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Sharon Isbin

 
If Sharon Isbin won a Grammy this year, then she deserves a Nobel for this recording of two terrific new guitar concertos, written for her and played with gripping persuasiveness.
  Los Angeles Times


Orchestral Repertoire

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Sharon Isbin Sitting with Guitar
Time
Tommaso Albinoni Adagio
Arranged for guitar and strings by John Duarte for Isbin
 
8'
J.S. Bach Concerto in A minor BWV 1041/1058 for Guitar and Strings
Arranged by Isbin/Bergstrom (orchestra part from violin concerto)
 
16'
Lennox Berkeley Guitar Concerto, Op. 88
(Chester Music)
 
22'
Leo Brouwer Tres Danzas Concertantes
for Guitar and Strings (Max Eschig)
15'
Concierto Elegiaco
for Guitar and Strings and Percussion
 
22'
Chris Brubeck* Affinity: Concerto for Guitar & Orchestra (chamber or reduced orchestra)
Premiered April 11 & 12, 2015 by Isbin with the Maryland Symphony Orchestra
 
17'
John Corigliano* Troubadours
for Guitar and Orchestra (Chamber or reduced) Premiered by Isbin and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, October 1993. (G. Schirmer)
 
23'
Tan Dun* Yi 2: Concerto for Guitar & Orchestra
Premiered by Isbin with the Orchestre National de France, Donaueschingen Festival in Germany, October 18, 1996. Full or chamber orchestra. (G. Schirmer)
 
29'
Lukas Foss* American Landscapes
Concerto for Guitar & Orchestra (based on American folk themes) Premiered by Isbin with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, November 1989 in Avery Fisher Hall, Lukas Foss conductor. (Carl Fischer Publisher)
 
27'
George Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue
(arranged for two guitars and orchestra)
 
17'
Aaron Kernis* Double Concerto for Guitar and Violin
Premiered by Isbin (w/ Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg) and the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, February 6-8, 1997. Full or chamber orchestra. (G. Schirmer)
 
31'
Ami Maayani* Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra (1976)
World premiere by Isbin with the Minnesota Orchestra, Minneapolis,
      August 11, 1978.
Israeli premiere by Isbin with the Jerusalem Symphony, Jersualem,
      November 27, 1979.
1+1; 1+1; 2+1; 2+1/ 2; 2; 1; 1/ Timp., 4 Percs., 2 Harps, Cel./ Strings
(Boosey&Hawkes)
 
27'
Bruce MacCombie* Nightshade Rounds
for Guitar and Strings. Premiered by Isbin and the Brooklyn Philharmonic, March 18, l988. (European American)
 
11'
Manuel Ponce Concierto del Sur
for Guitar and Chamber Orchestra
 
23'
Joaquin Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez 23'
Fantasia para un Gentilhombre
 
23'
Christopher Rouse* Concert de Gaudi
January 2000 world premiere by Isbin and NDR Symphony with conductor Christoph Eschenbach, followed by Dallas Symphony with conductor Andrew Litton. (Boosey & Hawkes)
 
25'
Joseph Schwantner* From, Afar...Fantasy for Guitar and Orchestra
Premiered by Isbin and St. Louis Symphony, January 1988 in St. Louis and Carnegie Hall, Leonard Slatkin, conductor. Full or chamber orchestra (European American)
 
15'
Howard Shore* Billy’s Theme
for Guitar, Strings, & Rhythm guitar. Recorded by Isbin on Howard Shore score soundtrack to Martin Scorsese’s Academy Award winning film The Departed.
 
7'
Ivana Themmen* Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra
Premiered by Isbin and the Minnesota Orchestra, November l981. Full orchestra (reduced)
 
23'
Heitor Villa-Lobos Concerto for Guitar and Small Orchestra
 
18'
Antonio Vivaldi Concerto in A Major
for guitar and strings
12'
Concerto in D Major
for guitar and strings
12'
Concerto for Violin in E Major, Op. 3, No. 1
(arr. for Guitar)
11'
Concerto in C for Mandolin RV 558
(arr. for Guitar)
 
9'
* composed for Sharon Isbin

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