Biography

Hannah King - Soprano 0011Hannah King was a student at the prestigious Chetham’s School of Music from the age of fourteen, specialising in both voice and oboe. She went on to study music at Trinity College, Cambridge where she held both choral and instrumental scholarships. She is now a Fellow of the National Youth Choir of Great Britain, with whom she recently appeared on BBC Radio 3’s ‘In Tune’. Hannah has the beginnings of a promising solo career, with forthcoming performances of Handel’s Messiah and Alexander’s Feast, Monteverdi’s Vespers and Mozart’s Requiem. She was the winner of the 2015 Lady Frances Song Competition and a scholarship holder on the Pembroke Lieder Scheme, receiving tutelage from Joseph Middleton, Joan Rogers, Roderick Williams and Sarah Connolly. Lieder recitals have included Copland’s Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson, and Bernstein’s I Hate Music: a Cycle of Five Kid Songs, as well as works by Britten, Mussorgsky, Debussy and Stravinsky. On the opera stage, Hannah has performed as Emmie Spashett in Britten’s Albert Herring, Mrs P in Michael Nyman’s The Man Who Mistook his Wife for a Hat and created the role of the First Narrator in Owain Park’s The Snow Child, performed at the Edinburgh Fringe. She currently studies with Ann de Renais.