CELEBRATING BACH:
BRIDGET KIBBEY, HARP AND DOVER QUARTET*

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A fascinating and imaginative exploration of the wonders of Bach with five of the most dynamic and musical artists before the public today.
A thrilling collaboration!

We are delighted to offer you the chance to present together for the first time in a celebration of Bach, Bridget Kibbey, harp and the Dover Quartet. The "father" of all composers encouraged the performance of many of his works by a variety of instrumentalists, and Bridget and the Dovers have taken him up on the offer with a marvelously diverse program. It gives us a chance to hear some of Bach's greatest works in the hands of some of today's most brilliant and musical artists.

From the Toccata and Fugue in D Minor to the Aria and Three Variations from the Goldberg Variations; from Art of the Fugue to Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, Kibbey and the Dover Quartet will dazzle and captivate your audience.
 

Limited Availability:
March 19-27, 2020
November 6-15, 2020 or March 12-21, 2021
*Bach's birthday on March 21

About the Artists

A cherished soloist and chamber musician who has toured and recorded with Dawn Upshaw and Placido Domingo, Bridget Kibbey brings virtuosic brilliance and musical charisma to all she plays.  As the New York Times wrote: “Kibbey made it seem as though her instrument had been waiting all its life to explode with the gorgeous colors and energetic figures she was getting from it.”

 The phenomenal Dover Quartet catapulted to international stardom following a stunning sweep of the 2013 Banff Competition. Recently named the Cleveland Quartet Award winner, and awarded the coveted Avery Fisher Career Grant, the Dover has become one of the most in-demand ensembles in the world.


But the surprise of the program came at the start, when Ms. Kibbey played her own transcription of Bach’s dark and restless Toccata and Fugue in D minor for Organ. 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.
— The New York Times
The Dover Quartet players have it in them to become the next Guarneri String Quartet — they’re that good. Expert musicianship, razor-sharp ensemble, deep musical feeling and a palpable commitment to communication made their performances satisfying on many levels.
— The Chicago Tribune

*This program is offered in collaboration with MKI Artists (Manager of Dover Quartet)

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