Solange Knowles Composing New Music For New York Metropolis Ballet

Solange Knowles has introduced her subsequent musical mission — a collaboration with the New York Metropolis Ballet. The artist has written an unique rating for a piece by choreographer Gianna Reisen, which can premiere on the annual Fall Trend Gala at Lincoln Heart on Sept. 28. The piece can even be carried out in October and Could, per The New York Times. Knowles is the primary Black lady and the second lady of coloration to compose a rating for the 70-year-old firm.

Knowles celebrated the information on Instagram on Aug. 16. “🖤very excited to announce i’ve composed an unique rating for the New York Metropolis Ballet 🖤 choreography by Gianna Reisen, rating carried out by the Metropolis Ballet Orchestra and soloist from my ensemble,” she wrote.

It marks the most recent endeavor for the multitalented artist, whose solo albums embody 2012’s “True,” 2016’s “A Seat on the Desk,” and 2019’s “After I Get Dwelling.” Beforehand, Knowles has collaborated with designer Carlos Soto and has introduced her music to areas just like the Guggenheim and Getty museums and the Chinati Basis in Marfa, TX, and Hamburg, Germany’s Elbphilharmonie. Knowles has a long-standing connection to bop, finding out it as a baby and briefly working as a backup dancer in her sister Beyoncé’s band, Future’s Baby, however the collaboration with Reisen might be her first formal entry into the world of ballet.

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