Thursday, March 28, 2019, 8pm
Tyshawn Sorey is a visionary artist who is erasing the lines of musical preconceptions. The 2017 MacArthur Fellow has a wide-ranging creative practice, embracing the roles of composer, conductor, multi-instrumentalist, scholar, and educator. This Portrait features two new works, written for ensembles with which Sorey has close ties.
- Tyshawn Sorey composer
- JACK Quartet
- International Contemporary Ensemble
- Autoschediasms for Creative Chamber Orchestra (2019), world premiere, Miller Theatre commission
- New Quartet for JACK (2018), New York premiere
- Violin and Glockenspiel, in Memoriam Muhal Richard Abrams (2018)
- Bertha’s Lair (2016)
- Ornations (2014)
Major support for Composer Portraits is provided by the National Endowment for the Arts.
Photo by Matt Zugale for Miller Theatre.