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July 5, 2015
Celestial Hymns
To be performed by the Montage Music at the Abiquiu Chamber Music Festival, Abiquiu, New Mexico.
WORLD PREMIERE
July 10, 2015
Amazing Grace, for viola quartet
To be performed by Angela Lois, Brandon McGrath, Nora Connelly and Zachary Jerome at the Sewanee Summer Music Festival Hike to a Concert program at the University of the South, in Sewanee, Tennessee.
July 12, 2015
Violin Concerto, for violin soloist and orchestra
To be performed by Benjamin Beilman, violinist, and the Philadelphia Orchestra (Robert Spano, cond.) in the Gerald R. Ford Ampitheater, Vail, Colorado.
July 14, 2015
Amazing Grace, for viola quartet
To be performed by Angela Lois, Brandon McGrath, Nora Connelly and Zachary Jerome at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga Library, Chattanooga, Tennessee.
July 16, 2015
String Trio
To be performed by the Fair Trade Trio at the Silk Purse Arts Centre, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
July 16, 2015
String Trio
To be performed by the Fair Trade Trio at the Oak Bay Music "Summer Serenade", Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
July 19, 2015
blue cathedral, for orchestra
To be performed by the Sewanee Summer Music Orchestra (Mei-Ann Chan, cond.) at the Guerry Auditorium, Sewanee, Tennessee.
July 22, 2015
Fanfare Ritmico, for orchestra
To be performed by the Grant Park Orchestra (Ward Stare, cond.) at the Pritzker Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois.
July 26, 2015, 10:30am
CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT
In connection with the world premiere of Higdon's Cold Mountain, several of her chamber works will be performed at The Kosmos, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
July 26, 2015, 4:00pm
CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT
In connection with the world premiere of Higdon's Cold Mountain, several of her chamber works will be performed at the New Mexico History Museum, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
July 30, 2015
blue cathedral, for orchestra
To be performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra (Stephane Deneve, cond.) in Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
July 31, 2015
blue cathedral, for orchestra
To be performed by the Brevard Music Center-Brevard Concert Orchestra (Keith Lockhart, cond.) at the Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium, Brevard, North Carolina.
WORLD PREMIERE
August 1, 2015
Cold Mountain, opera in two acts
To be performed at the Santa Fe Opera (Miguel Harth-Bedoya, cond.) in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The music score is by Higdon and libretto by Gene Scheer based on Charles Frazier's best-selling novel of the same name.
August 2, 2015
Secret & Glass Gardens
To be performed by Emanuele Arciuli at the Abiquiu House, Abiquiu, New Mexico.
August 5, 2015
Cold Mountain, opera in two acts
To be performed at the Santa Fe Opera (Miguel Harth-Bedoya, cond.) in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The music score is by Higdon and libretto by Gene Scheer based on Charles Frazier's best-selling novel of the same name.
August 12, 2015
Viola Concerto, for solo viola and orchestra
To be performed by Roberto Diaz, violist, and the Aspen Philharmonic Orchestra (Joshua Weilerstein, cond.) at the Benedict Music Tent, Aspen, Colorado.
August 14, 2015
Cold Mountain, opera in two acts
To be performed at the Santa Fe Opera (Miguel Harth-Bedoya, cond.) in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The music score is by Higdon and libretto by Gene Scheer based on Charles Frazier's best-selling novel of the same name.
August 16, 2015
Sky Quartet
To be performed by the ACMF Ensemble Quartet at the Abiquiu Chamber Music Festival, Abiquiu, New Mexico.
August 16, 2015
Machine, for orchestra
To be performed by the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra (Anna Maria Helsing, cond.) in Stockholm, Sweden.
August 17, 2015
Cold Mountain, opera in two acts
To be performed at the Santa Fe Opera (Miguel Harth-Bedoya, cond.) in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The music score is by Higdon and libretto by Gene Scheer based on Charles Frazier's best-selling novel of the same name.
August 18, 2015
Secret & Glass Gardens
To be performed by Emanuele Arciuli at the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, Roswell, New Mexico.
