St Christopher

Event 6
Monday October 8th, 8.00pm 
Little Missenden Church

A magician of the Spanish guitar
Isaac Albéniz
Asturias, Granada
Johann Sebastian Bach
Prelude and Fugue BWV 997
Jorge Morel
Danza Brasiliera
Jorge Cardoso
Agustin Barrios
Un sueño en la floresta
Carlo Domeniconi

This is an archived event from the 2012 programme.

Miloš Karadaglić guitar

In the last year or so Miloš has exploded across the classical music firmament – now a constant feature on Radio 3 and in the classical charts. His intense musicality and mastery of his instrument have won him a world-wide following. The Gramophone described him as “a thoughtful, intelligent artist, as supple in his phrasing as he is generous in his use of colour”.

Miloš has a mission to revive the heritage of the classical guitar.

“Listening to the debut album by guitarist Miloš Karadaglić, you find yourself wondering where on earth the classical guitar has been’s as if Karadaglić is shining a brilliant light on the entire heritage of his instrument” (Telegraph)

Bach apart, the composers are all Latins. From Spain come the magical Asturias and Granada of Albéniz. Domeniconi is Italian. Finally there are three South-American pieces: the memory of a dream from Paraguayan Barrios; the jaunty Danza Brasiliera from Argentinian Morel; and Milonga (a kind of proto-tango) from another Argentinian, Cardoso.

“With almost impossibly fast-sounding tremolos and slashing chords, the Asturias by Isaac Albéniz is exhilarating. Karadaglić gives it a truly heated performance of deep Latin fervour; yet he is such a clean striker of the instrument that every tiny note is perfectly placed” (Weekend Australian)

Miloš’s Deutsche Grammophon debut album was one of the biggest-selling classical discs of 2011, topped classical charts around the world and sold over 100,000 copies in less than six months.  At the 2011 Gramophone Awards ceremony he won both the Young Artist of the Year and Specialist Classical Chart awards. 

He’s been awarded many prizes, including the Julian Bream Prize, the Prince’s Prize, and the Ivor Mariants Guitar Award.

For more information on Miloš, click here.