Solange makes history as the 1st Black woman to compose music for NYC Ballet

The singer continues to rack up accomplishments

Solange makes history as the 1st Black woman to compose music for NYC Ballet

Singer and actress Solange Knowles continues to burnish her impressive résumé. The New York City Ballet has tapped Knowles to compose music for their 2022 Fall Fashion Gala. The celebration of the Gala’s 10th anniversary will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 28. Actress Sarah Jessicas Parker, who serves as vice chair, will be honored during the event.

Knowles, the younger sister of Beyoncé, has released four albums, Solo Star, Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. Dreams, When I Get Home and A Seat at the Table, the latter of which included the Grammy Award-winning song, “Cranes in the Sky.”


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