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GUITARFEST: Sharon Isbin Concert

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When

Friday, March 15, 2013 8:00PM - 10:00PM

Where

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Church of the Epiphany

Phone: (202) 347-2635
1317 G Street, NW
Washington, DC

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Event Details

Sharon Isbin

Church of the Epiphany
$25 Adults; $12 Children 12 and under

Ticket are available for purchase at the door.

Internationally renowned classical guitarist Sharon Isbin, has been acclaimed for her lyricism and versatility. Multiple GRAMMY award winner and Director of the Guitar Department at The Juilliard School, Ms. Isbin has commissioned and premiered more concerti than any other guitarist, as well as numerous solo and chamber works.

Valet parking is available for this event. Enjoy a reception immediately following the performance.

All seating is general admission and all tickets will be held at will call. All ticket sales are final.

PROGRAM:

Batucada

Isaías Savio (1900-1977)

Mallorca

Asturias
(transcribed by Andrés Segovia)

Isaac Albeniz (1860-1909)

Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op. 70 (1963)
In honor of Britten's 100th Anniversary and
50th Anniversary of Nocturnal

Benjamin Britten, (1913 – 1976)

I.      Musingly
II.     Very agitated
III.    Restless
IV.    Uneasy
V.     March-like
VI.    Dreaming
VII.   Gently rocking
VIII.  Passacaglia
IX.     Slow and quiet (Theme)

 

INTERMISSION

 

Nightshade Rounds (1979)
(written for Sharon Isbin)

Bruce MacCombie (1943-2012)

Andecy

Andrew York(b. 1958)

Seven Desires for Guitar (2002)
(written for Sharon Isbin)

Tan Dun (b. 1957)

La Catedral:
Andante religioso, Allegro solemne

Agustin Barrios Mangoré (1885-1944)


Sponsored by the Harry and Lea Gudelsky Foundation in memory of Paul Gudelsky.

Hosted By

Levine Music