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Santa Fe's Mountain Tops

Jennifer Higdon's 'Cold Mountain'
impresses JAMES SOHRE

 

Long a champion of new works, the venerable Santa Fe Opera has scored a resounding success with the world premiere of Cold Mountain.

Composer Jennifer Higdon and librettist Gene Scheer have transformed Charles Frazier's novel into a riveting, richly detailed lyric drama. For his part, Mr Scheer has penned a lean and mean framework that includes all of the important plot points and themes.

Ms Higdon has responded with a restless score of pulsating confrontations, ever shifting musical moods, and almost unerring musical commentary and emotional support...

Copyright © 22 August 2015 James Sohre,
Nevada, USA

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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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