We are happy to announce the return of Stefano Oggero from Beltrami Accordions, and now his very own company Liuteria Oggero in Stradella, will be over in the UK at the end of February 2020 and will be undertaking repairs and tuning work on accordions. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to book a visit for an assessment and estimate for any repair work.
Royal Academy of Music Bicentenary Prize sponsored by LetterOne -3rd February 2020. RAM student accordionist Qianyu Zhang competes in RAM Bicentenary Prize February 3rd 2020. Wigmore Hall.
Mingyuan Ruan Accordion Recital – St Marylebone Parish Church – Friday 17th January 2020. A classical accordion performance by the outstanding Ms Ruan is always a concert one shouldn’t miss. 3.00pm Concert. No ticket required.
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
Rob Howard publishes new accordion book. Accordion Anthology 2 – Book review. Rob Howard has released the follow-up to his Accordion Anthology of 2016 with his latest tome Accordion Anthology 2. As ever, it is packed with interesting and well-researched articles on all manner of accordion related things. ZZ Music is very happy to be able to supply a copy of Rob Howard’s latest work.
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.