Sarah Connolly at the Holywell Music Room

  • Sarah Connolly
6 March, 2017
Holywell Music Room
College members
General public

Oriel's Visiting Musician for the 2016-17 academic year, renowned mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly, will perform a special concert at the Holywell Music Room on Monday 6th March 2017.

Tickets will be on sale via Tickets Oxford from 10am on Wednesday 4th January - simply click on the 'Book Now' link below to buy your tickets for what promises to be a popular event.

Ticket Prices

Full Price: £15.00
Over 60s: £10.00
Oriel Student (with ID): Free
Student (Full Time + ID): £5.00
Benefit: £5.00
Disability: £5.00
Companion to Disability Patron: £0.00

About Sarah Connolly

Awarded a CBE in the 2010 New Year’s Honours and the Royal Philharmonic Society’s 2012 Singer Award, Sarah Connolly is much in demand for the lyric mezzo-soprano repertoire. 

She has sung at the Lucerne, Salzburg, Tanglewood and Three Choirs Festivals and BBC Proms where, in 2009, she was a memorable guest soloist at The Last Night. Opera engagements have taken her around the world from the Metropolitan Opera to Covent Garden and La Scala; to the Munich and Vienna State Operas and the Bayreuth and Aix-en-Provence Festivals.

Highlights in her 2016/17 season include Geschwitz Lulu (ENO) and Gertrude in the world premiere of Brett Dean's Hamlet (Glyndebourne).  Concerts include The Dream of Gerontius (Berliner Staatskapelle/Barenboim); Fricka Das Rheingold (Boston Symphony Orchestra/Nelsons); Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis (Hamburg Symphoniker/Tate) and Das Lied von der Erde (Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Haitink).  She opens the Wigmore Hall’s 2016/17 season with Malcolm Martineau and she will also give recitals in Madrid and Amsterdam with Julius Drake; in Schwarzenberg with Graham Johnson and in Atlanta, San Francisco and New York with Joseph Middleton.