Extra Eclectic

Jennifer Higdon's Viola Concerto

Composer Jennifer Higdon.Jennifer Higdon

Jennifer Higdon's Viola Concerto


May 12, 2021

Composer Jennifer Higdon stated that her 2018 Viola Concerto was an attempt to write a work for the instrument containing more “light” than most viola concertos tend to exhibit. Was she successful? Listen this week to find out. Host Steve Seel also features one of John Adams’ key early works, his massive choral piece “Harmonium.”