Hannah Bennett is a Mezzo Soprano at the Royal Academy of Music, studying with Kathleen Livingstone and Audrey Hyland. Originally from Luton, Bedfordshire, she now lives in London studying in her fourth year of the BMus course.
Since being at the Royal Academy, recent projects have included: Bridesmaids Chorus for Weber’s Der Freischütz conducted by Mark Elder with Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment at the Southbank Centre, Kohn Foundation/Bach Cantata series conducted by Iain Ledingham, Liebeslieder Waltzer and Romantic Song Recital in the 2016 Amersham Music Festival, Edith in Pirates of Penzance with Ormond Opera, Trio concert for the Bedford Park Festival, Chiswick and chorus for BYO’s 2015 Summer Season. In June, Hannah played the role of Tisbe in Rossini’s La Cenerentola with the London Young Sinfonia, conducted by Johann Von Stuckenbruck and directed by Mark Burns, as part of the Bedford Park Festival.
Hannah has just become a member of the prestigious Song Circle at the RAM, with whom she looks forward to concerts in the next academic year. In 2017, Hannah will perform as a soloist for the Kohn Foundation/Bach Cantata Series at RAM. She is also on the Student Scheme with Philharmonia Chorus.
Hannah is fortunate to be supported by the Verdun Davies Award at the Royal Academy of Music and the Josephine Baker Trust.