August 22, 2015
Cold Mountain, opera in two acts
To be performed at the Santa Fe Opera (Miguel Harth-Bedoya, cond.) in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The music score is by Higdon and libretto by Gene Scheer based on Charles Frazier's best-selling novel of the same name.
August 27, 2015
Concerto 4-3, for orchestra
To be performed by Time for Three, soloists, and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra (Jessica Cottis, cond.) at the Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia.
August 28, 2015
Concerto 4-3, for orchestra
To be performed by Time for Three, soloists, and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra (Jessica Cottis, cond.) at the Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia.
August 29, 2015
Concerto 4-3, for orchestra
To be performed by Time for Three, soloists, and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra (Jessica Cottis, cond.) at the Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia.
October 1, 2015
Concerto for Orchestra, for orchestra
To be performed by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (Robert Spano, cond.) at the Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta, Georgia.
October 3, 2015
Concerto for Orchestra, for orchestra
To be performed by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (Robert Spano, cond.) at the Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta, Georgia.
October 3, 2015
blue cathedral, for orchestra
To be performed by the Signature Symphony at TCC (Andres Franco, cond.) at TCC Van Tease Performing Arts Center for Education (PACE), Tulsa, Oklahoma.
October 10, 2015
Oboe Concerto, for oboe and orchestra
To be performed by Katherine Needleman, soloist, and the Columbia Orchestra (Jason Love, cond.) at the Jim Rouse Theatre, Colubmia, Maryland.
October 21-24, 2015
2015 BOWLING GREEN NEW MUSIC FESTIVAL
This year's festival will feature Higdon and the Fifth House Ensemble from Chicago . Most events will take place in Bryant Recital Hall and Kobacker Hall and will include lectures, composer talks, chamber concerts, choral concerts, wind ensemble, and orchestral concerts.
November 5, 2015
blue cathedral, for orchestra
To be performed by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (Jacques Lacombe, cond.) at New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, New Jersey.
November 6, 2015
blue cathedral, for orchestra
To be performed by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (Jacques Lacombe, cond.) at New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, New Jersey.
November 7, 2015
blue cathedral, for orchestra
To be performed by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (Jacques Lacombe, cond.) at the State Theatre, New Brunswick, New Jersey.
November 8, 2015
blue cathedral, for orchestra
To be performed by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (Jacques Lacombe, cond.) at New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, New Jersey.
November 21, 2015
Percussion Concerto, for percussion soloist and orchestra
To be performed by the University of Toronto Student Orchestra (Uri Mayer, cond.) at the MacMillan Theatre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario.
December 3, 2015
blue cathedral, for orchestra
To be performed by the Michigan State University Concert Orchestra (Matthew Forte, cond.) in the Fairchild Auditorium, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.
December 11, 2015
blue cathedral, for orchestra
To be performed by the University of Delaware Symphony Orchestra (James Anderson, cond.) in the Puglisi Orchestra Hall, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware.
January 7, 2016
Oboe Concerto, for oboe soloist and orchestra
To be performed by James Button, soloist, and the Nashville Symphony (Giancarlo Guerrero, cond.) at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville, Tennessee.
January 8, 2016
Oboe Concerto, for oboe soloist and orchestra
To be performed by James Button, soloist, and the Nashville Symphony (Giancarlo Guerrero, cond.) at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville, Tennessee.
January 9, 2016
Oboe Concerto, for oboe soloist and orchestra
To be performed by James Button, soloist, and the Nashville Symphony (Giancarlo Guerrero, cond.) at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville, Tennessee.
January 23, 2016
blue cathedral, for orchestra
To be performed by the Spokane Symphony (Eckart Preu, cond.) at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, Spokane, Washington.
January 24, 2016
blue cathedral, for orchestra
To be performed by the Spokane Symphony (Eckart Preu, cond.) at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, Spokane, Washington.
February 5, 2016
Cold Mountain, opera in two acts
To be performed at the Opera Philadelphia (Corrado Rovaris, cond.) at the Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The music score is by Higdon and libretto by Gene Scheer based on Charles Frazier's best-selling novel of the same name.
February 7, 2016 (matinee)
Cold Mountain, opera in two acts
To be performed at the Opera Philadelphia (Corrado Rovaris, cond.) at the Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The music score is by Higdon and libretto by Gene Scheer based on Charles Frazier's best-selling novel of the same name.
