Hannah Meredith Hagerty is a native of Washington DC. Her repertoire includes the roles of Gertud in Hänsel und Gretel, Nancy in Albert Herring, Hermia in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Suzy in La Rondine, and Sesto in Giulio Cesare. Hannah completed her undergraduate degree at Oberlin Conservatory where she studied with Daune Mahy. While at Oberlin, Hannah performed the role of Nancy in Albert Herring and Gertrud in Hänsel und Gretel. She also performed in a Marilyn Horne masterclass as apart of The Artist Recital Series at Oberlin Conservatory.
Hannah has participated as a Gerdine young artist with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis for their 2014 and 2015 seasons. During the 2015 season she performed the role of Suzy in La Rondine. During the 2016 season, she was a young artist with The Glimmerglass Festival and performed the role of Ernestina in Rossini’s one act opera, L’occasione fa il ladro. She was an apprentice singer with The Santa Fe Opera during their 2017 season, and covered the role of Bradamante in Alcina.
Hannah just completed her M.M at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music where she studied with Julie Simson. While attending Rice, Hannah sang the role of Hermia in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Sesto in Giulio Cesare. She also participated in the scenes program where she sang Romeo in I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Isolier in Le Comte Ory, and Octavian in Der Rosenkavalier. Hannah had the privilege of singing Cherubino’s arias from Le Nozze di Figaro with Rice University’s Campanile Orchestra.
This summer Hannah will return to Santa Fe as an Apprentice singer where she will sing the role of Kate Pinkerton in Madame Butterfly and cover the role of Paquette in Candide. She won the Capitol District of The Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and moves on to the Mid Atlantic Regionals on February 25th. Hannah is currently based out of Washington D.C and taking lessons with Laura Brooks Rice.