The mezzo-soprano, 2017 winner of the Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition, debuted at TDO in The Magic Flute. Last season she joined the ensemble of Munich’s Bavarian State Opera, appearing in Hänsel und Gretel, Carmen, and Così fan tutte. Since 2017 she has sung six roles at the Metropolitan Opera, beginning with her company debut as Pantalis/Mefistofele. Hankey, who won the inaugural Glyndebourne Opera Cup competition in 2018, recently debuted at the Zürich Opera House as Cherubino and sang the title role/Agrippina at the Turku Music Festival with the celebrated early-instrument ensemble Il Pomo d’Oro. Notable engagements in previous seasons also include role debuts as Rosina (Den Norske Opera) and Siébel (Geneva’s Grand Théâtre). As a member of San Francisco Opera’s Merola Opera Program, Hankey sang the title role/La cenerentola. David Hertzberg’s opera The Rose Elf was written for Hankey, and she premiered it in New York. She made her Carnegie Hall debut in Handel’s Messiah with Musica Sacra and has appeared in recital at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall.