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Sō Percussion with Caroline Shaw

Rectangles and Circumstance

So Percussion and Caroline Shaw sitting in a row.

Powerhouse percussion ensemble Sō Percussion and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and singer Caroline Shaw return to perform music from their upcoming album, Rectangles and Circumstance.

Continuing their mission to redefine chamber music, Sō Percussion joins forces with Caroline Shaw to perform music that takes inspiration from 19th-century poems by Christina Rosetti, Emily Brontë, Emily Dickinson, Gertrude Stein and William Blake, with lyrics that echo the romanticism of the time. The album follows their 2021 Grammy Award–winning debut, Narrow Sea, and 2021’s Let the Soil Play Its Simple Part, with Shaw on vocals.

Sō Percussion ‘gleefully trample across the boundaries of musical genres, and … constantly provoke reassessments of what a percussion group can do’ (Guardian). Shaw has ‘an audaciously uninhibited approach to music-making based on joy, omnivorous curiosity and congeniality — even as her work challenges your expectations and takes you by surprise’ (New York Times). Together, they’ll have you hooked.

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