Soprano, Nicole Leupp Hanig, has appeared as a soloist with the Jussi Björling Festival in Sweden, the Maggio Musicale Festival in Italy, and the Pacific Music Festival in Japan. She has performed a solo recital at St. Martin’s in the Field in London, Berg’s Sieben Frühe Lieder at Durham Cathedral in Durham, England and was a soloist in Opera Galas for Amnesty International at St. James’ Picadilly in London and for the Cairo Opera in Egypt which was recorded for Egyptian television. Opera roles include Die Feldmarschallin in Der Rosenkavalier. The Countess in Le Nozze di Figaro, Rosalinde in Die Fledermaus, Miss Jessel in The Turn of the Screw, and the role of Sian in development workshops of James McMillan’s opera The Sacrifice which was commissioned for Welsh National Opera.
Recent appearances include Songfest in Los Angeles, a solo recital with L’Ateliers Lyrique in Paris, a recital and lecture as part of the symposium, “Benjamin Britten: A Century of Inspiration,” at Texas Tech University, “Women of the Bible,” a recital of music inspired by biblical women including songs by Cynthia Gerdes and a week as, ‘Artist in Residence,’ for Music in the Marche, an opera training program in Mondavio, Italy.
Dr. Hanig holds degrees from The University of Colorado, and The University of Illinois as well as a Post Graduate Diploma from The Royal Academy of Music in London where she was awarded the Diploma of the Royal Academy for distinction in performance. She currently serves as Assistant Professor of Music at University of Portland in Portland, Oregon.
Crazy Jane Prevails, 2015