Jennifer Higdon announces that Cold Mountain is complete:
20 months later…8 hours of composing daily …I feel like a need a nap.
When I put the double bar on, it literally felt like Ada was the last to leave the room, and she closed the door behind her as she went out. I was sitting there alone, listening to the silence. Not sure whether to laugh, smile, or weep.
That’s two American operas this year with ‘mountain’ in the title.
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