Composer Jennifer Higdon in Residency at UT School of Music

ae_0209_jenniferhigdon-793x529Composer Jennifer Higdon returns to Knoxville this weekend and next week for a composer-in-residence stint with the University of Tennessee School of Music. [See my profile of Higdon in the Knoxville Mercury.]

The public is invited and encouraged to attend the concert events listed below. There is no admission charge for any of them.

Performances and Events

Miroslav Hristov,violin, and Chih-Long Hu, piano
Faculty recital; featuring classical pieces by a variety of composers including Jennifer Higdon’s Blue Hills of Mist from “String Poetic”
Friday, 2/17/2017 at 8:00 PM
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

A Celebration of Jennifer Higdon: UT Symphony Orchestra
Higdon’s The Singing Rooms and Fanfare Ritmico with performances by UT Choirs and Geoffrey Herd-violin; James Fellenbaum, conducting
Sunday, 2/19/2017 at 4:00 PM
James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg.

A Celebration of Jennifer Higdon: Chamber Music
Faculty and guest artist recital; with Wesley Baldwin-cello, Shelley Binder-flute, UT Percussion Ensemble, and guest artists Sean Claire-violin and Melisa Barrick Baldwin-soprano
Tuesday, 2/21/2017 at 8:00 PM
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

A Celebration of Jennifer Higdon: Higdon Talks Life and Work
Guest artist lecture
Thursday, 2/23/2017 at 12:40 PM
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

A Celebration of Jennifer Higdon: Wind Ensemble
Ensemble concert; featuring Higdon’s Percussion Concerto, Mysterium, and Kelly’s Field with UT Wind Ensemble and soloist Andrew Bliss (Higdon will conduct Percussion Concerto)
Thursday, 2/23/2017 at 8:00 PM
James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg.

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