barbican for Der Trommler (Kaiser von Atlantis).