“One of the decade’s more gifted, up-and-coming modern classical composers.”

Pitchfork

“Among the most impressive younger composers in the New York new-music scene... Ageless and contemporary at once, with an emotional impact that's direct and immediate.”

Gothamist

"Snider must be recognized as one of today's most compelling composers for the human voice."

NPR

"A rising star on the American compositional scene."

Wall Street Journal

“Snider clearly has a lot to say that's worth listening to.”

Opera News

“Snider’s music lives in an increasingly populous inter-genre space that, as of yet, has produced only a few clear, confident voices. Snider is perhaps the most sophisticated of them all.”

Pitchfork

“An important representative of 21st century trends in composition.”

New York Classical Review

“Genre-erasing”

Composer Sarah Kirkland Snider writes music of direct expression and vivid narrative that has been hailed as “rapturous” (The New York Times), "groundbreaking" (The Boston Globe), and “poignant, deeply personal.” (The New Yorker.)

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“Sarah Kirkland Snider is conjoining genres to produce culturally electric new music.”

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Emily D'Angelo Enargeia

26-year-old mezzo-soprano Emily D'Angelo's Deutsche Grammophon debut album 'enargeia' includes original pieces by Hildegard von Bingen, Hildur Guðnadóttir, Missy Mazzoli, and Sarah Kirkland Snider. The album won a Juno for Best Classical Solo Album in 2022.

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