Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Sharon Isbin's "Troubadour" Wins ASCAP TV Broadcast Award
"Troubador" is included in this year's music film listings for the GRAMMYs, and was ranked #3 on Amazon.com's Hot New Releases chart. Guests include Joan Baez, First Lady Michelle Obama, Martina Navratilova, Janis Ian, Garrison Keillor, David Hyde Pierce, composers Tan Dun, John Corigliano, Christopher Rouse, Joan Tower, Steve Vai, Mark O'Connor and Stanley Jordan. To view the trailer & learn more:
And enjoy rave reviews and features about the film:
"In recording news, I'm thrilled that my Bach For Guitar/Lute Suites" is now available on Warner Classics," Isbin sats. I created these guitar performance editions in collaboration with the legendary Rosalyn Tureck."
Other recent highlights in the career of this virtuoso guitarist include a fun one-hour feature on NPR's Song Travels hosted by Michael Feinstein and the world premiere of Chris Brubeck's beautiful "Affinity: Concerto For Guitar & Orchestra" written for Sharon Isbin and which she performed with the Maryland Symphony conducted by Elizabeth Schulze. The premiere was featured on Performance Today for 300 public radio stations and 1.4 million listeners.
Last week's exciting minifest in Washington DC included a sold-out recital and three performances with the National Symphony Orchestra in Rodrigo's "Concierto de Aranjuez" at the Kennedy Center. Enjoy the sizzling reviews:
Coming up are two performances @ Carnegie Hall: November 4 with Sting, Katy Perry and Jerry Seinfeld; and November 12 in recital with Isabel Leonard in a program of Spanish music with a world premiere by Richard Danielpour commissioned by the Carnegie Hall in celebration of their 125th season, and by Chicago's Harris Theater. For details and ticket information - and for concerts in Cincinnati, Chicago, Urbana, Burlington, Louisiana, Portland, California, Virginia, Kansas and Seoul (Korea) - please visit: