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Icelandic-Scottish soprano Hannah Morrison studied voice and piano at Maastricht Conservatory, pursued her training at the Hochschule für Musik in Cologne, and obtained a Masters in Music Performance at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London.


In the summer of 2018 she sang her début at Tanglewood Festival with the Boston Symphony Orchestra conducted by Herbert Blomstedt. With the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra and with Blomstedt at the podium, she recently sang Brahms’ Deutsches Requiem at the Philharmonie in Paris, at the Musikverein in Vienna, and at the NHK Hall in Tokyo.


Further projects for the 2018/2019 season include madrigals by Gesualdo with Paul Agnew, Handel’s Jephtha with Collegium 1704 under Václav Luks, Bach’s St. Matthew Passion in Canada with the Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra conducted by Masaaki Suzuki, Bach cantatas with the Ricercar Consort at the Thuringian Bach Weeks and at the Leipzig Bach Fest, vocal recitals with Christine Schornsheim at Sanssouci Music Festival in Potsdam, Bach cantatas with the Windsbach Boys’ Choir, and Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with the Netherlands Chamber Choir and the Akademie für Alte Musik under Peter Dijkstra.


Hannah Morrison has performed under the baton of Sir John Eliot Gardiner (singing her débuts at Salzburg Festival, the BBC Proms and Lucerne Festival), as well as with the Bach Collegium Japan, the Stuttgart Musik Podium, the Bonn Beethoven Orchestra, the Capella Augustina, the Bavarian Radio Choir, Collegium Vocale Ghent, and B’Rock.


In 2017 she also covered the roles of La Musica and of Euridice in a staged production of Monteverdi’s L‘Orfeo with Les Arts Florissants under the baton of Paul Agnew.


Apart from her concert performances, she is also a passionate interpreter of Lieder and of madrigals.


Hannah Morrison lives with her family in Cologne.


2018/2019 season (Representation: General Management)

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