Hannah O'Brien is a soprano from Drogheda, Co. Louth. She is currently studying with Elizabeth Ritchie, having completed her master’s and BA in The Royal Irish Academy of Music under Sylvia O'Regan. She played the role of il Destino and Linfea in Cavalli’s la Calisto, Caper in Purcell’s The Fairy Queen and Nance Farrell in Stephen McNeff's Banished. Hannah performed in ‘Celebration of the Voice' hosted by Drogheda Classical Music as well as the premier of Michael Holohan’s song cycle The Hills are Crying. She will be performing the role of Polly in a film adaptation of Kevin O'Connell's DreamCatchr, which is to be released in 2023. She was awarded the Gaiety Bursary in 2018 and has received numerous prizes in competitions including The Veronica Dunne - Operatic Ensemble at the ESB Feis Ceoil, Best Aria prize in the Irene Sanford Competition, Lieder Prize and Young cup at ESB Feis Ceoil.