Wednesday 3rd April: Classical Guitar Recital, Craig Ogden
Craig Ogden is one of the most exciting artists of his generation. One of the UK’s most recorded guitarists, his recordings for Virgin/EMI, Chandos, Nimbus, Hyperion, Sony and Classic FM have received wide acclaim. He is Head of Guitar at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, Visiting Lecturer at London’s Royal College of Music, Adjunct Fellow of the University of Western Australia, Associate Artist of The Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, Curator of Craig Ogden’s Big Guitar Weekend at The Bridgewater Hall and Director of the Dean & Chadlington Summer Music Festival.
This recital is followed by a drinks reception at the West End of the Cathedral, with an opportunity to meet Craig Ogden.
Wednesday 1 May, Ghostly Stuff: Elgar’s chamber works
A lecture recital featuring performances of the Piano Quintet and Violin Sonata . Dr Steven Halls (speaker), Daphne Moody (violin), Jenny Knights (violin), George White (viola), Bryony Moody (cello), David Halls (piano)
Wednesday 12 June, My Ladye Nevells Book
Alexander Palotai (chamber organ) performs music from the keyboard collection by William Byrd
Wednesday 3 July, From Bach to the Beatles
Wednesday 7 August, Schumann’s ‘Liederkreis’
Margaret Ravalde (soprano), John Challenger (piano)
Wednesday 4 September, Chopin’s Nocturnes: an illustrated talk
Professor John Rink (piano)
Friday 4 October, Lifting the lid
David Owen Norris (piano) plays his signature repertoire and reveals some of the more extraordinary experiences of his life in music. This recital will be followed by an auction of promises, led by Paul Jackson, in aid of the Organ Fund.
Entrance Tickets are £12.50 per recital - all unreserved. Wheelchair tickets include one free companion.
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