Soprano Astrid Connelly is a graduate of the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music and former choral scholar of the Trinity College Choir, Melbourne. Astrid is an active collaborator and performer in early music, new music, and interdisciplinary projects.
Past work has included: Nervous, a collaborative visual art and music performance by artist Heather B. Swann at the National Gallery of Australia, with music by Thomas Green and ensembles Plexus and Continuum Sax; the Melbourne showcase of Mary Finsterer’s opera Biographica with the Flinders Quartet; Soprano Soloist for the Melbourne Opera Orchestra and Essendon Choral Society’s Messiah; The Lullaby Suite, an interdisciplinary visual art and music project with Heather B. Swann, Christina Leonard, Matt McMahon, and Joseph Nizeti, and a collaborative artist residency with the Phalène - Arts Pluriels, in Berry, France.
Astrid recently performed with the MSO Chamber Ensemble, singing music by Hildegard von Bingen, in a concert entitled Above Knowing. She also performed a broadcast program with the Wattleseed Ensemble for the 3MBS Music She Wrote Festival.