Resident Artist

Hannah Ludwig · mezzo-soprano

AVA fourth-year Resident Artist

Hometown: Sacramento, California.

Education: B.M. in Vocal Performance, University of the Pacific.

Competitions: Munday Encouragement Award, Jensen Foundation Vocal Competition, 2017; Grant, The Giulio Gari Foundation, 2016; Encouragement Award, Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation International Vocal Competition, 2016; Encouragement Award, Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions (Gulf Coast Regional), 2016; District Winner, Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions (Puerto Rico), 2015; Finalist, Palm Springs Opera Guild Vocal Competition, 2012-2013; First Place, Kristina Townsend Memorial Vocal Competition, 2012; Regional Winner, Classical Singer Vocal Competition, 2011.

Roles at AVA: Third Lady, Die Zauberflöte; Alisa, Lucia di Lammermoor; Tamara's Nurse, The Demon; Maddalena and Giovanna, Rigoletto; Frugola, Il tabarro; Charlotte, Werther; Siébel, Faust; Isabella, L’italiana in Algeri.

Previous and Recent Roles: Sesto, La clemenza di Tito, Ursule, Beatrice et Benedict, both with Aspen Music Festival; Prince Orlofsky, Die Fledermaus,Stockton Opera; Ruggiero, Alcina with NAPA Music Festival; Meg Page, The Merry Wives of Windsor; Third Lady, The Magic Flute; Jenny Diver, The Threepenny Opera, all with Pacific Opera Theatre. Upcoming: Alto soloist, Handel's Messiah, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, December 2017.

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