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Caroline Shaw

For the National:


For the National Theatre: The Crucible (also West End)

Other work includes: Rosalía’s album MOTOMAMI; the score to The Sky Is EverywherePartita with NY City Ballet; LIFE with Gandini Juggling and the Merce Cunningham Trust; for the NY Philharmonic and Roomful of Teeth; on silent film Moby Dick with live score for Zurich Chamber Orchestra co-composed with Andrew Yee; with Attacca Quartet; and on Helen Simoneau’s Delicate Power.

Caroline Shaw has written over 100 works in the last decade, including for Anne Sofie von Otter, Davóne Tines, Yo Yo Ma, Renée Fleming, Dawn Upshaw, LA Phil, Philharmonia Baroque, Seattle Symphony, Cincinnati Symphony, Aizuri Quartet, The Crossing, Dover Quartet, Calidore Quartet, Brooklyn Rider, Miro Quartet, I Giardini, Ars Nova Copenhagen, Ariadne Greif, Brooklyn Youth Chorus and Vail Dance Festival. She has produced for Kanye West, Rosalía, and Nas.


YellowjacketsMaidDark, Beyonce’s Homecoming and jeen-yuhs: a Kanye Trilogy


The Humans and Bombshell


2013 Pulitzer Prize in Music

Several Grammy awards

Honorary doctorate from Yale

Thomas J. Watson Fellowship.


(Updated April 2023)