On shaking in the Rodrigo ‘Aranjuez’ concerto

Posted by on Aug 23, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Milos blog

It was great to meet Milos recently, who at the moment is to the classical guitar what Alison Balsom is to the trumpet (an apt comparison as they are good friends, as it turns out). I caught up with him in his London flat, where he’d just returned from his morning jog and kindly offered to share with me his breakfast of mango, poached eggs and coconut water.  This is a man of admirable focus, intense and well-spoken. I really enjoyed hearing his candid views on playing the iconic Rodrigo guitar concerto, and this is an excerpt where he describes the emotional intensity of that well-known second movement: