Carismático: Tango de Amor
152 King’s Rd, Chelsea, London SW3 4UT
Thursday 9th November
Tickets £25 available from
020 7439 4962
Enjoy a night of Tango Nuevo , passion and virtuosity with Carismático, a new ensemble led by accordionist Karen Street with special
guest tango vocalist Martin Alvarado.
Performing the compositions of Argentinian composers Astor Piazzolla, Saul Cosentino, and her own creative and nuanced compositions.
The evening will also feature the mesmerising voice of Argentina’s finest tango vocalist, Martin Alvarado. Described as ‘totally beguiling’ by BBC Radio 3 and “one of the great voices in tango today” by La 2×4 Radio, Buenos Aires, he has performed around the world to sell-out audiences and in 2013 won the Latin UK award for Concert by International Artist of the Year. This year he has completed his 38th international tour, visiting Russia, Finland, Spain, Estonia, the Aino Ackté chamber Festival in Helsinki and the Astor Piazzolla Tango Passion show at the Kremlin Palace Concert Hall. He is also headlining at the Buenos Aires Tango Festival.
Joining me in the line up are pianist Yshani Perinpanayagam (winner 10th Yamaha Birmingham Accompanist and Park Lane Group Artist) bassist Dave Mannington (founder of the Loop Collective) saxophonist Andy Tweed (member of Saxtet and teacher at Birmingham Conservatoire) Rob Millet (principle percussionist at Ballet Rambert)
Here is a new video of us performing Ultimatum by Saul Cosentino.
Our Facebook page is getting regular views.
We’re pleased to announce that we’re currently running a special Christmas offer. For a limited time only, you can get a package worth over £500 consisting of a brand new Chanson 48 bass accordion in pearl red, complete with a gig bag, straps and a tutor book, for just £399! Contact us today on 01344 873717 (Sunningdale), 01706 658283 (Rochdale) or via email at email@example.com to reserve yours!
We’re pleased to announce that we’ve just taken delivery of a large shipment of E Soprani accordions arrive in stock at both our Sunningdale and Rochdale shops. These extremely popular instruments are built by the highly respected Paolo Soprani company of Castalfidardo, Italy, and represent excellent value for money. We currently have 48, 72 and 96 bass models in stock in a wide range of colours and tunings. For further information, please phone us on 01344 873717 or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guildford Accordion Club Newsletter 18th August 2017
Tillingbourne Accordion Orchestra
TAO had a successful sunny day at Canbury Bandstand on August 13th.
There was a very appreciative audience and many familiar faces.
Thank you to everyone who came and supported the orchestra.
Bellows Across Borders
London Accordion Orchestra welcomes the world famous
Accordion State Youth Orchestra, Baden-Wurttemberg (Germany)
to give a joint concert at Diorama Arts Centre at 4:30pm on 3rd September 2017.
We are delighted to be able to bring one of the best accordion orchestras
in the world to London for this unmissable concert. The Accordion State Youth Orchestra has performed on all 5 continents
ncluding concerts in USA, Canada, Russia, China, Brazil, South Africa, Namibia,
Costa Rica, New Zealand, Fiji and India.
Touring with the orchestra are renowned American Baritone Douglas Yates
and virtuoso Bandoneonist Antje Steen. We are honoured to be able to
present their first concert in the UK at the futuristic Diorama Arts Centre in
Central London (near Warren Street Station).
Kennet Accordion Orchestra
Musical Director Nigel Pasby A.B.C.A.(TD) L.B.C.A They are going to perform a wide varied programme to suit all musical tastes.
Movie themes, Pop, Classical, you will be amazed at the sound.
Join them at Newbury Bandstand, Victoria Park RG14 1DJ Sunday 10th September 2017
Check us out on: :www.kennetaccordionorchestra.com or contact Nigel on 07595380810
Amaryllis Accordion Duo
On September 15th 2017 our next club night we look forward to welcoming
Tracey Middleton and David Garwood.
They been playing together for about 22 years, and often appear at prestigious festivals
such as Cheltenham Folk Festival and Stratford upon Avon Arts Festival.
We have also seen them here before. Their diverse repertoire covers everything from
18th century dance music to Walt Disney. This should be a night not to be missed.
The English Folk Society offers this autumn at Cecil Sharp House a term of tuition in folk music.
There is an Accordion class for beginners at 10am; and a class for improvers at noon.
Each class is limited to nine members, so early bookings are recommended.
Cecil Sharp House is a short walk from Camden Town, with a direct tube link from Waterloo.
The centre also offers classes in melodeon, whistle, fiddle, banjo, guitar and singing.
(Saturdays, dates 9th 23rd 30th September. 14th 21st October. 4th 18th November. 2nd 16th December ).
Further details from www.efdss.org
Button Accordion Workshop with Andrew Mac Namara
by IMDL (Irish Music and Dance in London)
19th Return to Camden Town Festival Button Accordion Workshop with Andrew Mac Namara
Sunday 29th October 2017 11am-1pm
London Irish Centre, 50-52 Camden Square, London NW1 9XB This workshop is for Intermediate to Advanced students. £10/£6 U18
Beginners may attend to observe the workshop for a concessionary rate of £8 More information about this and other events during the 19th Return to Camden Town Festival, see www.returntocamden.org
Our Next Clubnight
September 15th 2017
Hope to see you all then
Doors open 7pm
We are very pleased to be able to announce the launch of a brand new range of models which are designed and produced exclusively for us by the world renowned Cooperativa factory in the Italian town of Vercelli. We are proud to present the Ballo range of extended keyboard compact body instruments, which consists of the 96 bass 39 treble key “Paris”, New York” and “Roma” models. These top quality instruments complement the existing 72 bass 34 treble key “London” Ballo model which is extremely compact and has proved very popular indeed. For further information on these, or any of our accordions, please either click on the following link, http://www.theaccordionshop.co.uk/accordions/cooperativa-96-bass-39-key-ballo-compact-accordion/ phone us on 01344 873717 (Sunningdale), 01706 658283 (Rochdale), or email us at email@example.com
Details of the latest Harlow Accordion Club concert.
Our good friends at the Guildford Accordion Club are hosting a very exciting sounding concert on the 16th of June. See the attached poster for full details.
Over the late May bank holiday weekend, our opening hours at the Sunningdale store are as follows:
Saturday 27th – 10.00am – 5.00pm
Sunday 28th – 11:00am – 4:00pm
Monday 29th – 11:00am – 4:00pm
Tuesday 30th – Usual hours resume
Please note that our Rochdale store is closed until Wednesday the 31st.