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LMP & Craig Ogden

Part of the London Mozart Players 2019/20 Season

Add to my Calendar 30-04-2020 19:30 30-04-2020 21:30 36 LMP & Craig Ogden ‘A worthy successor to Julian Bream’ BBC Music Magazine ‘I’m delighted to be playing with the London Mozart Players in the fantastic Fairfield Hall. Rodrigo’s Aranjuez Concerto is the pinnacle of our concerto repertoire and it’s a huge privilege to play a piece that is so widely appreciated’ Craig Ogden Arguably the most famous guitar concerto ever written, Rodrigo’s masterpiece, the Concierto de Aranjuez, comes alive in the hands of classical guitarist Craig Ogden, who will transport us to the sultry orange groves of the Spanish royal palace with this exquisite yet technically challenging work. The second movement, the Adagio, with its famous theme and beautiful cadenzas is particularly evocative, capturing the essence of Spain with its sensual flamenco rhythms and harmonies. London Mozart Players are delighted to be performing alongside Australian-born guitarist Craig Ogden – one of the most electrifying classical guitar players of his generation. His albums frequently top the UK classical chart and composers are lining up to write music especially for him. The continental theme of the concert continues with Mozart’s inventive and exuberant ‘Linz’ Symphony (No.36), composed in just four days, and Mendelssohn’s delightful Italian Symphony (No.4), which the composer himself described as ‘the jolliest piece I have so far written…’.‘One of the most winning performances I have encountered’ Classic CD on Craig Ogden’s recording of Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez Phoenix Concert Hall - Fairfield Halls, London DD/MM/YYYY

Details

Phoenix Concert Hall - Fairfield Halls
Park Lane
Croydon

London
CR9 1DG
England


Programme

Wolfgang Amadeus MozartSymphony no.36 in C major, K.425
Joaquin RodrigoConcierto de Aranjuez
Felix MendelssohnSymphony no.4 in A major 'Italian', Op.90

Performers

Craig Ogden – acoustic guitar
Jonathan Bloxham – Conductor

London Mozart Players

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Programme Note

‘A worthy successor to Julian Bream’ BBC Music Magazine

‘I’m delighted to be playing with the London Mozart Players in the fantastic Fairfield Hall. Rodrigo’s Aranjuez Concerto is the pinnacle of our concerto repertoire and it’s a huge privilege to play a piece that is so widely appreciated’ Craig Ogden

Arguably the most famous guitar concerto ever written, Rodrigo’s masterpiece, the Concierto de Aranjuez, comes alive in the hands of classical guitarist Craig Ogden, who will transport us to the sultry orange groves of the Spanish royal palace with this exquisite yet technically challenging work. The second movement, the Adagio, with its famous theme and beautiful cadenzas is particularly evocative, capturing the essence of Spain with its sensual flamenco rhythms and harmonies. London Mozart Players are delighted to be performing alongside Australian-born guitarist Craig Ogden – one of the most electrifying classical guitar players of his generation. His albums frequently top the UK classical chart and composers are lining up to write music especially for him.

The continental theme of the concert continues with Mozart’s inventive and exuberant ‘Linz’ Symphony (No.36), composed in just four days, and Mendelssohn’s delightful Italian Symphony (No.4), which the composer himself described as ‘the jolliest piece I have so far written…’.

‘One of the most winning performances I have encountered’ Classic CD on Craig Ogden’s recording of Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez

Craig Ogden

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