Lucy Fitz Gibbon, soprano
Marina Piccinini, flute
Anneleen Lenaerts, harp

Tuesday, February 04, 2025 - 7:30 PM
American Philosophical Society

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall,
427 Chestnut Street
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About This Performance

Lauded for her “dazzling, virtuoso singing” (Boston Globe), soprano Lucy Fitz Gibbon returns to the PCMS stage with “the Heifetz of the flute” (Gramophone) Marina Piccinini and Vienna Philharmonic Principal Harp Anneleen Lenaerts. This extraordinary collaboration features a pair of works by Debussy—the impressionistic Syrinx and Six épigraphes antiques—as well as arrangements and songs in German and French.

C. Schumann: Three Romances, Op. 22
Roussel: Deux Poèmes de Ronsard, Op. 26
Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata, D. 821
Mahler: Set of Songs TBA (Arr.)
Strauss: Morgen!, Op. 27, No. 4
Debussy: Syrinx
Marx: Pan trauert um syrinx
Debussy: Six épigraphes antiques

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The Artist(s)

Lucy Fitz Gibbon
Lucy Fitz Gibbon, soprano
Noted for her “dazzling, virtuoso singing” (Boston Globe), Lucy Fitz Gibbon is a dynamic musician whose repertoire spans the Renaissance to the present. She believes that creating new works and recreating those lost in centuries past makes room for the multiplicity and diversity of voices integral to classical music’s future. As such,… Read More
Marina Piccinini, flute
Hailed by Gramophone magazine as “the Heifetz of the flute,”  Marina Piccinini is that rare, high-caliber artist who is devoted not only to her craft, but also to music education and the creation of programs featuring powerful traditional repertoire and inventive new works. She is an authentically modern voice and 21st century virtuoso, much sought after around the world as a soloist,… Read More
Aneeleen Lenaerts
Anneleen Lenaerts, harp
Belgian harpist Anneleen Lenaerts is one of the leading soloists of her instrument. In December 2010 she was appointed Principal Harpist of the Vienna Philharmonic. As a soloist Anneleen has performed with the Symphony Orchestra of Bavarian Radio, the Mozarteum Orchestra, Bruckner Orchestra Linz, the Philadelphia Chamber Orchestra, the Polish National Radio Orchestra, the Brussels Philharmonic,… Read More


Lucy Fitz Gibbon | Price: Winter Idyll
Marina Piccinini & Anneleen Lenaerts | Ibert: Entr'acte