Pulitzer Prize winner Jennifer Higdon maintains a full schedule of commissions and her music is known for its technical skill and audience appeal.
"There's something very American in the sound of her music, and something I'm tempted to call joyful--not in terms of what is expressed...but in how it is expressed. She is a composer in love with composing." -The Baltimore Sun
February 5, 7, 10, 12, 14, 2016
Opera Philadelphia has assembled an outstanding cast to perform the East Coast premiere of Higdon's first opera, under the baton of Corrado Rovaris. An incredible variety of related events have been created, by the opera company, so be sure to check their website for a complete listing of dates and times.
Higdon is happy to have ZONES included on this new recording which includes seven world premiere recordings. Members of the Philadelphia Orchestra percussion section (POPG*) have created a terrific recording of this work. Now available through equilibri.com and at amazon.com.
Higdon is happy to be a part of this new recording by the Illinois State University Wind Symphony, Daniel Belongia, conducting. Higdon's Percussion Concerto is performed by percussionist, Ben Stiers. The orchestra version of this work won a Grammy for Higdon in 2010. This recording is now available through amazon.com and naxos.com.