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Craig Ogden

g, AU
Musician of Classical

Craig Ogden is an Australian classical guitarist whose albums have topped the UK classical charts. He is Principal Lecturer in Guitar at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, UK.Ogden began playing guitar at the age of seven, and graduated in music from the University of Western Australia. In 2004 he received a Fellowship from the Royal Northern College of Music, becoming the youngest person to be given the honour. He married the British singer Claire Bradshaw, with whom he often performs; together they founded the Dean & Chadlington Summer Music Festival in 2007. He made his first appearance at the Royal Albert Hall with the Philharmonia Orchestra performing Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez.

  • Guitar
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Classical
  • Folk
  • World
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: XIII. Variation 13 (arr. David Juritz) on Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: XIII. Variation 13 by Johann Sebastian Bach, David Juritz, Craig Ogden & Tim Hugh
Cavatina on The Greatest Relaxing Pieces by London Philharmonic Orchestra
Wind Color Vector: I. Leeward on Craig Ogden: Guitar Meditations by Craig Ogden
Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Aria da capo (Arr. for Violin, Guitar & Cello by David Juritz) on J.S. Bach: Goldberg Variations arranged for Violin, Guitar & Cello by Johann Sebastian Bach, David Juritz, Craig Ogden & Tim Hugh
Cavatina on Color Me Classical by Various Artists
Field of Dreams (From "Field of Dreams") on James Horner - The Classics by James Horner
Badinerie (Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B Minor, BWV1067) on Bach Eternal by Johann Sebastian Bach
The Rosemary and Thyme Caprice on The Film and TV Music of Christopher Gunning by Christopher Gunning, Rumon Gamba, BBC Philharmonic, Martin Robertson, Nicole Tibbels & Craig Ogden
Homenaje a Tárrega, Op. 69: II. Soleares on Captain Corelli's Mandolin by Craig Ogden & Alison Stephens
Fields Of Gold on Songs Without Words by Various Artists

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Love's PhilosophyCraig Ogden, Brian Knowles2017Album
Summer GuitarCraig Ogden2014Album
Christmas TimeCraig Ogden2013Album
Concertos For Guitar, Clarinet And FluteChristopher Gunning / Craig Ogden / Michael Whight / Catherine Handley / The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra2012Album
SummertimeCraig Ogden2011Album
The Film And TV Music Of Christopher GunningChristopher Gunning, Nicole Tibbels, Craig Ogden, Martin Robertson2010Compil.
The GuitaristCraig Ogden2010Album
Souvenirs For Mandolin And GuitarAlison Stephens / Craig Ogden2009Album
Lute Songs / NocturalJohn Dowland, Benjamin Britten / Mark Padmore, Elizabeth Kenny, Craig Ogden2008Album
Songs And Chamber MusicPeter Hope, James Bowman, Craig Ogden, John Turner, Stéphane Rancourt, Graham Salvage, David Francis, Peter Lawson, The Manchester Camerata2007Album
Nigel Westlake: Hinchinbrook RiffsNigel Westlake, Macquarie Trio Australia, Craig Ogden, Goldner String Quartet, Michael Kieran Harvey, Synergy Percussion2006Album
Guitar Works By Lennox And Michael BerkeleyCraig Ogden2004Album
A Quiet Thing (Songs For Voice And Guitar)David Daniels, Craig Ogden2003Album
Anon In Love • Façade Settings • A Song For The Lord Mayor's TableSir William Walton, Felicity Lott, Martyn Hill, Craig Ogden, Graham Johnson2002Album
William Walton: Piano Quartet, Violin Sonata, Anon in Love, Valse (from Facade), PassaglicaThe Nash Ensemble, John Mark Ainsley, Craig Ogden2002Album
English Guitar ConcertosSir William Walton, Lennox Berkeley, Malcolm Arnold, Craig Ogden, Northern Sinfonia, Richard Hickox2001Album
Music From The Novels Of Louis De BernièresCraig Ogden / Alison Stephens1999Album
Symphony No. 2 / Guitar Concerto / Threnody To TokiTakashi Yoshimatsu - Craig Ogden1996Album
Songs For Achilles · Songs For Ariel · Boyhood's End · The Heart's Assurance · Purcell RealisationsSir Michael Tippett - Martyn Hill, Andrew Ball, Craig Ogden1995Album
Complete Folk Song ArrangementsBenjamin Britten - Lorna Anderson, Regina Nathan, Jamie MacDougall, Malcolm Martineau, Bryn Lewis, Craig Ogden1994Album
The Guitarist - Album SamplerCraig OgdenAlbum
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