Three-time Grammy Award winner and classical virtuoso Sharon Isbin, named by Boston magazine as “the pre-eminent guitarist of our time,” teams with innovative American jazzman Stanley Jordan and Brazilian jazz master Romero Lubambo to perform Latin, jazz and Brazilian music in Guitar Passions at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, in Penn State’s Eisenhower Auditorium.
The concert, inspired by the popular 2011 album Sharon Isbin & Friends: Guitar Passions, utilizes a mix of acoustic and electric guitars and features works by composers such as Joaquin Rodrigo, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Isaac Albéniz, Gentil Montaña, Quique Sinesi, Ariel Ramírez and Alfredo Vianna.
Tickets for the Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State presentation are $42 for an adult, $15 for a University Park student and $32 for a person 18 and younger. Buy tickets online at http://cpa.psu.edu or by phone at 814-863-0255. Outside the local calling area, dial 1-800-ARTS-TIX. Tickets are also available at four State College locations: Eisenhower Auditorium (weekdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.), Penn State Downtown Theatre Center (weekdays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.), HUB-Robeson Center Information Desk (weekdays 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. resuming Jan. 13) and Bryce Jordan Center (weekdays 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.). A grant from the University Park Allocation Committee makes Penn State student prices possible.
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