Dame Sarah Connolly
Dame Sarah Connolly is an artist of extraordinary breadth and sincerity. In this selection of some of her finest performances, we see her embody two very contrasting Handelian heroes, Julius Caesar and Ariodante, and we savour some of her exquisite song singing from London’s Wigmore Hall.
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With thanks to Glyndebourne Festival and Wigmore Hall
Aria “Va tacito” from Handel’s Giulio Cesare in Egitto from Glyndebourne Festival.
Conductor: William Christie, Director: David McVicar, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
Giulio Cesare was filmed as a co-production between Glyndebourne and Opus Arte. Music is the edition by Winton Dean and Sarah Fuller and is performed by arrangement with Oxford University Press.
Aria “Scherza infida” from Handel’s Ariodante at the Vienna State Opera. Conductor: William Christie, Director: David McVicar, Les arts florissants.
Schumann Gedichte der Königin Maria Stuart, recorded at the Wigmore Hall. Pianist: Julius Drake.