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February 24, 2016 "Live from NY, Syria, Brazil/Susan McDonald, Federico Sheppard Interviews"

You can hear this edition of Classical Guitar Alive!, featuring interviews with five brilliant performer-composers right here, right now, from anywhere in the world!:

This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! is titled "Live from NY, Syria, and Brazil, and features performances recorded at the 2015 Barrios in Brazil festival in Manaus, Brazil, the Jo Ann International Guitar Concerto Competition in Buffalo, NY, and Damascus, Syria, and interviews with festival director/luthier and Barrios Mangore scholar Federico Sheppard and guitarist-composer/humanitarian Susan McDonald, who discusses her concert tour an residency in the Middle East for the organization American Voices.

DT: February 24, 2016
RE: ***** CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! 16-08 Live from NY, Syria, Brazil/Federico Sheppard, Susan McDonald Interviews
Program ID# 16-08
Title: 16-08 Live from NY, Syria, Brazil/Federico Sheppard, Susan McDonald Interviews
Total Length: 58:57

In Cue: MUSIC IN "Hello and welcome to.."
Out Cue: MUSIC IN "...another edition of Classical Guitar Alive!"

Bizet: Prelude
Los Romeros , guitars (Philips 412-609)
Bach: Prelude, Lute Suite #4
(live recording, Teatro Amazonas, Manaus, Brazil 2015)

Interview excerpt: Susan McDonald: "This is an international NGO called 'American Voices.'' And sor of the unofficial motto is 'Art in Difficult Places.''... ...they all stayed together and performed together and are friends to this day."

Boccherini: Intro & Fandango Orontes Guitar Quartet
(live recording, Damascus, Syria 2016)

Paganini: Sonata Concertante: I.Allegro
Carlo Aonzo, mandolin
Rene Izquierdo, guitar
(00261-35449 2012)

Brouwer: Concierto Elegiaco Chad Ibison, guitar
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Jo Ann Falletta, conductor
(live recording, Buffalo, NY 2014)

Interview: Federico Sheppard: "Well, being my 59th year... I'm going to take that trip, meet that family and see what he left behind."

Agustin Barrios Mangore: Maxixe
Cyro Delvizio, guitar (Live recording, Manaus, Brazil, 2015)

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