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Sharon Isbin should put a tracker on her fingers. They're probably logging miles of steps at every performance. Performing a marathon of sorts on the guitar Saturday night with the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra, she effortlessly rolled through Joaquin Rodrigo's "Concerto de Aranjuez." Written as storm clouds gathered in Europe, the 1939 piece had plenty of playful life, designed to pull audiences away from the turmoil outside theater doors. At the Orpheum Theatre, it was entirely fitting, particularly after a contentious election earlier in the week.

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