Recitals – Concertos – Masterclasses – Events

Craig Ogden Classic FM Valentines Day Concert

Craig is delighted to be performing an exclusive concert of music for Valentine’s Day for Classic FM – please visit Classic FM’ s Facebook Page or YouTube Channel for the concert at 7.30pm on Sunday 14 February. View more info on Classic FM    

Streamed Concert for Octagon Music Society


Craig was due to perform a recital for Octagon Music Society on Sunday 28 February, however due to Covid-19 restrictions, the performance is unable to take place live. However, in its place, Craig will present a streamed concert available online via this link                        

Streamed Concert for The Stoller Hall, Manchester

The Stoller Hall Hunts Bank, Manchester

Part of the Around the World in 80 Concerts Series Programme: HEITOR VILLA-LOBOS Chôros No.1 CIELO ABIERTO Quique Sinesi MIROSLAV TADIĆ Walk Dance J.S. BACH Lute Suite in E minor, BWV 996


Keep Music Playing LIVE – RNCM, Manchester

Royal Northern College of Music Oxford Road, Manchester

Join broadcaster and Classic FM presenter, John Suchet, for an evening of exclusive online performances and conversation with artists from across our talented RNCM family. Featuring international concert pianist Alexandra Dariescu and renowned classical guitarist Craig Ogden, alongside an exciting programme of RNCM alumni and current students, Keep Music Playing LIVE is a celebration of music from across the RNCM community. In addition to exclusive performances, we’ll also be giving you the opportunity to join the conversation, talking about how music making has changed during the pandemic and what the future holds for musicians and the RNCM as restrictions begin to ease. […]


Craig invited to Broadway Arts Festival – Wednesday 9 June 2021

Broadway Arts Festival Farnham House 1 Church St, Broadway

Craig is delighted to have been able to help out at Broadway Arts Festival by standing in at the last minute for a Spanish Evening of music on Wednesday 9 June. More information here Spanish Evening Broadway Arts Festival is a biennial celebration of this beautiful Cotswold village’s unique artistic heritage and it’s enduring relationship with a world-famous colony of American artists and writers, who visited and worked here in the late 19th century. The festival, which is a charity, was started in 2010 and aims to raise awareness of the community’s rich links with the arts, whilst broadening the appeal […]


Buxton International Festival – Sunday 11 July 2021

Pavilion Arts Centre 22 St John's Rd, Buxton

Craig Ogden with Helen Thatcher (cello) Craig Ogden, one of the most exciting and extensively recorded guitarists of his generation, joins leading cellist, Helen Thatcher, to perform world-class music with a Latin twist. Ogden is the youngest instrumentalist to have received a Fellowship Award from the Royal Northern College of Music, where he is now head of Guitar. Helen Thatcher is well known as a founder cellist of the Sorrel Quartet and the Erringden Ensemble. Guitar and Cello J Nin Suite Española J Zenamon Reflexoes No. 6 R Gnattali Sonata for guitar and cello in three movements E Granados Danza Española Op. 37 No. 5 Andaluza A […]


Budleigh Music Festival – Tuesday 13 July 2021

St Peter's Church, Budleigh Salterton The Lawn, Budleigh Salterton

Craig Ogden with Miloš Milivojević (accordion) Concerts 5.00pm and 8.00pm Programme to include works by Vivaldi, Albéniz, Scarlatti,Boccherini and composers from the tango tradition. Guitarist Craig Ogden, one of Classic FM’s best loved musicians, teams up with the Balkan accordion virtuoso Miloš Milivojević for a unique blend of sound and style. Playing the role of the orchestra, Miloš will accompany Craig in various transcriptions of Vivaldi’s gloriously atmospheric Lute Concertos in which you can almost see the sunlight glinting on the canals of Venice’s lagoons. In addition, Craig and Miloš explore the Iberian peninsula and cross the South Atlantic to […]

£10 – £24

Stapleford Granary – Saturday 17 July 2021

Stapleford Granary Bury Road, Stapleford

Craig Ogden with Gary Ryan (classical guitar) Concerts 6.00pm and 8.00pm Two of the world's leading guitarists, Gary Ryan and Craig Ogden, perform music spanning centuries and continents with sparkling and imaginative arrangements that breathe new life into familiar repertoire. Their programme includes arrangements of Vivaldi's much-loved Concerto in D RV93 for mandolin, strings and continuo and Rossini's Overture to the Barber of Seville. Solos include transcriptions of Bach's 1st Cello Suite and Ryan's beautiful folk tune arrangements such as Banaha (Congolese), The Ash Grove (Welsh) and El Testament d'Amelia (Catalan). Two dances from The Three Cornered Hat by Manuel de Falla bring out the bright and brilliant flamenco and folk rhythms of the guitar with colours and textures that feel as if they have seeped […]


Turner Sims, Southampton – Sunday 18 July 2021

Turner Sims Building 52 Salisbury Rd, Southampton

Craig Ogden with Gary Ryan (classical guitar) SUMMER NIGHTS @ TURNER SIMS Two of the world’s leading guitarists, Gary Ryan and Craig Ogden, perform music spanning centuries and continents with sparkling and imaginative arrangements that breathe new life into familiar repertoire. Their programme includes arrangements of Vivaldi‘s much-loved Concerto in D, RV93 for mandolin, strings and continuo and Rossini‘s Overture to the Barber of Seville. Solos include transcriptions of Bach‘s first Cello Suite and Ryan’s beautiful folk tune arrangements such as Banaha (Congolese), The Ash Grove (Welsh) and El Testament d’Amelia (Catalan). Two dances from The Three Cornered Hat by Manuel de Falla bring out the bright and brilliant flamenco and folk rhythms of the guitar with […]

Hever Festival at Hever Castle – Sunday 25 July 2021

Hever Castle Hever Rd, Hever, Edenbridge

Craig Ogden with David Juritz (violin) and Tim Hugh (cello) The Goldberg Variations - J.S Bach, arr. Juritz Hever Festival Theatre have the great privilege to be the first live performance of the recently recorded transcription by the multi-talented violinist David Juritz of Bach’s masterpiece the Goldberg Variations. Transcribed for Craig Ogden, widely acknowledged as one of the leading guitarists of his generation, Craig and David will be joined by the internationally renowned cellist, Tim Hugh, winner of the Tchaikovsky Competition and principal cellist of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House for this very special performance. We really can’t […]


King’s Lynn Festival – Tuesday 27 July 2021

St Nicholas Chapel St Ann's St, King's Lynn

Craig Ogden with Miloš Milivojević (classical accordion) One of the most acclaimed classical guitarists of his generation, Craig Ogden, joins forces with classical accordionist Miloš Milivojević. Together they will showcase stunning arrangements of classical compositions by composers including Vivaldi, Scarlatti and Piazzolla. Both virtuosi of their instruments with international careers, their partnership makes for a captivating evening.

£10 – £20

Copped Hall – Saturday 31 July

Copped Hall Crown Hill, Epping

CraigCraiWe are delighted to welcome back this internationally famous guitarist, who at his own request, returns for what will undoubtedly be another popular concert. Craig mixes superlative playing with a wide range of music, from Bach to the Beatles. Early booking is recommended.

£20 – £25