Hannah Dahlenburg

Australian-Canadian  Soprano  Hannah  Dahlenburg  is  a  regular  guest  artist  for  Opera Australia performing Queen of the Night in The Magic Flute (2016, 2015, 2014) and First Lady for their highly acclaimed Regional Touring (2015, 2014) and Opera on the Beach (2014).


Hannah’s  operatic  roles  include:  Queen  of  the  Night,  First  Lady,  Second  Lady  and Papagena; Blonde in Mozart’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail; Lucia in Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor; Oscar in Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera; Diane in Offenbach’s Orpheus in the Underworld; Daughter Anne in Glass/Moran’s The Juniper Tree; La Musica in Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo; Diane in Actéon by Charpentier.


Hannah performed in the 2013 Salzburg Festival in Mendelssohn’s Midsummer Night’s Dream under Conductor Ivor Bolton, currently out on DVD. Hannah has also been a soloist for many Australian ensembles including the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, La Compañia, the Box Hill Chorale and Melbourne University Choral Society with the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Orchestra, Victorian youth Symphony Orchestra and the Consort of Melbourne. Her concert repertoire includes: Handel Messiah, Bach Johannes-Passion and Coffee Cantata (BWV 211), Brahms Requiem, Mozart Mass in C Minor, Vesperae Solemnis de Confessore, Requiem, Exultate Jubilate and Orff Carmina Burana.


She  has  been  awarded  numerous  prizes  and  scholarships  including:  Martin  Bequest  Travelling  Scholarship 2015,2016; Ian Potter Cultural Trust Grant 2014; PPCA Performers Trust Grant 2014; Second in the North-western Regional Finals of The Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions 2013; The Leverhulme Royal Northern College of Music Award and Christine Leaves Award as a Finalist in the Australian Singing Competition 2013; the Encouragement Award in the prestigious 2011 Herald Sun Aria Finals; Scholarships in 2011 and 2012 from Dame Nellie Melba Opera Trust including the Mel and Nina Waters Scholarship. Hannah was also a Finalist in the 2013 Opera Foundation Australia German Opera Scholarship.


Hannah's recent role for Melbourne Opera was Blonde in Mozart's The Abduction from the Seraglio.