Biography

Caroline Adelaide Shaw is a New York–based vocalist, violinist, composer, and producer who performs in solo and collaborative projects. She is the youngest recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Music, for Partita for 8 Voices, written for the Grammy-winning Roomful of Teeth, of which she is a member. Recent commissions include works for the Dover Quartet, Calidore Quartet, Aizuri Quartet, FLUX Quartet, Brooklyn Rider, Anne Sofie von Otter, The Crossing, Roomful of Teeth, yMusic, ACME, ICE, A Far Cry, Philharmonia Baroque, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, and Carnegie Hall’s Ensemble Connect. In the 2017–18 season Ms. Shaw’s new works were premiered by Renée Fleming with Inon Barnatan, Dawn Upshaw with Sō Percussion and Gilbert Kalish, Orchestra of St. Luke’s with John Lithgow, Britten Sinfonietta, TENET with the Metropolis Ensemble, Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia, Netherlands Chamber Choir, and Luciana Souza with A Far Cry. Future seasons will include a new piano concerto for Jonathan Biss with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and a new work for the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Caroline Shaw’s scoring to visual work includes the sound track for the feature film To Keep the Light and collaborations with Kanye West. She studied at Yale, Rice, and Princeton universities, and has held residencies at Dumbarton Oaks, Banff Centre, Music on Main, and Vail Dance Festival.

Upcoming 2018-2019 Performances
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June, 2019 Sunday

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3:00 PM Concert

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Caroline Shaw First Essay
David Lang Selections from memory pieces
Gabriella Smith New work (World Premiere–New York Philharmonic Commission)
Judd Greenstein The Seeming Disorder of the Old City (US Premiere)
Steve Reich Different Trains
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