Brenda Lucas Ogdon

Pianist and Teacher


Ravel que J'Aime

New CD released 1 October 2021

"Ravel que J'Aime"
Jeux d'eau • Sonatine • Miroirs • Valses nobles et sentimentales • À la manière de Borodine • À la manière de Chabrier • Prélude, Fugue & Rigaudon from "Le Tombeau de Couperin"

On 1 October 2021 Brenda Lucas Ogdon released a new CD of piano music by Ravel to raise funds for the housing and homelessness charity Shelter.

"Your new CD of Ravel, some of my favourite repertoire – I have listened to it with much pleasure. Congratulations on bringing it into being." (Julian Jacobson, Professor of Piano, RCM)

Read an interview with Brenda Lucas Ogdon about the new CD on The Cross-Eyed Pianist.

Read an article about the new CD in the Cambridge Independent.

The CD on the Sterling label, catalogue CDA 1855, can be bought directly from Brenda Lucas Ogdon for £12.50 + £3.50 p&p via PayPal (secure):

The CD is also available from suppliers including the following:
Presto ClassicalEuropadiscAmazon UK

Also on streaming platforms:
SpotifyApple MusicDeezerAmazon Music


Performance of Jeux d'Eau, by Ravel


Brenda's recording: J.S.Bach "The Well Tempered Clavier"


Book 2, 24 Preludes and Fugues, is available for £13.50 + £3.50 p&p via PayPal (secure):

Seven videos from the set are available to watch now on YouTube. Above, the first: "Brenda Ogdon plays Prelude and Fugue No 1 in C Major".



The Story of John Ogdon , by Brenda Lucas Ogdon and Michael Kerr, newly re-published in paperback with good reviews . This moving account tells of the early successes of this musical genius, his severe mental breakdowns and eventual recovery. RRP 9.95, available from WHSmith , Blackwell , Amazon , Word Power ... ISBN 9781845492915.

Last recital


5th December 2007 at Steinway & Sons , London, in aid of the John Ogdon Foundation and in memory of Ogdon's 70th Anniversary. Works by Bach, Chopin, Webern and John Ogdon.



a charming and distinguished pianist Times Saturday Magazine

played intelligently and lovingly Christopher Headington, Gramophone 1992

Ogdon and Lucas are an agile, sensitive and integral duo; a case of two and two making one Christopher Wood, BBC Music Magazine 1996

the improvement of my playing, technique and approach is far beyond my expectations an adult student

ISM Member of the Incorporated Society of Musicians .