Higdon will be inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters during its annual Ceremonial on May 18, 2022. The honor of election is considered the highest form of recognition of artistic merit in the U.S. 


DUO DUEL, Double Percussion Concerto

May 6,7,8,2022

The Houston Symphony, under the baton of Robert Spano, will perform the World Premiere of Higdon's double percussion concerto, Duo Duel. The soloists are the Symphony's Matthew Strauss and Svet Stoyanov. Higdon will attend all performances and the Houston Symphony will record the work.

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Lawdon Press is pleased to announce the world premiere recording of Higdon's Love Sweet.  This recording was made with the Lysander Piano Trio and Sarah Shafer, soprano.  This recording is available now for streaming on Spotify and Amazon. On January 8, the CD can be purchased on firsthandrecords.com and amazon.com.

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Lawdon Press is pleased to announce this new recording of Voices.  Higdon has enjoyed a working relationship with this terrific quartet for the past three decades and she is honored to be a part of this CD which includes works by women Pulitzer Prize winners. This recording is available on cedillerecords.org and amazon.com.