Sarah Kirkland Snider
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Sarah's new album 'Mass for the Endangered' will be released Sept 25 on Nonesuch and New Amsterdam.
July 8, 2020
The Mass, with a libretto by poet/writer Nathaniel Bellows, is a celebration of, and an elegy for, the natural world.
SKS in New York Philharmonic Essay in The New York Times
May 14, 2020
The Times recently featured an interview with Sarah about the programming American music at the NY Phil.
Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music Announces 2020 Season, Featuring 'Hiraeth'
March 10, 2020
The Cabrillo Festival Orchestra will perform Sarah's 27' tone poem, Hiraeth, conducted by Cristian Măcelaru.
Aspen Music Festival Announces 2020 Season, Featuring Two New Works by SKS
February 15, 2020
The Aspen Music Festival recently announced its 2020 Season, which will feature two works by Sarah.
New Jersey State Council on the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship
February 12, 2020
Sarah has been awarded a $10,000 New Jersey State Council on the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship.
Austin Opera ATX Announces New Staged Production of 'Penelope'
February 7, 2020
It will be the company's first female composer production, written by Sarah Kirkland Snider and Ellen McLaughlin.
Latitude 49’s Wax and Wire Releases, ft. 'Thread and Fray' and 'You are Free'
February 5, 2020
Cross-continental new music powerhouse Latitude 49 returns with flair and passion on their sophomore release Wax & Wire.
'Penelope' Named to NPR and Capital Radio’s Best of Decade Lists
December 19, 2019
Penelope was named to NPR’s Best of 2010s playlist, and also to Capital Radio’s Best Music of the Decade.
Winnipeg New Music Festival Distinguished Guest Composer
November 10, 2019
Sarah is honored to be Distinguished Guest Composer, at the 2020 Winnipeg New Music Festival.
Yale Oral History of American Music Interview
October 15, 2019
Yale University’s Oral History of American Music Program recently interviewed Sarah for their Major Figures project.
Sarah to Curate New York Philharmonic Nightcap Concert
September 27, 2019
The New York Philharmonic recently announced that Sarah will curate the season’s final Nightcap concert June 13, 2020.
Mentor Composer at Soundstreams RBC Bridges Program
September 1, 2019
Sarah is excited to be the featured Mentor Composer at Soundstreams RBC Bridges Program.
Recording 'Mass for the Endangered'
August 10, 2019
Mass for the Endangered, Sarah’s 45-min Mass for SATB choir and 12-person ensemble, has been tracked!
New instrumental arrangement of SKS’s 'Blue Hour' Contributions
May 29, 2019
Decoda Ensemble has commissioned a new arrangement of Sarah’s contributions to the collaborative song cycle 'Blue Hour.'
Year of Residencies
May 20, 2019
2019 is shaping up to be a year of residencies.
San Francisco Symphony Gives West Coast Premiere of 'Something for the Dark'
May 15, 2019
Sarah’s 12-minute 'Something for the Dark' received its West Coast premiere under James Gaffigan May 9-11.
Mary Elizabeth Bowden’s 'Reverie' Releases
April 15, 2019
Trumpeter Mary Elizabeth Bowden released her solo album, Reverie, ft. an arrangement of Sarah’s song “Chrysalis."
New Sextet/Septet Arrangement of 'Penelope' Available
April 3, 2019
The Lyric Opera of Kansas City has commissioned and premiered a new arrangement of Penelope.
Red Bull Radio Peak Time Interview
March 30, 2019
RBR Peak Time spoke with Sarah about classical misfits, the genesis of New Amsterdam Records, and her music.
New York Philharmonic Commission and hotspots festival
February 10, 2019
The New York Philharmonic announced its 19/20 Season, which will include an orchestral commission from Sarah.
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra announces 19-20 season: 'Hiraeth'
February 1, 2019
The NJSO announced their 19-20 season, which will include performing Sarah’s 27′ orchestral work, Hiraeth.
eighth blackbird performs ‘You Are Free’ on NPR’s Live From Here
January 27, 2019
eighth blackbird gave a stunning performance of Sarah’s piece You Are Free on NPR’s Live From Here with Chris Thile.
Sarah nominated for Classical:NEXT Innovation Award 2019
January 19, 2019
Sarah has been nominated to the Longlist for Classical:NEXT’s Innovation Award 2019!
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