Joaquín Rodrigo - Adagio from Concierto de Aranjuez
Michael Christian Durrant performs his arrangement of the famous Adagio from Concierto de Aranjuez by Joaquín Rodrigo.
Johann Pachelbel - Canon in D
Michael Christian Durrant performs Bridget Mermikides' solo guitar arrangement of the beautiful Canon in D by Johann Pachelbel
Ennio Morricone - The Ecstasy of Gold (L'estasi dell'oro)
Queen Mary 2 - TV Interview and Performance
Michael Christian Durrant is interviewed on the Morning Show aboard the Queen Mary 2 ahead of his 2017 New Year's Day concert performance in the Royal Court Theatre. Michael talks about when he started playing the guitar, his influences and what the forthcoming year has in store musically and artistically!
Claude Debussy - Clair de lune and Le fille aux cheveux de Lin
Michael Christian Durrant performs two pieces by Claude Debussy arranged for classical guitar by Bridget Mermikides; beginning with the timeless Clair de Lune (Moonlight) and then the beautiful Le fille aux cheveux de lin (The Girl with the Flaxen Hair). Recorded live at Manchester Cathedral during Michael Christian Durrant's 2016 UK Tour.
Jefferson Airplane - Embryonic Journey (At the Golden Gate)
Here is my musical homage to my time in San Francisco; a musical diary entry that reflects upon a moment that will always remain special to me. This is an extended arrangement of the wonderful solo guitar piece Embryonic Journey, as performed by Jorma Kaukonen on the seminal 1967 Jefferson Airplane album Surrealistic Pillow. Recorded, directed and edited by Andrew Wong of AWSoy Productions.
Manuel de Falla - Danza del Molinero (The Miller's Dance)
Michael Christian Durrant and Samuel Moore perform the evocative Danza del Molinero (The Miller's Dance) from Manuel de Falla's ballet El Sombrero de Tres Picos (The Three-Cornered Hat)
Claude Debussy - Clair de Lune
Michael Christian Durrant performs Clair de lune by Claude Debussy. Originally written for the piano, this timeless piece has been beautifully arranged for the classical guitar here by Bridget Mermikides.
Stanley Myers - Cavatina, theme from The Deer Hunter
Michael Christian Durrant performs his own arrangement of Cavatina, theme from The Deer Hunter by Stanley Myers.
Isaac Albéniz - Asturias (Leyenda)
Michael Christian Durrant performs Asturias (Leyenda) by Isaac Albéniz.
Isaac Albéniz - Granada (Serenata)
Michael Christian Durrant performs Carlos Bonell's arrangement of Granada (Seranata) from Suite Española, Op.47 by Isaac Albéniz.
Erik Satie - Gymnopédie no. 1
Michael Christian Durrant performs Gymnopédie no. 1 by Erik Satie. Originally written for the piano, this hypnotic piece has been beautifully arranged for the classical guitar here by Bridget Mermikides.
Howard Blake - Walking in the Air from The Snowman
Classical guitarist Michael Christian Durrant performs Walking in the Air inspired by the arrangement by Simon Wynberg. This timeless piece was composed by Howard Blake for the 1982 animated film The Snowman, now one of the most successful films of all time. Recorded live at Sam McClaren's workshop in the North of England.
Heitor Villa-Lobos - Prelude no. 1 in e minor
Michael Christian Durrant performs Prelude no. 1 in E minor by Heitor Villa-Lobos.
Johann Sebastian Bach - Prelude in d minor, BWV 999
Michael Christian Durrant performs a Lute Prelude in d minor by Johann Sebastian Bach.
Mauro Giulani - Grande Ouveture, Op. 61
Michael Christian Durrant gives an inspired performance of the magnificent Grande Ouveture, Op. 61 by the great Italian guitar virtuoso Mauro Giuliani. Recorded live within the majestic Gothic splendour of Gloucester Cathedral, England.