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Sharon Isbin & Isabel Leonard play Kansas City's Folly Theater / KCUR

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She was touring Europe in her teens, plays fluently in genres from jazz to Baroque, and her music was launched with space shuttle Atlantis. We speak with multiple Grammy Award-winning guitarist Sharon Isbin, and sample some of her music.

Isbin's recent re-release of all four lute suites by Johann Sebastian Bach called - Bach for Guitar on the Erato/Warner Classics label is among the most challenging and musically rewarding works in the classical guitar repertoire, and she is the first classical guitarist to perform and record Bach on guitar with baroque performance practice techniques. The CD includes the Bach - Suite in E Major, BWV 1006a, Suite in G Minor, BWV 995, Suite in E Minor, BWV 996, and Suite in C Minor, BWV 997.

Isbin will be performing with mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard at the Folly Theater on April 15 as part of the Harriman-Jewell performing arts series.    LISTEN TO THE KCUR Radio SEGMENT