Shirish Korde is celebrated for “integrating and synthesizing music of diverse cultures into breathtaking works of complex expressive layers.” His works have been performed by orchestras such as the Chicago Symphony, The New Zealand Symphony, Boston Philharmonic, the National Polish Radio Orchestra; and ensembles such as The Boston Musica Viva, Da Capo Chamber Players, The Ensemble Modern and others. He has received many grants and awards including the National Endowment for the Arts, The Fromm Foundation, and The Siemens Foundation. His works can be heard on Chandos, Neuma, Centaur, and Mode.
Upcoming performances include a new work for Boston Musica Viva, featuring Sandeep Das and Wu Tong from Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble, and Gitanjali Mathur. Phoolan Devi: The Bandit Queen is his 6th music theater work which will be premiered in June 2015, featuring soprano Zorana Sadiq.