Soprano Amy Conn with Newberry Consort and eighth blackbird

Chicago-based soprano Amy Conn will appear in Bach’s Cantata 152 “Tritt auf den Glaubensbahn” as part of the Grace Lutheran Church Bach Cantata Vespers Series with the Newberry Consort and Douglas Anderson, Baritone. The concert will take place at Grace Lutheran Church, 7300 Division Street, in River Forest, IL, on Sunday, January 30th 4pm.

The following week, Ms. Conn will sing Steven Reich’s Music for 18 Musicians with chamber ensemble eighth blackbird at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago ave., on Saturday February 5th, 7:30pm (sold out) & 10pm.

Finally, on February 13 at 2pm, Amy will perform “Men and Women in Love,” a solo recital with Shannon McGinnis, pian;  featuring music of Clara Schumann, Germaine Tailleferre, Robert Kritz and Enrique Granados. The recital will take place at the Wilmette Public Library Auditorium, 1242 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette, IL. Admission is free.

Soprano Amy Conn is known for her pure tone, communicative warmth and musical intelligence. Amy appears on both the concert and theater stage in music of many periods, with a special love for baroque repertoire. Ms. Conn has soloed with Music of the Baroque, Baroque Band, Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra, Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra, Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, Elgin Choral Union and Symphony, Chorus Angelorum, North Shore Choral Society, Lutheran Choir of Chicago and Bach Chamber Choir. She is a former long time member of Chicago a cappella. Stage appearances include lead roles in Acis and Galatea, The Turn of the Screw, Yeomen of the Guard and The Pirates of Penzance. In 2010, she made her debut with Chicago Opera Theater, covering the role of Isifile in Cavalli’s Giasone.