Craig Ogden joins the Carducci Quartet for a number of chamber music concerts at John Whibley’s ‘Holidays with Music’ at the glorious Grand Hotel, Eastbourne
Enjoy an exceptional classical guitar recital by renowned virtuoso guitarist, Craig Ogden, in the beautiful candlelit setting of St Mary Le Strand. Craig presents a hugely appealing programme that will be sure to start your weekend in style! There are also a wide choice of restaurants and bars in the nearby streets of Covent Garden to complete your night out.
Craig Ogden – Guitar
Concerto op.3 no.9 – Antonio Vivaldi (arr. John Williams)
Mosstrooper Peak – Nigel Westlake
1. Burning Point
2. Mosstrooper Peak
3. Nara Inlet
5. Butterfly Bay
6. Smoky Cape
Tres Piezas Españolas – Joaquín Rodrigo
An exciting programme of some of the finest virtuoso guitar pieces, familiar favourites and wonderful new discoveries from the classical guitar repertoire. Craig never fails to amaze with his remarkable skill and mesmerising performances. This is a great opportunity to hear him before he plays with the exceptional London Tango Quintet in advance of the evening concert.
VILLA-LOBOS Chôros No.1 (5’)
JS BACH Prelude, Fugue and Allegro BWV998 (13’)
REINHARDT Nuages (3’)
RODRIGO Tres piezas españolas (12’)
ALBENIZ Torre Bermeja, Sevilla (5’)
Craig Ogden is one of the greatest classical guitarists of our time, whose incredible career over three decades has included a stream of best-selling albums, appearances with the world’s finest orchestras and a constant presence on Classic FM, where he’s long been a favourite artist with the station’s listeners.
This will be a rare opportunity to experience Craig as a soloist up-close in the intimacy of the Crucible Playhouse, performing guitar favourites from Spanish composers Rodrigo and Albeniz alongside the jazz talent of Django Reinhardt. Expect to be amazed by his incredible skills on the guitar, along with his warmth and sense of humour that charms every audience.
Calstock Arts is a community arts centre located in a beautifully converted chapel on the banks of the River Tamar. Craig returns to perform a solo recital in this intimate space.
St Mary’s Church, Henley
Craig Ogden – Guitar
Mendelssohn: Overture: The Fair Melusine
Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez
Rodrigo: Zarabande Lejana y Villancico
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 ‘Italian’
The London Tango Quintet return to St Peter’s Church in London W4 for a cabaret style concert of Piazzolla and other tango greats.
‘Perfection. Such passion and attack and expression and feeling. It is a long time since I have had such a musical feast. It is still singing in my head. Amazing.’
Previous St Peter’s concert attendee
Craig has been invited to do a solo recital at Ryedale Festival filling in for a guitarist who had to cancel at the last minute. Programme will be announced from the stage!
Craig Ogden – guitar with Miloš Milivojević – classical accordion
“A worthy successor to Julian Bream” He is one of the most exciting artists of his generation. His performances have taken him throughout the UK, into Europe, the USA, South East Asia, South Africa and Australia in recital, on radio and on television. In London, Craig regularly appears as a soloist and chamber musician at major venues including the Purcell Room, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Wigmore Hall and the Barbican. Craig Ogden teams up with classical accordionist Miloš Milivojević in a unique duo showcasing stunning arrangements of classical compositions by composers including Vivaldi, Scarlatti and Piazzolla. Both virtuosos of their instrument with international careers, their duo partnership reveals compelling playing and their relaxed concert presentation has made them firm favourites with audiences.
Award-winning Serbian born Miloš Milivojević has been described as “A hurricane of imaginative invention” by The Times. His versatility as a musician performing different genres including classical, tango and world music, has ensured he is in demand internationally. Miloš is a first prizewinner at international accordion competitions in Germany (Klingental), France (Grand Prix), Italy (Castelfidardo) and Denmark (Diremose Prisen).
Music at Stow in its current format, was established in 2014 when a group of music-loving locals got together with the aim of ‘bringing big names to a small town’. The setting, in the picturesque Cotswolds landscape of the Gloucestershire countryside, lends a perfect backdrop to a festival which brings world-class artists right into the heart of the local community.
The London Tango Quintet is a unique group of five internationally acclaimed musicians performing tango music at the highest level.
Music by the legendary Argentinian composer Astor Piazzolla is interspersed with stunning instrumental solos. The result is an energetic, inspiring and thoroughly enjoyable evening of relaxed virtuosity.