Miloš - Homage to Segovia

Miloš

Homage to Segovia

Friday 30 September 2022, 19:30

Prices from £19.50 to £39.50

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Programme

Albéniz Asturias from Suite española
Sor
Variations on a Theme by Mozart
Bach Chaconne
Villa-Lobos Five Preludes
Arlen (arr. Takemitsu) Over The Rainbow*
Mathias Duplessy Amor Fati

(*change to previously advertised programme)

Performers

Miloš Karadaglić guitar

The Classical BRIT award-winning guitarist Miloš is one of the world’s most celebrated classical guitarists.

His career began its meteoric rise in 2011 with the release of his international best-selling Deutsche Grammophon debut album Mediterraneo. Since then he has earned legions of fans, awards and acclaim around the world through his extensive touring and six chart-topping recordings. He was named among the six greatest classical guitarists of all time by BBC Music Magazine alongside the great guitar legend Andrés Segovia, to whom he pays tribute in this concert. Describing Segovia, Miloš says, ‘We guitarists are all in debt to him and his legacy – Segovia put us on the map.’

In this programme, Miloš picks out ‘some of the most important pieces’ from Segovia’s repertoire as well as works ‘that I personally feel a strong connection with through my own artistic journey’. Original pieces and sophisticated arrangements show off the guitar’s many qualities, from energy and rhythm to delicacy and detail.

Albeniz’s Suite española soaks up the sunshine and warmth of Segovia’s Spanish homeland, while each of Villa-Lobos’ Five Preludes is a homage in its own right – to Brazilian life and culture and to Bach, among them.

The technical challenges and the emotional depth of Bach’s Chaconne for violin translate perfectly to the guitar and Sor’s operatic Variations on a Theme by Mozart was one of Segovia’s early favourites.

Finishing with a new commission of his own, Miloš continues Segovia’s tradition of constantly adding to the guitar repertoire.

‘Every generation has that super special guitarist, one with star quality and universal appeal, praised for their effortless technique and musical integrity. We have Miloš – the hottest guitarist in the world.’ (Sunday Times).

Duration: approx. 1 hour 45 mins (incl. interval)

Ticket Information

£39.50, £32.50, £25.50, £19.50

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