A versatile soprano performing opera, art song, and new music, Hannah Alexandra Noyes made her Peabody Opera Theatre debut last season in Puccini’s Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi and in Bernstein's MASS under the direction of Marin Alsop. In July, she debuted as Mozart's Donna Anna in the Estates Theatre in Prague, Czech Republic. This season, she will be performing Tatiana from Eugene Onegin and Lisette from La rondine with Peabody Opera Theatre.
An advocate for contemporary classical music, Hannah will be performing in a song collaboration with composer Jacob Wilkinson during the fall of 2019 and as part of Peabody's Now Hear This presentation of Kaija Saariaho's Émilie in February 2020. She has been a vocalist in eight world premieres and most recently created the role of the Younger Brother in A Madman’s Diary by Jun An Chew in April 2019. She was part of Peabody Conservatory’s Opera Etudes program where she performed in previews for new vocal works, including a monodrama for soprano during the fall of 2018. She was also part of the premier of René Clausen's Passion of Jesus Christ conducted by the composer at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis, MN in April 2017.
During the 2017-2018 season, Hannah appeared in the inaugural season of the Concordia Opera as Rosalinda in Die Fledermaus, where she also performed in scenes from Falstaff (Alice Ford) and Candide (Cunegonde). That summer, Hannah attended SongFest in Los Angeles as a Colburn Fellow where she was featured in recital performing Arnold Schoenberg’s Brettl-lieder.
She has also been seen on stage in Italy at the Brancaleoni International Music Festival in scenes as Violetta in La Traviata and Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro and at the Torre dei Calzolari in Gubbio as Contessa Almaviva in Figaro. At W. Stephen Smith’s Naked Voice Institute, Hannah portrayed the partial role of Zdenka from Strauss’s Arabella. In concert, Hannah was the guest soprano soloist in Schubert's Mass in G with the Staples-Motley High School Orchestra in Staples, MN.
Hannah received her Bachelor of Music, magna cum laude, from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN, where she studied with Anne Jennifer Nash. She is currently pursuing a Masters in Vocal Performance at Johns Hopkins University-Peabody Institute under the guidance of Ah Young Hong.