First Lady of the Guitar, Sharon Isbin

Date and Time: Sunday April 14, 2013 at 3 p.m
Location: Mount Baker Theatre, 104 N Commercial St, Bellingham, WA 98225
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Introducing the first lady of the classical guitar – international superstar Sharon Isbin. Hailed as the reigning diva of the guitar, Ms. Isbin has performed at a wide range of venues, from the White House to Ground Zero. She has appeared as soloist with over 160 orchestras, including the New York Philharmonic, the National Symphony, the Orchestre National de France, and the London Symphony, and has been profiled in periodicals from People to The Wall Street Journal, as well as on the cover of 45 magazines. The winner of multiple Grammy awards, Ms. Isbin comes to Bellingham to perform the mesmerizing Concierto de Aranjuez by Rodrigo.

Attar  This concert will be conducted by the fourth of our Music Director      finalists. Maestro Yaniv Attar was drawn to classical music at an  early age, and studied in Jerusalem, London, New York and  Montreal, where he earned his Doctor of Music at McGill University. As Assistant Conductor of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra in Birmingham, Maestro Attar conducted nearly 100 concerts.

Program includes:

  • Bizet: Carmen Suite No. 1
  • Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez
  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5