Finnish soprano Hanna-Leena Haapamäki earned her Master of Music degree at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki. In addition to her formal studies, she has attended master classes with Udo Reinemann, Irina Gavrilovic, Renata Scotto and Dale Fundling.
Hanna-Leena Haapamäki placed second at the Lappeenranta Singing Competion in 2004 and received the Finnish National Opera’s (FNO) special prize. Since 2005 she has performed regularly at the FNO. Her repertoire includes such roles as Die Königin der Nacht (Mozart: Die Zauberflöte), Frasquita (Bizet: Carmen), Fiakermilli (Strauss: Arabella), Die Falke (Strauss: Die Frau ohne Schatten), Oscar (Verdi: Un ballo in maschera), Olympia (Offenbach: Les contes d'Hoffmann), Vixen (Janáček: The cunning little Vixen), Zerlina (Mozart: Don Giovanni), Euridice (Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice) as well as contemporary opera roles Maria (Rautavaara: Rasputin) and Vera (Kortekangas: Isän tyttö). During the season 2015-2016 she performed the role of Carlotta Giudicelli in the FNO’s production of The Phantom of the Opera.
Hanna-Leena Haapamäki has appeared as a soloist with numerous Finnish orchestras. Her concert repertoire includes passions of St. John and St. Matthew by Bach, Beethoven's Christus am Ölberge, Berlioz's Les nuits d'été, Britten's Les Illuminations, Händel's Messiah, Mendelssohn's Lobgesang, Mozart's Requiem and Mass in c-minor, Tippett's A Child of Our Time, Schönberg's Die Jakobsleiter, Szymanowski's Stabat Mater, Orff's Carmina Burana and Brahms' Ein deutsches Requiem.