MBG 13-05: Jennifer Higdon, part two

In this episode of NMFBG, we continue our three-part survey of music by BGSU alumna Jennifer Higdon, who gives us the backstory on two of her most popular concertos. We hear Jennifer's Soprano Saxophone Concerto, alongside her classical/bluegrass hybrid Concerto 4-3, written for the crossover string trio Time for Three.

Music heard in this episode:

Dash (Verdehr Trio) Crystal 946 »

Soprano Saxophone Concerto (Carrie Koffman, Soprano Saxophone; The Hartt School Wind Ensemble, Glen Adsit, conductor) Naxos 8.572889 »

Concerto 4-3 (Time for Three; Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor) Fwso Live 844667029154 »

Percussion Concerto [excerpt] (Colin Currie, percussion; London Philharmonic Orchestra, Marin Alsop, conductor) LPO 0035 »