“Whenever Sarah Connolly stood up as Theodora’s companion Irene, Thomas Morell’s libretto, fusty and clunky, turned into a wonder of eloquence, even when she hit the phrase ‘viewless tents’ in the stunner aria Defend her, Heav’n. Colours, dynamics, emotional shadings: Connolly’s kaleidoscope never ended.”
Geoff Brown, The Times
A WALK WITH IVOR GURNEY
To celebrate the release of 'A Walk with Ivor Gurney' please click on the link above for the introduction, with Nigel Short, Dame Sarah Connolly and Alexandra Wood, Leader of Aurora Orchestra.
dame Sarah Connolly PODCAST INTERVIEW WITH CHRISTINA PATTERSON, 2021
“It was a huge honour to talk to her on my podcast 'Work Interrupted' about why we need music, how she got her “balls of steel” and what happened when cancer collided with a pandemic.” - Christina Patterson
dame Sarah Connolly IN RECITAL at the WIGMORE HALL, 2019
With Julius Drake (piano), and Emily Berrington (Actor) Dame Sarah Connolly offers Dominick Argento’s cycle from Woolf’s posthumously published A Writer’s Diary, and Schumann’s moving late settings of texts attributed to Mary Stuart.
BBC RADIO 3 - MUSIC MATTERS; HIDDEN VOICES AND BLUE FORCE FIELDS
Dame Sarah Connolly talks to Sara Mohr-Pietsch about the 'Doctor Who forcefield' method of dealing with nerves on performance days...
BBC PROMS - VERDI REQUIEM
Dame Sarah steps in last minute (with no prior rehearsal!) to sing in the BBC Proms Verdi Requiem, conducted by Andres Orozco-Estrada and the London Philharmonic Orchestra.