A Taste of Spain at the Bridgewater Hall with Craig Ogden
The Bridgewater Hall hosted a hugely successful concert of Spanish music on Saturday night. Nearly half of the programme was made up of popular Spanish guitar music including Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez and Piazzolla’s Libertango – the soloist of the night was Craig Ogden. The orchestra was the Hallé, and the conductor was the fabulous young Gergely Madaras from Hungary. Continue reading “A Night of Spanish Guitar Music From Craig Ogden “
Ever since the news of his untimely death earlier in the month, David Bowie has been floating around in the UK top 40 singles charts (as is normally the case when a British music icon passes away) and will probably continue to do so for the coming months. Bowie is currently holding places 30, 32, and 36, and is down eighteen, sixteen, and eighteen places. Unfortunately he has now been overtaken by the likes of One Direction and Bieber, but hopefully Bowie will stay in our charts a little longer.
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Michael Jackson would have today celebrated his 57th birthday had he still been alive. The King of Pop has inspired millions of people over the years and his legacy only continues to grow. He is easily as famous as his father-in-law, Elvis Presley, and between them (the King of Pop and the King of Rock and Roll) they have quite possibly created the most famous family in contemporary music history. Continue reading “Happy Birthday Michael Jackson!”