Summer Encore: Salon de Virtuosi

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Harpist Bridget Kibbey is an alumna of Young Artists Showcase. Harpist Bridget Kibbey is an alumna of Young Artists Showcase. (Courtesy of the artist)

This week, the Young Artists Showcase revisits its first show of 2016, featuring grant winners from Salon de Virtuosi. Founded by pianist Charlotte White in 1989, Salon de Virtuosi is an organization dedicated to uncovering and supporting talented young musicians from around the world.

On this program, harpist (and Showcase alumna) Bridget Kibbey performs her own transcription of Bach’s Toccata 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 Playlist:

Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D Minor (arr. Kibbey)
Bridget Kibbey, harp

Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
Baron Fenwick, piano

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

Scarlatti: Piano Sonata in B minor
Sara Daneshpour, piano

Prokofiev: Toccata in D minor
Sara Daneshpour, piano

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