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Sarah Connolly (Mezzo-soprano)

Born: County Durham, England

The English mezzo-soprano, Sarah Connolly, studied piano and singing at the Royal College of Music and continues her studies with Gerald Martin Moore.

Sarah Connolly's concert engagements have included J.S. Bach's B Minor Mass (BWV 232) at the Berlin Philharmonie with Philippe Herreweghe, Edward Elgar's Dream of Gerontius at the Sydney Opera with Edo de Waart, Turnage's Twice through the Heart with both Markus Stenz and Oliver Knussen throughout Europe. Her operatic appearances have included George Frideric Handel's Solomon with Ivor Bolton, D'Amico's Rime d'Amore with Giuseppe Sinopoli, Berlioz's Damnation of Faust with Jeffrey Tate, Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier with the Welsh National Opera, G.F. Handel's Ariodante with the New York City Opera, and regular performances with the English National opera of which she is a member. Her most notable radio broadcasts have included Janacek's Diary of one who disappeared with pianist Radoslav Kvapil and Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle with Combattimento.

Sarah Connolly has made a number of recordings including Rameau's Les Fetes d'Hebe with Les Arts Florissants, Antonio Vivaldi's Juditha Triumphans with The King’s Consort and Bach cantatas with Collegium Vocale Gent.


Source: The Gabrieli Consort programme (April 2001)
Contributed by
Galina Kolomietz (May 2001) Website

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Conductor

As

Works

Richard Egarr

Alto

BWV 245

Philippe Herreweghe

Alto

BWV 36 (?), BWV 62, BWV 110, BWV 122

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Sarah Connolly - mezzo soprano (Hyperion)

Sarah Connolly (JRP Dynu) [French]

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