McLaughlin, Hannah

Hannah is one of the leading period instrument oboists of her generation and is in great demand with many leading orchestras: as a member of The English Concert and Irish Baroque Orchestra, and performing with many other orchestras across Europe including The Sixteen, Gabrieli Consort, Early Opera Company, The King’s Consort, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Les Talens Lyriques.

Hannah has appeared in many TV and radio broadcasts in the UK and Europe, including the BBC series The Birth of British Music and the BBC documentary Vivaldi’s Women, as well as live broadcasts for MDR, Arte, Omroep Radio 4 and the BBC. Hannah and has appeared on prestigious concert platforms worldwide, such as the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Carnegie Hall in New York, Wigmore Hall in London and the Musikverein in Vienna. Hannah has also participated in many recordings, including the Grammy Award-nominated recording of J.S. Bach’s Four Orchestral Suites for a Young Prince, directed by Monica Huggett. As a soloist, Hannah has performed concertos with Irish Baroque Orchestra and The English Concert, including a private performance for the Sheika Sheika bint Saif Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi.

Hannah has set up an increasingly successful reed-making business, creating bespoke period oboe reeds as well as quality modern oboe reeds.

In addition to teaching Baroque oboe at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Hannah has given masterclasses at the Royal College of Music in London and the Israeli Conservatory of Music in Tel Aviv.