Monday, September 20, 2010

NEW RELEASES: Jennifer Higdon

Jennifer Higdon is a prize winning composer who has new major releases coming out tomorrow, September 21st:
Hilary Hahn plays Tchaikovsky/Higdon Violin Concertos on DG
Higdon/Singleton/Scriabin on Telarc with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

We'll feature both albums tomorrow and talk with Jennifer on Classical Spotlight (Thursday afternoon at 1pm Central) this week about these and other recording projects, as well as Hilary Hahn about the new concerto, tweeting as her violincase and where she was when Higdon's concerto won the Pulitzer Prize.

Last May, Jennifer Higdon was in Dallas for the Texas Premiere of her Violin Concerto - the first since it had won the Pulitzer Prize. She spoke with KPAC's John Clare at the Meyerson SymhonyCenter:

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