Selected by BBC Music Magazine as a Rising Star of 2022, Hilary Cronin won both First Prize and the Audience Prize at the 2021 London Handel International Singing Competition.
Hilary trained at Trinity Laban Conservatoire where she was a Dame Susan Morden Scholar and Trinity London Scholar and at Royal Holloway University of London where she was awarded the Dame Felicity Lott Bursary and the Driver Prize for Excellence in Performance.
Engagements during 2023 include Oriana Amadigi and Galatea Acis and Galatea with The English Concert, J.S. Bach B Minor Mass, Handel L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato and Didon (cover) Les Troyens with The Monteverdi Choir, Bach Christmas Cantatas with the London Handel Players, Haydn Nelson Mass with The Sixteen, Barber Knoxville: Summer of 1915 with the Royal Orchestral Society, Bach Christmas Oratorio with Oxford Bach Soloists and Handel Messiah with Britten Sinfonia and The Hallé.
Previous engagements include Poppea Agrippina for English Touring Opera, Second Woman Dido and Aeneas Recording with La Nuova Musica, Bach St Matthew Passion with the Irish Baroque Orchestra, Handel Chandos Anthems with Arcangelo, St Magnus Festival Recital with Florilegium, London Handel Festival Summer Soirée, Fauré Requiem at Teatro La Fenice, Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night’s Dream with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and a recital at the Halle Handel Festival.