Hannah Pedley


Hannah has just finished playing Maddalena in Verdi’s Rigoletto at Opera Holland Park. She recently played the title role in Bizet’s Carmen in a highlights production in Seville and has previously performed the complete role in productions in Dublin, London and Oxford as well as many concert performances. She also recorded Elina Firsova’s Night Songs with the Marsyas Trio for Meridian Records and made her US debut singing Mozart’s Requiem with Harry Christophers and the Boston Handel and Haydn Society. She performed Bach’s St Matthew Passion with Harry Christophers and Streetwise Opera which was televised on BBC4

Hannah toured the UK with the Warsaw Symphony Orchestra performing Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony and Szymanowsky’s Stabat Mater and again sang Carmen for ROH2 at the front of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and at the Barbican Centre. 

Other roles have included Olga (Eugene Onegin), Cherubino (Le Nozze di Figaro), Lola (Cavalleria Rusticana) and Rita the Rat (Fantastic Mr Fox), all for Opera Holland Park; Romeo (I Capuleti e i Montecchi) for Grange Park, Ottavia (The Coronation of Poppea) and Medea (Giasone) for English Touring Opera, Nancy (Albert Herring) for New Kent Opera, Melissa (Anna Nicole (cover)) Royal Opera House and the title role in The Rape of Lucretia in Oxford. She has performed as a soloist many times for Buxton Festival, ROH2 and the Dynamic Second Movement. 

On the concert platform, highlights include Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis, Ninth Symphony and Handel’s Messiah with City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Messiah with Manchester Camerata and Les Agrémens (Brussels and Namur) and Verdi’s Requiem at The Lighthouse Poole. She has performed galas in Italy, Russia and South America and solo recitals for Opera Diversa in Prague, Wexford and Buxton Festivals. 

Other recent roles have included the title role in Offenbach’s La Belle Hélène for New Sussex Opera and the role of Hannah in I lived for Art, a new play with music.

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