“Elvira’s great aria ‘Mi tradi quell’ alma ingrata’… came off splendidly” – Lindis Taylor, 2016
“Hannah was absolutely outstanding as Marguerite” – Barry Brinson, 2014
“…attractive, agile and accurate voice” – Middle-C, 2013
“Hannah Jones’s Mabel was truly affecting” – Middle-C, 2012
Hannah Catrin Jones is a Wellington based Soprano. She completed her Bachelor of Music in Performance at the New Zealand School of Music in 2014 and Post-Graduate Diploma in 2015, working with Margaret Medlyn, Richard Greager, Lisa Harper-Brown, Bruce Greenfield and Simon O’Neill.
Hannah attended the New Zealand Opera School in 2015 and 2016. She is a member of the New Zealand Opera Chorus for 2016.
Hannah has performed principal opera roles including Gilda (Rigoletto), Cio Cio San (Madama Butterfly), Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni (Eternity Opera, 2016), Saffi in Ziguenerbaron (WGSLO, 2014), Mabel in Pirates of Penzance, and Le Feu in L’enfant et les Sortileges (NZSM, 2015).
She has also performed as soprano soloist for the Brahms Requiem with the NZ Choral Federation, and has performed excerpts of the role of Marguerite (Faust) with the 1925 original silent film Phantom of the Opera.
Hannah began studying voice with Sr Mary Winefride who passed away in 2015. Through her, Hannah discovered a true love and appreciation for opera.
Hannah’s passion is performance on the stage and her strong ability to engage with an audience is something she continues to build and develop.