James Higdon

Lawrence, KS

Performances
Tuesday, July 3 10:00 – 11:00am
Tuesday, July 3 11:30 – 12:30pm

Program
à la mémoire de Marie-Claire ALAIN (1926-2013)

Choral-Improvisation sur le “Victimae paschali” Charles TOURNEMIRE (1870-1939)
Reconstitué par Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)

Récit de tierce en taille Nicolas DE GRIGNY (1672-1703)
extrait de la Messe pour les principales fêtes

Totem Poles for Organ Solo World Premier Chen Yi (b. 1953)

Litanies JA 119 Jehan ALAIN (1911-1940)
Deuxième Fantaisie JA 117
Trois Danses JA 120
~ Joies
~ Deuils
~ Luttes

James Higdon is the Dane and Polly Bales Professor of Organ and Director of the Division of Organ and Church Music at the University of Kansas. He earned a Bachelor of Music degree in organ from St. Olaf College, Master of Music degree from Northwestern University, and Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Eastman School of Music. He has studied with Edmund Ladouceur, Robert Kendall, Karel Paukert, David Craighead, and Catharine Crozier. He has also studied in France with Marie-Claire Alain.

James Higdon