Longtime member of the Music of the Baroque Chorus, soprano Amy Conn has a special love for music from the Baroque era. Recent performances include Mozart’s Mass in C Minor and Exsultate, jubilate, Fauré’s Requiem, Schumann’s Das Paradies und die Peri, Purcell’s King Arthur, Bach’s Mass in B Minor, Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater, Orff’s Carmina Burana, and Haydn’s Creation and Lord Nelson Mass. She last appeared as soloist with Music of the Baroque in December 2011.
Opera and musical theater 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. On the concert stage, she has sung as soloist with Baroque Band, Alabama Symphony Orchestra, Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra, Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra, Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra, Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, Elgin Choral Union and Symphony, and the North Shore Choral Society. She is a former member of Chicago a cappella.
As a chamber musician, Amy Conn has performed with eighth blackbird, The Orion Ensemble, The Newberry Consort, The Madison Bach Musicians, Trio Settecento, Rembrandt Chamber Players, and Ars Antigua. She and her longtime recital partner, pianist Shannon McGinnis, will also be presenting a program of Spanish and South American songs at the Chicago Art Institute as part of the Latino Music Festival.
Amy Conn is featured on two forthcoming CDs: the Grant Park Chorus’s first a cappella recording and a recording of three Bach cantatas with the Madison Bach Musicians.