The Classical Accordion and its Repertoire – Paolo Picchio – Translated by Romano Viazzani – After 13 years the book has finally been published! The story of how the book nearly didn’t happen.
London Tango CD – The Romano Viazzani Ensemble – Now available and also downloadable on Spotify, iTunes and other platforms. The London Tango album has been released but the launch concert was postponed until further notice due to Covid19
London Tango CD Launch – The Romano Viazzani Ensemble – The Pheasantry 15th March 2020 – The Romano Viazzani Ensemble have chosen The Pheasantry to be their first in a series of concerts launching their new album London Tango which takes Argentine Tango and adds a London twist. Romano Viazzani relaunched his new ensemble at The Pheasantry, almost exactly two years ago to the day, so where better to launch their much-anticipated new album.
For ladies only – Jacqueline Curzon and Friends Concert – Sunday December 15th 2019 – Charity Concert in aid of Royal Free Charities – Fiorina and Oncology, Jacqueline Curzon on piano, with Debbie Diamond on violin and Romano Viazzani on accordion. Henrietta Barnett School, London NW11 7BN
Joanna Strand and Friends Christmas Show – Saturday 21st December 2019 – The Pheasantry – With John Bailey on the piano, Jason Reeve on drums, Alec Dankworth on double bass and Romano Viazzani on accordion and special guest vocalists Rebecca Cooper and Lily Mansfield. Doors 19.00 Show starts 20.30
Carmen in 40 Minutes – Royal Opera House – Linbury Theatre Foyer – 17th November 2019 – ROH Late: Friday 5th July 2019, Linbury Theatre Foyer – at 18:35 – 19:15 and again at 19:55 – 20:35 This ROH Late event will feature two performances of a shortened version of Carmen arranged for piano, accordion and violin, telling the story of how Carmen and Don José fall in love and end up in a state of despair. The arrangement includes the famous Habanera, Flower Song and heart-breaking finale.
Carmen – in 40 minutes! Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Linbury Theatre Foyer -13.00 5th July 2019 -Tenor – Alexander James Edwards,Mezzo-soprano- Marie Elliott, Violin – Philippa Mo, Accordion – Romano Viazzani, Piano – Kelvin Lim –