Brenda Lucas Ogdon

Pianist and Teacher

Performance of Jeux d'Eau, by Ravel


Crowdfunded charity CD of Ravel's piano music


I will be recording a CD of Ravel's piano music in early April 2020 . The object of this CD is to benefit the Charity for the Homeless "Shelter". All my royalties will go to this Charity. I am in need currently of funds to proceed with the production, and you can donate to my Charity via JustGiving or to me personally via PayPal . All donations will be most welcome. Thank you very much for your help.
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Brenda's latest recording: J.S.Bach "The Well Tempered Clavier"


Book 2, 24 Preludes and Fugues, available to pre-order now. For more information, please see the recordings section of the website. 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.