Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano

"A supremely elegant and emotionally involving interpretation of the musical drama, dominated by Sarah Connolly’s exquisitely sensitive and deeply felt Dido." Rupert Christiansen, The Daily Telegraph

Sarah Connolly CBE, is one of the foremost British mezzo sopranos. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Music where she studied piano and singing. She has been nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award, a TMA Award, two Grammy Awards and won an Edison, Gramophone and South Bank Awards. On the operatic stage, highlights include The Composer at The Metropolitan Opera, New York, Dido at La Scala and Giulio Cesare at Glyndebourne. Her concert and recital programmes have also taken her around the world including the Carnegie Hall, Dresden Staatskapelle and The Concertgebouw, Amsterdam. Sarah Connolly was made a Commander of the British Empire in the 2010 New Year Honours. Sarah lives in the Cotswolds with her husband and daughter.