Composer, violinist, and singer Caroline Shaw became the youngest recipient ever of the Pulitzer Prize in Music in 2013, and she’s since taken both the pop and classical music worlds by storm. A “breakout star of New York’s contemporary classical scene” (The Guardian), Shaw is a unique creative voice whose music paints luscious soundscapes with moments of discord and unexpected resolutions. The Attacca Quartet and Sō Percussion, both close collaborators of the composer, perform a program of her works from the last decade.
This performance is currently sold out, but tickets may be available on standby. A standby line will form at 6 p.m. on the night of the performance and any available seats will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis, for that evening's performance only. Discounts (including senior and student pricing) do not apply for standby sales; all standby tickets will be $40; $35; $20 each.
Major support for Composer Portraits is provided by the National Endowment for the Arts.
Photo by Kyle Dorosz for Miller Theatre.