Bridget Kibbey is in demand for her virtuosic and soulful performances. Using her harp as a musical passport, she excavates centuries of music as recitalist, concerto soloist, and alongside today’s top performing artists – from the French Belle Époque, to the Baroque, to Nuevo Latino genres and beyond. Kibbey recently made her solo NPR Tiny Desk Debut, is a winner of a prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant, a Salon de Virtuosi SONY Recording Grant, the only harpist to win a place in the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s Bowers Program, Premiere Prix at the Journées de les Harpes Competition in Arles, France, among others. She has toured with luminaries Placido Domingo, Dawn Upshaw, The Dover Quartet, Alexi Kenney, Gustavo Santaollalo, Mahsa Vahdat, LOAH, Avi Avital, also recording for SONY Records and Deutsche Grammaphon; and, her own solo debut album, Love is Come Again, was named one of the Top Ten Releases by Time Out New York.
This season’s highlights include a solo debut at Toronto’s Koerner Hall, featured soloist/MC with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, premiering her own transcription of Rodrigo’s Concierto Aranjuez with the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra for 40,000 attendees at “Madison’s Concerts at the Capitol,” touring her own “Sacred and Profane” project– celebrating French Masterworks on the harp alongside the Calidore String Quartet, and Leyenda, a celebration of Nuevo Latino voices, alongside Latin-Grammy winning Samuel Torres and Ismail Lumanovski. Kibbey launches her newest record with Pentatone Record via recitals across the United States and Canada, starting October 13th, 2023! Visit bridgetkibbey.com for details.