In this week’s episode of the Music to my Ears podcast, we talk to the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, violinist and producer Caroline Shaw about the music that underscores her day-to-day life and how she balances the various facets of her fascinating career. Orange, her album of string quartets recorded and performed by the Attacca Quartet, was nominated for a BBC Music Magazine Award earlier this year. She recently released Narrow Sea, her second album on Nonesuch Records. Its title work is made up of five parts, each a new setting of hymns from The Sacred Heart, a collection of American hymns dating back to the 18th century.
Our editorial assistant Freya Parr spoke to Caroline over Zoom from her home in Amherst, Massachusetts.
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