Craig Ogden & Manchester CamerataWednesday 4 December 7:30pm Classical Music
A Celebration of the Guitar
Domenico Scarlatti Sonata in E Major
Isaac Albéniz Asturias
Agustín Mangoré Barrios Vals Op. 8 No. 4
Ludovico Einaudi Due Tramonti
Mauro Giuliani Guitar Concerto in A Op. 30, first movement
Samuel Barber Adagio for Strings
Matthew Hindson Rush
George Harrison, arr. Sollscher Here Comes the Sun
Gary Ryan Lough Caragh, Rondo Rodeo
Arvo Pärt Spiegel im Spiegel
Morgan Pochin Medley of Film and TV music (including Gabriel’s Oboe, Inspector Morse, Cavatina, Ashokan Farewell)
Luigi Boccherini Fandango from Guitar Quintet in D
John Brunning Romance No. 1
Miroslav Tadić, arr. Dewar Walk Dance
With a series of albums that have topped the UK Classical charts, Australian guitarist Craig Ogden is an eloquent ambassador for his instrument, and he won many friends when stepping in at short notice for Miloš Karadaglić two seasons ago. Now back with the Manchester Camerata he brings a collection of old and new works, showcasing the guitar’s versatility and his effortless virtuosity.
Albeniz’s exotic Asturias and Giuliani’s elegant Guitar Concerto rub shoulders with Göran Sollscher’s dextrous arrangement of Here Comes the Sun, and Einaudi’s hauntingly beautiful Due Tramonti. Tears will be no doubt be jerked in Samuel Barber’s heartfelt Adagio and the house will probably be brought down when Luigi Boccherini’s Fandango struts its exuberant stuff. There’s much more besides to enjoy, so whether you’re a fan of the classical guitar or a newcomer to its delights, this is one for your must-see list.
Venue: Royal Concert Hall
Running time: Approx. 1 hour 50 mins inc. interval
Age Recommendation: 7+
Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult aged 18+
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Free Pre-Concert Talk, 6.20pm
Join Craig Ogden in conversation in the auditorium before the performance.
(Booking not required)