February 10, 2016
Cold Mountain, opera in two acts
To be performed at the Opera Philadelphia (Corrado Rovaris, cond.) at the Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The music score is by Higdon and libretto by Gene Scheer based on Charles Frazier's best-selling novel of the same name.
February 12, 2016
Cold Mountain, opera in two acts
To be performed at the Opera Philadelphia (Corrado Rovaris, cond.) at the Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The music score is by Higdon and libretto by Gene Scheer based on Charles Frazier's best-selling novel of the same name.
February 14, 2016 (matinee)
Cold Mountain, opera in two acts
To be performed at the Opera Philadelphia (Corrado Rovaris, cond.) at the Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The music score is by Higdon and libretto by Gene Scheer based on Charles Frazier's best-selling novel of the same name.
February 18, 2016
blue cathedral, for orchestra
To be performed by the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra (Eckart Preu, cond.) at the Tennessee Theatre, Knoxville, Tennessee.
February 19, 2016
blue cathedral, for orchestra
To be performed by the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra (Eckart Preu, cond.) at the Tennessee Theatre, Knoxville, Tennessee.
March 12, 2016
Percussion Concerto , for percussion soloist and orchestra
To be performed by Cynthia Yeh, soloist and the Chicago Sinfonietta (Mei-Ann Chen, cond.) at the Wentz Concert Hall, North Central College, Naperville, Illinois.
March 14, 2016
Percussion Concerto , for percussion soloist and orchestra
To be performed by Cynthia Yeh, soloist and the Chicago Sinfonietta (Mei-Ann Chen, cond.) at the Symphony Center, Chicago, Illinois.
March 17, 2016
OPEN REHEARSAL
blue cathedral, for orchestra
To be performed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra (Stephane Deneve, cond.) at Boston Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts.
March 17, 2016
blue cathedral, for orchestra
To be performed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra (Stephane Deneve, cond.) at Boston Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts.
March 19, 2016
blue cathedral, for orchestra
To be performed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra (Stephane Deneve, cond.) at Boston Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts.
March 25, 2016
All Things Majestic, for orchestra
To be performed by the Nashville Symphony (Giancarlo Guerrero, cond.) at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville, Tennessee.
March 25, 2016
Viola Concerto, for solo viola and orchestra
To be performed by Roberto Diaz, violist, and the Nashville Symphony (Giancarlo Guerrero, cond.) at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville, Tennessee.
March 25, 2016
All Things Majestic, for orchestra
To be performed by the Nashville Symphony (Giancarlo Guerrero, cond.) at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville, Tennessee.
March 26, 2016
Viola Concerto, for solo viola and orchestra
To be performed by Roberto Diaz, violist, and the Nashville Symphony (Giancarlo Guerrero, cond.) at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville, Tennessee.
April 15, 2016
Viola Concerto, for solo viola and orchestra
To be performed by Roberto Diaz, violist, and the Minnesota Orchestra (Cristian Macelaru, cond.) at Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
April 16, 2016
Viola Concerto, for solo viola and orchestra
To be performed by Roberto Diaz, violist, and the Minnesota Orchestra (Cristian Macelaru, cond.) at Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
April 16, 2016
blue cathedral, for orchestra
To be performed by the Columbus Symphony Orchestra (GA) (George Del Gobbo, cond.) at River Center for the Performing Arts, Columbus, Georgia.
May 5, 2016
World Premiere Commission, for string orchestra
To be performed by the New Century Chamber Orchestra (Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, Music Director) at the First Congregational Church, Berkeley, California.
May 6, 2016
World Premiere Commission, for string orchestra
To be performed by the New Century Chamber Orchestra (Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, Music Director) at the First United Methodist Church, Palo Alto, California.
May 7, 2016
World Premiere Commission, for string orchestra
To be performed by the New Century Chamber Orchestra (Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, Music Director) at the Herbst Theatre, San Francisco, California.
May 8, 2016
World Premiere Commission, for string orchestra
To be performed by the New Century Chamber Orchestra (Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, Music Director) at the Osher Marin Jewish Community Center, San Rafael, California.