Tyshawn Sorey Collection

Tyshawn Sorey Collection

Watch both Save the Boys and Cycles of My Being from acclaimed Opera Philadelphia Composer in Residence Tyshawn Sorey.

Tyshawn Sorey Collection

3 Videos

  • Save The Boys

    Tyshawn Sorey's world premiere inspired by “Save the Boys,” an 1887 poem by abolitionist, writer and Black women’s rights activist Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, performed by countertenor John Holiday and pianist Grant Loehnig. Closed captions available.

  • Cycles of My Being

    A song cycle that centers on what it means to be a Black man living in America today, by Tyshawn Sorey, Terrance Hayes, and Lawrence Brownee.

  • Post-Performance Conversation: Cycles of My Being

    A post-performance conversation with Lawrence Brownlee, Tyshawn Sorey, Randall Mitsuo Goosby, Khari Joyner, and Alexander Laing. Filmed on September 24, 2020.