Solange Knowles Slated To Compose Original Score For New York City Ballet

Solange Knowles is expanding her repertoire — and making history.

On Monday, the New York City Ballet announced that it has tapped Solange — Beyoncé’s younger sister — to compose an original score for an upcoming ballet production.

The Grammy Award winner The artist’s involvement makes her the first black woman and the second woman of color to score a production by the more than 70-year-old company.

Curated by choreographer Gianna Reisen, currently untitledThe project will premiere at the company’s annual Fall Fashion Gala on September 28 at Lincoln Center in New York City.

“Cranes in the Sky” singer’s piece to be performed by a chamber group consisting of A member of the City Ballet Orchestra and Many of Solange’s frequent collaborator,The New York Times reported.

After its premiere during the Fashion Gala, the production will be staged on October 1, 8, 11 and 16 later this year.

The piece will also return for five performances on May 2, 11, 13, 17 and 18 during the company’s 2023 spring season, according to the outlet.

Tickets for the show start at $38 and are available here.

This article originally appeared on HuffPost and has been updated.

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