Recitals – Concertos – Masterclasses – Events

Turner Sims, Southampton – Sunday 18 July 2021

Turner Sims Building 52 Salisbury Rd, Southampton, Hampshire

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, Kent

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, Norfolk

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, Essex

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

Cawsand Bay GuitarFest, Cornwall – Saturday 11 September 2021

Maker with Rame Community Hall Jackman's Meadow, Kingsand, Cornwall

An exciting classical guitar weekend by the sea on the stunning Rame Peninsula, with Craig Ogden, Eden Stell Guitar Duo & Alison Smith 10th - 12th September 2021. Following on from such a highly successful Guitarfest in 2019, we are returning with another exciting weekend combining great music in an area of outstanding natural beauty that inspires creativity. The stunning location by the sea makes for a perfect break from the hustle and bustle. There will be concerts, a master class, workshops, ensemble playing, artists interviews and question & answer session, informal playing opportunities, cream tea, sea view dinners and […]

Douglas Music Parbold, Lancashire – Saturday 18 September 2021

Parbold Village Hall The Green, Parbold, Lancashire

Craig will be appearing with The London Tango Quintet, a unique group of five internationally acclaimed musicians, who were drawn together by a love of the tango. Music by legendary Argentinian composer Astor Piazzolla is interspersed with pieces by other tango composers together with instrumental solos featuring music by Albéniz and Django Reinhardt. The result is an energetic, inspiring and thoroughly enjoyable evening of relaxed virtuosity.

Music at Malling, Kent – Tuesday 28 September 2021

Malling Abbey Swan Street, West Malling, Kent

CLASSICO LATINO – WITH CRAIG OGDEN Craig will be performing in the iconic setting of Malling Abbey. Choros no. 1 – Heitor Villa-Lobos Mazurka Choros – Paula Child Cielo Abierto – Quique SInesi Sonata K.380 –  Domenico Scarlatti Sonata K.322 – Domenico Scarlatti Verano Porteño – Astor Piazzolla Milonga de Angel – Astor Piazzolla Torre Bermeja – Issac Albeniz arr. Gordon Crosskey Introduction, Theme and Variations on a Theme from Mozart’s The Magic Flute – Fernando Sor

Lichfield Festival Chamber Concerts – Thursday 14 October 2021

The Hub at St Mary's Lichfield Market Square, Lichfield, Staffordshire

The GOLDBERG VARIATIONS with CRAIG OGDEN (guitar) A stunning and sensitive new transcription of Bach's much-loved Goldberg Variations by David Juritz (violin/arranger) with  Tim Hugh (cello).