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
- Sunday 11th December: Duo 241, Hamish Goodhue and Bruno Gueda.
- Weekend of 2-4th December: NZ Classical Guitar Competition. Entries close Friday 11 November: https://wellington.classicalguitar.org.nz/new-zealand-classical-guitar-competition/
- 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/