An evening of conversation and performance hosted by WQXR’s Terrance McKnight
The program includes Renaissance and Baroque works arranged for harp as the central figure, including Bach's Toccata & Fugue in D minor.
"the Yo-Yo Ma of the harp” - Atlanta Journal-Constitution
“Say again? This mighty organ piece played on a harp? It was remarkable....the gossamer colorings and improvisatory fervor of Ms. Kibbey’s account hooked me." - New York Times
Watch Bridget perform her own transcription of Bach's Toccata & Fugue.
J.S. BACH - E-Flat Minor Prelude from Well Tempered Clavier, Book 1
J.S. BACH - E-Flat Major Sonata for Flute and Clavier, BWV 1031
J.S. BACH - Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565
ORLANDO DE LASSUS - Susanne un jour
C.P.E. BACH - G Minor Sonata, H 542.5
TARQUINIO MERULA - Ballo etto Eccardo/Ballo detto Pollicio
J.S. BACH - Trio Sonata for Organ, BWV 529: Allegro
J.S. BACH - Sonata for Flute and Clavier, BWV 1035
TARQUINIO MERULA - Ciaccona
Featuring Beth Wenstrom, Violin & Priscilla Herreid, Recorder
Bridget Kibbey crafts performance projects that showcase the vast cross-genre capabilities of the harp alongside today's top artists – whether it be navigating the keyboard works of J.S. Bach, to the opulent repertoire of the Belle Époque, to exploring folk idioms and narratives that influence today's composer luminaries.
WQXR is the official media partner of Only at Merkin with Terrance McKnight.