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
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)
Photo by Matt Zugale for Miller Theatre.