Hannah Roberts is one of the outstanding ‘cellists of her generation and was privileged to have studied with William Pleeth and Ralph Kirshbaum.
Having won prizes in numerous prestigious competitions and awards such as Shell LSO, BBC Young Musician, Jacqueline Du Pre Memorial and Pierre Fournier awards Hannah has gone on to perform as soloist with leading orchestras, including the London Mozart Players, LSO, BBC Concert Orchestra and the Halle, also making frequent broadcasts for BBC radio and recording for ASV.
Festival appearances have included Chichester, Malvern, Beverley, ‘Beethovenfest’ and the prestigious ‘Manchester International Cello Festival.
Internationally she has taken part part in the Piatigorsky International Cello Festival in Los Angeles and numerous other festivals in Europe, and has an active schedule of solo and chamber music performances.
In addition to her activities as principal (Manchester Camerata), soloist and chamber musician, Hannah is a committed and sought after teacher and is professor of cello at the RAM in London and the RNCM in Manchester, and is a visiting tutor for the University of Oxford.
She is honoured to have been awarded both an HonRAM and an FRNCM for her work helping to nurture upcoming ‘cellists, and enjoys working with some of the world’s most gifted young musicians at prestigious international masterclasses each summer.