Dover Quartet
Bridget Kibbey, harp

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 7:30 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

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About This Performance

Experience some of Bach’s greatest works as performed by five brilliant musical artists. The “father” of all composers encouraged the performance of many of his works by a variety of instrumentalists, and the Dover and Kibbey—a harpist of “outsized personality and ethereal purity” (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)—have taken him up on the offer with a marvelously diverse program in their first appearance together in Philadelphia.

Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565
Bach: Sonata in E-Flat Major, BWV 1031
Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 [Sel.]
Bach: Harpsichord Concerto in F Minor, BWV 1056
Bach: Sonata in G Minor, BWV 1020
Bach: Art of Fugue, BWV 1080 - Contrapunctus 1-4
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto in G Major, BWV 1048

The Artist(s)

Dover Quartet
Dover Quartet
The 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. Hailed as “the next Guarneri Quartet” (Chicago Tribune),… Read More
Bridget Kibbey
Bridget Kibbey, harp
Called the "Yo-Yo Ma of the harp," Bridget Kibbey explodes the instrument's capabilities via innovative programming and touring projects. From exploring the intricacies of baroque ornamentation to the lush virtuosity of the French Belle Époque to the rhythmic migration found in Brazil and Colombia, Kibbey re-energizes an ancient instrument as soloist and alongside today's top performing artists.… Read More


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