Biography

Hannah Fuerst, coloratura soprano, is a sought-after singer of operatic,  chamber, and crossover music.  She has appeared in recital with renowned pianists William Vendice and Alden Gatt and the contemporary chamber group Lunatics at Large.  Ms. Fuerst has performed professionally with the Aspen Opera Theatre Center, Bronx Opera Company, American Opera Projects, Opera Moderne, the Resonant Bodies Festival, and the Institute & Festival for Contemporary Performance.  An active proponent of new music, Ms. Fuerst has created leading roles with the Encompass New Opera Theatre (The Theory of Everything) and Apollo Opera (Il Pianista Disgraziato). Ms. Fuerst was a semi-finalist in the international Lotte Lenya competition for outstanding actors in 2015, and she has been brought in as a guest artist to the NYU Graduate Musical Theatre Writing workshop. Favorite operatic roles include Blöndchen (Die Entführung aus dem Serail), Soeur Constance (Les Dialogues des Carmelites), Lulu, Rosina (Il Barbiere di Siviglia), and Stravinsky’s Rossignol. Ms. Fuerst holds Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees from the Manhattan School of Music.