Sarah Connolly, mezzo
Julius Drake, piano

Friday, March 22, 2019 - 7:30 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street Learn More

$30.00 per ticket

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About This Performance

“If one proper definition of ‘diva’ is someone who exhibits unimpeachable musical authority, Sarah Connolly qualities in a big way” (Opera News). Her PCMS recital debut shows the English mezzo-soprano “at the peak of her career” (New York Times), a judgement underpinned by the penetrating spiritual insights and emotional power of her artistry.

Brahms: Sechs Lieder [Selection]
Wolf: Italienisches Liederbuch [Selection]
Roussel: Quatre Chansons
Debussy: Trois Chansons de Bilitis
Zemlinsky: Sechs Maeterlinck Lieder

This concert is supported by Grant Greapentrog.

The Artist(s)

Sarah Connolly, mezzo-soprano
Sarah Connolly studied piano and singing at the Royal College of Music, of which she is now a Fellow.  She was made a DBE in the 2017 Birthday Honours, having previously been made a CBE in the 2010 New Year’s Honours.  In 2011 she was honored by the Incorporated Society of Musicians and presented with the Distinguished Musician Award.… Read More
Julius Drake, piano
The “collaborative pianist nonpareil” (The New Yorker), Julius Drake lives in London and specializes in the field of chamber music, working with many of the world’s leading artists both in recital and on disc. Mr. Drake’s passionate interest in song has led to invitations to devise song series for Wigmore Hall, London,… Read More


Sarah Connolly: Phaedra 'Oh Gods of Wrath' - Glyndebourne
Dame Sarah Connolly and Joseph Middleton: Come to Me in My Dreams (Official teaser trailer)
Pre-Concert Lecture

With Cori Ellison at 6:30 pm