Salon de Virtuosi Grant Winners

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Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Harpist Bridget Kibbey performed her own transcription of J.S. Bach's Toccata and Fugue in D minor, KWV 565, at the at Salon De Virtuosi 2015 Opening Gala Awards Concert. (Salon De Virtuosi)

Tune in at 9pm on Wednesday as we continue a long Young Artists Showcase tradition of devoting the first show of the year to grant winners from Salon de Virtuosi. Salon de Virtuosi is an organization dedicated to uncovering and supporting talented young musicians from around the world. Charlotte White founded the Salon some 27 years ago, and last year the Showcase celebrated performances from Charlotte's 100th birthday party.

We’ll hear harpist Bridget Kibbey, YAS alum, perform her own transcription of Bach’s Prelude and Fugue in D Minor, and Juilliard master's student Nathan Chan performs movements from Cesar Franck’s Cello Sonata in A Major, alongside music by Liszt, Scarlatti, and Prokofiev.

Program Details:

Bach: Prelude and fugue in D Minor
--Bridget Kibbey, harp

Liszt: Hungarian Dance No. 2
--Baron Fenwick, piano

Franck: Cello Sonata in A Major
--Nathan Chan, cello; Mika Emily Sasaki, piano

Scarlatti: Piano Sonata in B minor, No. 27
--Sara Daneshpour, piano

Prokofiev: D Minor Toccata, Op. 11
--Sara Daneshpour, piano

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