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Recital with Abigail Kent
Lafayette Orinda Presbyterian Church
Lafayette, CA
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Date
Jan 18, 2019 7:30 PM



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Recital with Abigail Kent
Celebrate the new year with a recital performed by American Harp Society Concert Artist, Abigail Kent!  Experience the mastery of some of the greatest harp works in the repertoire and reconnect with or discover new friends in your local harp community. Reception to follow.



Program to include:

Le Jardin Mouillé (1913) by Jacques de la Presle

F minor Prelude and Fugue WTC Book 1 (1722) by J.S. Bach, arr. Kent

Variations sur lair Je suis encore dans mon printemps (1807) by Louis Spohr

Liebesträume No. 3 (1850) by Franz Liszt, arr. Renié

Sarabanda e Toccata (1945) by Nino Rota

Sonata for Harp (1953) by Germaine Tailleferre

Une Châtelaine en sa Tour (1918) by Gabriel Fauré

Ballade, Op. 28 (1914) by Carlos Salzedo



Abigail Kent is the 201719 touring Concert Artist of the American Harp Society after winning the prestigious Pan-American solo competition. Currently, she is presenting solo recitals and teaching masterclasses throughout the US and Canada, while also having been a featured harp soloist for the 2017 World Harp Congress in Hong Kong, a Laureate Finalist at the 2017 Classics Alive management search in Los Angeles, and named the February 2018 New Artist of the Month for Musical America International Magazine.

Her earlier awards include Finalist for 2016 International Harp Competition in Hungary, Winner of 2015 American Strings Teachers Association Senior Harp National Solo Competition, and Winner of Play With Pros Concerto Competition, performing with members of the Philadelphia Orchestra at the 2013 Saratoga Harp Colony.

Ms. Kent studied for a year at the Royal Academy of Music in London, and then was selected as the Maryjane Mayhew Barton Fellow at The Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia where she graduated with the Landis Award for Excellence in Academics. Currently, she is a Presidential Scholar studying with Emmanuel Ceysson, Principal Harpist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, in the Masters of Music program at Mannes School of Music in New York City.

Location

Lafayette Orinda Presbyterian Church
49 Knox Drive
Lafayette, CA 94549
United States


Categories

Arts > Performance

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

Contact

Owner: Bay Area Chapter AHS
On BPT Since: Jan 02, 2019
 
Bay Area Chapter American Harp Society
bacahs@gmail.com
bacharp.org
 


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