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Sarah_ConnollyInternational superstar mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly has been announced as the soloist for our upcoming appearance at theEdinburgh International Festival. She will be performing with us in a new work – Relict Furies – by New Zealand composer Gareth FarrThe work marks the centenary of WW1 and pays tribute to the fallen men of the Battle of Passchendaele, but the wider concept of the piece reflects on the unseen effects on families in war.
Connolly is one of the world’s leading mezzo-sopranos and enjoys a distinguished career, performing with renowned conductors, orchestras, and in leading roles with celebrated opera houses. We are thrilled to have her join us for Commonwealth Strings at EIF. Read more about her career here.
Our concert is at The Queen’s Hall on Tuesday 26 August, 11am, and you can purchase tickets for the event by clicking here.