Melbourne soprano Hannah Dahlenburg completed her Bachelor of Music (Performance) with Honours at The Conservatorium of Music, The University of Melbourne in 2010. She is currently studying with Liane Keegan.
Hannah’s operatic roles include Proserpina and La Musica Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo, Diane in Actéon by Charpentier, Queen of the Night, First Lady, Second Lady and Papagena in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte and Second Woman in Dido and Aeneas by Purcell and is a member of the Victorian Opera Chorus. In 2011 she performed the role of Diane in Offenbach’s Orpheus in the Underworld and the Daughter Anne in Glass/Moran’s The Juniper Tree with The Opera Studio Melbourne, on the Henkell Family Scholarship.
Hannah has also been a soloist for the Heidelberg Choral Society and Heidelberg Symphony, Monash Chorale, Monash University Choral Society, Ballarat Symphony Orchestra, Australian Intervarsity Choral Festival 2012, Maroondah Symphony Orchestra, Victorian Youth Symphony Orchestra, Trinity College Choir Melbourne, Consort of Melbourne, and the Box Hill Chorale and Melbourne University Choral Society with the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Orchestra.
In 2011 she was a Prize winner in the 2011 RMP Oratorio Competition, Runner Up in 2011 Armstead Award, Prize winner in the 2011 Australian National Liederfest, Prize winner in the Welsh Male Choir Singer of the Year 2011 and a Semi Finalist for the German Australian Opera Grant and also received the Encouragement Award in the prestigious 2011 Herald Sun Aria Finals.
In 2012 Hannah had continued support from the Dame Nellie Melba Opera Trust on the Mel and Nina Waters Scholarship. Hannah was a Principle Artist with the Opera Australia Oz Opera Schools Company, performing over 102 shows of The Magic Flute as the Queen of the Night, Lady and Papagena and was also a Semi Finalist in the Mietta Song Recital Award.
Recently Hannah has placed second in the Regional Finals of The Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions 2013 and is delighted to join the Salzburg Festival in August 2013 in Mendelssohn’s Midsummer Night’s Dream under Conductor Ivor Bolton. Later in the year, Hannah will be a Finalist in the 2013 Opera Foundation Australia German Opera Scholarship and a Semi Finalist in the Australian Singing Competition