Mezzo-soprano Hannah Ludwig is a 2018 graduate of the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia, PA., where she has performed the roles of Isabella in L'Italiana in Algeri, Charlotte in Werther, Frugola in Il Tabarro, Maddalena in Rigoletto, The Nurse in The Demon, Third Lady in Die Zauberflöte, Azucena in Il Trovatore, Fricka in Das Rheingold, and The Composer in Ariadne auf Naxos. She has also performed in the Aspen Music Festival as Ursule in Béatrice et Bénédict conducted by Maestro Johannes Debus and Sesto in La clemenza di Tito conducted by Maestro Jane Glover. Ms. Ludwig's concert appearances include Handel's Messiah with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Mozart's Requiem and Forrest's Requiem for the Living with MidAmerica Productions at Carnegie Hall. In the 2018/2019 season, Ms. Ludwig made her company debut with Opera Philadelphia as Alisa in Lucia di Lammermoor, and her role debut as Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia with Annapolis Opera. She also made concert debuts with The Columbus Symphony in Mozart's Requiem, The Colorado Symphony in Prokofiev’s Alexander Nevsky, The Flint Symphony Orchestra in Mahler's Symphony No.2, and returned to Teatro Nuovo in her role debut as Pippo in La gazza ladra. In the 2019/2020 season, Ms. Ludwing makes her company debut with The Dallas Opera as Third Lady in Die Zauberflöte and will make her role debut as Giovanna Seymour in Anna Bolena with Baltimore Concert Opera. She also makes her international debut with the Orquesta Filarmónica de Buenos Aires at the Teatro Colón as the mezzo soloist in Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde and concludes her season with a return to Teatro Nuovo.
Ms. Ludwig has achieved numerous awards through several competitions. She recently was awarded 2nd Place in the 2018 Loren L Zachary Society for the Performing Arts Vocal Competition in Beverly Hills, CA. She has received encouragement awards from the James Toland Vocal Arts Competition, The Jensen Foundation Vocal Competition, the Gulf Coast Regional of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, and the Licia Albanese-Puccini International Vocal Competition. She is also a Grant winner of the Giulio Gari Vocal competition.
Ms. Ludwig received her Bachelor of Music Degree in Vocal Performance from the University of the Pacific under Professor Burr Phillips. She also received training from the Aspen Music Festival, Taos Opera Institute, Napa Music Festival, and Classical Lyric Arts in France.