Tyshawn Sorey has had numerous – as in, numerous – premieres and commissions this year. The composer, who straddles jazz and classical, “has been on everyone’s radar at least since winning a MacArthur ‘genius’ grant in 2017, but the shock to the performing arts since late winter brought him suddenly to the fore as an artist at the nexus of the music industry’s artistic and social concerns.” – The New York Times

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