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Plano Symphony: 2019/2020 Concert 5 – Sharon Isbin, Guitar
January 18, 2020 @ 8:00 pm$79 – $412
Hector Guzman, conductor
Sharon Isbin, guitar
Dvorak: Carnival Overture
Chris Brubeck: Affinity: Concerto for Guitar
Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar
Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra
American Public Television’s presentation of the acclaimed one-hour documentary Sharon Isbin: Troubadour has been seen by millions on over 200 PBS stations across the U.S. and abroad, including Europe, Japan and Mexico. She performed at Ground Zero for the first internationally televised 9/11 memorial, in concert at the White House by invitation of President Obama, and as the only classical artist in the 2010 Grammy Awards. She has been profiled in periodicals from People to Elle, in the Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, as well on the cover of over 45 magazines/
Her 2010 Grammy-winning Journey to the New World with guests Joan Baez and Mark O’Connor spent 63 consecutive weeks on the Billboard charts. Her Dreams of a World soared onto top classical Billboard charts, edging out The 3 Tenors, and earned her a Grammy for Best Instrumental Soloist, making her the first classical guiarist to receive a Grammy in 28 years.
This performance concludes with Bartoks brilliant showcase for each section of the orchestra.
This is a performance not to be missed.