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BBC Music Magazine features Sharon Isbin in February 2018 - REWIND

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Acclaimed for her extraordinary lyricism, technique and versatility, multiple GRAMMY Award winner Sharon Isbin has been hailed as "the pre-eminent guitarist of our time." Winner of Guitar Player magazine's Best Classical Guitarist award, Germany's Echo Klassik, Concert Artists Guild's Virtuoso Award, and the Toronto and Madrid Queen Sofia competitions, she was the first guitarist ever to win the Munich Competition. She has appeared as soloist with nearly 200 orchestras and has given sold-out performances in many of the world's finest halls, including New York's Carnegie and Geffen Halls, Boston's Symphony Hall, Washington D.C.'s Kennedy Center, Philadelphia's Kimmel Center, London's Barbican and Wigmore Halls, Amsterdam's Concertgebouw, Paris' Châtelet, Vienna's Musikverein, Munich's Herkulessaal, and Madrid's Teatro Real. She has served as Artistic Director/Soloist of festivals she created for Carnegie Hall and the Ordway Music Theatre (St. Paul), New York's 92nd Street Y, and the national radio series Guitarjam.

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. Winner of the 2015 ASCAP Television Broadcast Award, the film is available with bonus performances on DVD and Blu-ray. 

On Isbin's latest recording ALMA ESPAÑOLA, the guitarist collaborates with Argentinian-American Isabel Leonard in the first Spanish art song album with guitar of its kind in 40 years, including twelve world premiere recordings of arrangements by Isbin. BBC Music Magazine is featuring SI this month on REWIND. SEE IMAGE