It's all about the music
Lauded for her virtuosity and artistry, harpist Bridget Kibbey enjoys crafting and touring cross-genre projects that showcase the expressive range of the harp. A recipient of the Avery Fisher Career Grant, a Salon de Virtuosi SONY Recording Grant, and the Classical Recording Foundation’s Young Artist Award, Ms. Kibbey’s solo performances have been broadcast on NPR’s Performance Today, Sirius XM, New York’s WQXR, WNYC’s Soundcheck, WETA’s Front Row Washington, WRTI’s Crossover, and A&E’s Breakfast with the Arts. Ms. Kibbey has recorded with Soprano Dawn Upshaw for Deustche Grammaphon, and Placido Domingo for SONY Records. Her debut album, Love is Come Again, was named one of the top ten albums of the year by Time Out New York.
This season’s highlights include a tour with her folk/jazz fusion trio, Chalaca. Alongside Colombian percussionist Samuel Torres and clarinetist Benito Meza, she tracks the evolution of cumbia, jequibau, bossa nova, and joropo from West Africa to South America, to the Caribbean, to NYC. She celebrates Claude Debussy’s Centennial with performances and recordings of French chamber music in NYC, Boston, Yale, and LA alongside Camerata Pacifica, Chamber Music Silicon Valley, and the Dolce Suono Ensemble. Tomorrow evening, Dec. 14th, Bridget joins the St. Thomas Boy Choir for one of her favorite works, Benjamin Britten’s Ceremony of Carols.
Photo credit: Liza-Marie Mazzucco
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