Concert – Owen Carty

Performer, arranger, composer, and guitar tutor Owen Carty is pleased to perform for the first time at the Wellington Classical Guitar Society.  Owen has been performing a range of styles as a soloist for several years including classical, country, blues, jazz, and exotic, and has appeared in Wellington performing Arabian, Caribbean, Love/Romance, Christmas, Southern U.S., and Folk music, often arranging this music for solo guitar. Owen’s performance will feature a couple of these new arrangements for you, along with favourites from his classical repertoire.

Recordings by Carty of his special guitar arrangements and classical works are available at bandcamp https://owencartyguitar.bandcamp.com/ and soundcloud https://soundcloud.com/owencartyguitar and are ideal for acoustic, instrumental, and background music playlists. More information, including about upcoming performances, along with contact details, can be found on his Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/OwenCartyGuitar.

Owen will play:

  • Capricho Arabe by Francisco Tarrega (1852–1909)
  • Vals Venezolano No. 2 by Antonio Lauro (1917–1986)
  • Revisado por Alirio Diaz by Owen Carty
  • El Catalan by Jose Broca (1805–1882)
  • The Look of Love by Burt Bacharach (1928*), arr. Tony Clef
  • Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy by Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich (1840-1893)
  • Dream a Little Dream of Me by Fabian Andre (1910–1960) and Wilbur Schwandt (1904–1998), arr. Owen Carty
  • Gymnopedie No. 1 by Erik Satie (1866–1925)
  • La Paloma by Sebastian Iradier (1809–1865); transcr. Francisco Tarrega
  • Berceuse by Leo Brouwer (1939*)
  • Watermelon Man by Hancock, Herbie (1940*), arr. Owen Carty
  • Maria by Francisco Tarrega (1852–1909)
  • Vals by Jose Ferrer (1835–1916)
  • Classical Gas by Mason Williams (1938*)
  • The Entertainer by Scott Joplin (1868–1917), arr. Chet Atkins

Upcoming Events

  • Sunday 11th December: Duo 241, Hamish Goodhue and Bruno Gueda.
  • Sydney Classical Guitar Summer School: 5 – 8 January 2023.  Registrations are open.  For information from: Classical Guitars Sydney.
  • NCMA Classical Guitar Festival in Nelson: 15 – 21 January 2023.  Registrations are open.  For more information, see: https://ncma.nz/guitar/
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