Conductor and arranger Peter Breiner has made an intriguing setting for guitar and orchestra of music from George Bizet’s opera Carmen. Bizet’s 1875 opera is so full of good tunes, Breiner made his arrangement into four movements lasting about 50 minutes.
Jennifer Higdon Interview
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Composer Jennifer Higdon will be in Columbus, and her music will be the focus of The Ohio State University’s Contemporary Music Festival 2009-April 15th through the 19th.
There will be performances of Jennifer Higdon’s music at The Ohio State University -and her Concerto for Orchestra will be played by the Columbus Symphony in the Ohio Theater, April 18th and 19th.
Jennifer Higdon was born in Tennessee and studied at Bowling Green State University. She is among the most performed composers in America today. To learn more about her go to Higdon’s website.
Listen to the conversation Christopher Purdy had with Jennifer Higdon, recorded from her home in Philadelphia in January, 2009.