Professor Owen Murray and student Iosif Purits play Piazzolla and Gordon Jacob Accordion Concertos – 5th June 2015

Owen Murray

Professor Owen Murray and one of his students at the Royal Academy of Music, Iosif Purits, along with Guitarist Chris Waddington present an evening of classical music for Accordion, Guitar and String Orchestra in the stunning surroundings of Giggleswick School Chapel on Friday June 5th 2015. Performances will include the Gordon Jacob Accordion Concerto which was rediscovered and edited by Owen Murray in 2014. The Concerto for Bandoneon and Guitar (Hommage à Liége) by  Astor Piazzolla and other works by Scarlatti, Mussorgsky and Vivaldi. An accordion concerto performance is still quite a rare event in the UK and not to be missed.

Tickets for this unique concert are free and can be reserved online at There will be a retiring collection at the end of the concert.

Further information can be obtained by e-mail

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Edward Hession – Guest accordionist at Guildford Accordion Club – 19th June 2015

Edward Hession

19th June will be a very special club night at Guildford Accordion Club at Ripley Village Hall featuring guest accordionist Eddie Hession and Friends. Eddie is one of the UK’s finest musicians – a world tour with the Three Tenors – accompanist of choice to Pavarotti – member of ZUM – currently about to start a three week tour of Scotland with the Budapest Café Orchestra. This is a free evening for everyone as it is the Chairman’s Birthday – you may bring a plate (with something on it) to share. We will provide the wine/beer toast. Tillingbourne Accordion Orchestra will also be playing for the celebrations
There are more wonderful guest artists booked later in the year. Do check the club website if you want to find out who they may be.
Next Club Night —Friday 19th June, 2015 Remember its free – bring accordions for Playalong too.