Lawdon Press is happy to announce that Higdon has won her second Grammy! Higdon's Viola Concerto won for Best Contemporary Classical Composition. This recording was on a CD of her music titled Higdon: All Things Majestic, Viola Concerto, and Oboe Concerto, that also won the 2018 Grammy for Best Classical Compendium.

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Viola Concerto
January 24 & 26, 2019, Atlanta, Georgia

Higdon won the Best Contemporary Classical Composition Grammy for this outstanding new work. Robert Spano will conduct Roberto Diaz, soloist, and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Higdon will be in Atlanta for these exciting performances.

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Christina L. Reitz is an associate professor of music at Western Carolina University. Her research on Jennifer Higdon has been published in the Grove Dictionary of American Music, the International Alliance for Women in Music Journal, and the North Carolina Literary Review.  Now Reitz examines five symphonic works and her first opera—with commentary by Higdon—with a focus on compositional history, musical characteristics, formal analysis and critical reception.  The book is currently on sale through or