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Interview with WCVE's Mike Goldberg

"Alma Española" is a new album released by Grammy Award winning guitarist Sharon Isbin and Grammy Award winning singer Isabel Leonard on the Bridge Records label. It's an all-Spanish recording for voice and guitar, including twelve arrangements by Isbin.

The Philadelphia Inquirer described Leonard and Isbin's performance as "Feasts of beautifully sculpted phrases... glimpses of heaven," and The New York Times referred to the "Soulful depth" of their interpretations. The collaboration of Isabel Leonard and Sharon Isbin brings together one of today's brightest vocal stars, heard on the stages of the Metropolitan Opera, Vienna State Opera, and Paris Opera, with a guitar virtuoso acclaimed as "the pre-eminent guitarist of our time."

88.9 WCVE: Richmond VA Classical Music Host Mike Goldberg recently sat down with Isbin to chat about her career and her"Alma Española" collaboration with Isabel Leonard.  LISTEN TO THE SEGMENT