Mezzo-Soprano Hannah Morley currently resides in Birmingham, where she is studying for a Masters degree in Vocal Performance at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. Hannah studies under the vocal direction of Louise Crane, and she is generously supported by the Conservatoire with an entrance scholarship. Prior to her studies in Birmingham, Hannah trained at the Morley Opera School, and at Bath Spa University where she gained her BA in Music.
For the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Hannah has performed the role of Miss.Forcible/Other Miss.Forcible from Turnage’s Coraline, and in 2022 she will sing the role of Madge Williams in Mcneff’s Banished. For opera scenes excerpts, Hannah has sung Serafina Il Campanello, Orfeo Orfeo ed Euridice, Angelina La Cenerentola, Baba The Rake's Progress, Hermia A Midsummer Night's Dream, and most recently, Lucretia The Rape of Lucretia, and La Maestra delle Novizie Suor Angelica. Other full operatic roles include, Dorcas Thomas and Sally for Bath International Festival, The Sorceress Dido and Aeneas, Juno Orpheus in the Underworld and Marcellina The Marriage of Figaro, for Bath Spa Opera.
Hannah is very interested in song repertoire, and in 2021 she was awarded first prize in the Edward Brooks Lieder prize and third prize in the Edward Brooks English Song Prize at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. Hannah recently sang as a soloist for a VoxBox concert exploring the works of Samuel Barber with Dylan Perez at RBC, and as a soloist for the Cecil Aronowitz International Viola festival where she performed Brahms Zwei Gesänge (Op.91). As an oratorio soloist Hannah has performed works such as, Vivaldi’s Gloria, Handel’s Messiah, Haydn’s Nelson Mass, Mozart’s Vesperae Solennes de Confessore.