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Jennifer Higdon's Violin Concerto

Composer Jennifer Higdon.Courtesy of the artist


Jennifer Higdon's Violin Concerto

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August 03, 2022

Jennifer Higdon wrote her Violin Concerto for violinist Hilary Hahn — and she says that in the finale, she imagined Hahn “racing to the end, as in an Olympic event.” We hear the concerto on this week’s program, in addition to works by Anna Clyne, Gabriela Ortiz, David Lang, and more.