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Bridget Kibbey’s Atlas


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Bridget Kibbey’s Atlas


METROPOLIS ENSEMBLE'S INAUGURAL RESIDENCY OF ARTIST-LED
SHOWCASES AT OUR NEW EVENT SPACE AND HOME, 1 RIVINGTON.

It is with great excitement that we invite you, our community of fans and friends, to a series of intimate and engaging events that preview and showcase Bridget Kibbey's latest musical adventures. 

Because of the generous support of our followers, Metropolis Ensemble is thrilled to offer our new home at 1 Rivington as a space for new works of music to take shape at little to no cost to our artists. Select artists are given the opportunity not only to share finished works, but to use this space as ideas are crafted into tangible realities.


METROPOLIS ENSEMBLE PRESENTS

BRIDGET KIBBEY’S
ATLAS I: CHALACA

Sunday, January 22, 2017
1 Rivington Street / 2nd Floor / New York, NY
6:00pm (doors) / 6:30pm (show)
Tickets: $20 (general) /  $10 (students)

Reception to follow (sponsored by Miro Cellars)

Bridget Kibbey, harp
Benito Meza, clarinet
Samuel Torres, percussion

...a Yo-Yo Ma of the harp...Within a few seconds Kibbey has given the harp an outsized personality and ethereal purity, like a piano set free of its hammers and heavy case.
— Atlanta Journal-Constitution

ATLAS

A three-part collaborative touring and commissioning series produced by harpist Bridget Kibbey featuring music spanning the globe and centuries of musical tradition, from today’s Afro-Colombian folk grooves
to the elemental resonances of Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier

Ceaselessly expanding the harp’s stylistic boundaries, join us in discovering with Bridget Kibbey music from bossa nova to the baroque, in collaboration with some of today’s most scintillating musicians. 

Don’t miss these exclusive interactive previews before they go on tour! 

 

 

ATLAS I: CHALACA

The reputation of the ecstatic and genre-bending trio Chalaca is spreading fast! Formed in 2016 by harpist Bridget Kibbey with Colombian musicians Benito Meza (clarinet) and Samuel Torres (percussion) around their fascination with the musical confluence between African, European and Andean cultures, Chalaca will talk about and perform newly-commissioned works alongside the folk masters that inspired them. 

Following Bridget’s artist residency with Metropolis Ensemble in January, Chalaca travels to The Phillips Collection and Colombian Embassy in Washington D.C. 

 

 

ATLAS II

Bridget Kibbey with The Sebastians (in participation with Emerald City Music)

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
1 Rivington Street / 2nd Floor / New York, NY
6:00pm (doors) / 6:30pm (show)
Tickets: $20 (general) /  $10 (students)

Come experience a wholly re-imagined concept of Bach’s most renowned keyboard works as Bridget collaborates with one of New York’s premiere early music ensembles, The Sebastians.

 

 

ATLAS III

Bridget Kibbey with Brazilian guitarist João Luiz-Rezende

Thursday, May 18, 2017
1 Rivington Street / 2nd Floor / New York, NY
6:00pm (doors) / 6:30pm (show)
Tickets: $20 (general) /  $10 (students)

João and Bridget join forces on a new work for guitar and harp, exploring the rich samba and bossa nova traditions in Brazil. Join Bridget and João for an interactive conversation about their evolving collaboration and be the first to preview this exciting new work in process.

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Contributing Artists


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Contributing Artists


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BRIDGET KIBBEY / HARP

Lauded for her compelling artistry and virtuosity, harpist Bridget Kibbey showcases the broad range of her instrument through multiple-genre performances -- drawing diverse audiences through new collaborations and platforms. Bridget is a recipient of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant, the Classical Recording Foundation's Young Artist Award, a Salon de Virtuosi Grant, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s Chamber Music Society II, Concert Artist Guild's International Competition, Astral Artist Auditions, and Premiere Prix at the Journées de les Harpes Competition in Arles, France. She tours internationally as concerto soloist, recitalist, and collaborator with some of today’s most compelling artists... READ MORE

 
 
 
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About Metropolis Ensemble


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About Metropolis Ensemble


 

Metropolis Ensemble is a dynamically evolving 21st Century Orchestra.

Led by Grammy-nominated conductor Andrew Cyr, Metropolis Ensemble is dedicated to creating a future for classical music that is of and for the time we live in.

Click here to read more.

 
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Help us launch OUR SECOND decade!

Metropolis Ensemble is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

 
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Contact


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For more information, please contact us. We'd love to hear from you!

 

Metropolis Ensemble
3433 84th Street
Queens, NY 11372
917-930-6106
info@metropolisensemble.org