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Bent Sørensen (*1958, DAN): Looking on Darkness (2000)

Bent Sørensen, one of the most frequently performed contemporary Scandinavian composers, has taken the title, ‘Looking on Darkness’, from Shakespeare’s Sonnet No 27. The thematic and intellectually clearly constructed form in which the inherent emotion is centrally placed, and which characterizes the sonnet, also forms the basis of Sørensen’s composition. After a long day’s work the speaker of the sonnet… Read more →

Collective concert

13/06/2015, PESARO (ITA) Chiesa di Santa Maria Maddalena 21h Classical contemporary accordion concert with the “Italian accordion academy“: “Il Fiore delle Mille e una nota 4”. Works by Andriessen, Bach, Gismonti, Takahashi, Jacomucci, Dowland, Prokofiev, De Pablo Read more →

Interviews and articles about accordion and accordion playing

Interview with Frode Haltli Part I: Introduction to the Scandinavian culture and society Part II: From the contemporary to the traditional music and back Part III: Ellegaard and Nordheim, accordion meets Norway Part IV: A personal experience, New Scandinavian music for accordion Part V: Maja S. K. Ratkje – ‘Gagaku Variations’, Ich bin ein Japaner! Part VI: Bent Sørensen –… Read more →

Arrangements and music scores for students

Georg Friedrich Händel – Lascia ch’io pianga (aria from “Rinaldo” HWV7b) Georg Friedrich Händel – Ouverture Suite II in D from Water music HWV 349 (for two accordions) Nino Rota – Parla più piano (from “The Godfather”) Dimitri Shostakovich – Valse n.2 (from “Jazz Suite”) Luis Bacalov – Il Postino (from “The Postman”) Read more →

Collective/solo concert

20/05/2015, AMSTERDAM (NED) Splendor Amsterdam 20h30, Nieuwe Uilenburgerstraat 116 – 1011 LX Amsterdam | 020 – 845 33 45 Classical contemporary accordion concert with the “Italian accordion academy“: “Il Fiore delle Mille e una nota 4”. Works by Andrissen, Bach, Gismonti, Takahashi, Jacomucci, Dowland, Prokofiev, De Pablo     Read more →

Duo/solo concert

04/04/2015, DEINZE (BEL) Private concert With Luca Pignata and Barbara Ardenois (acc.) Classical music: transcriptions from Bach, Vivaldi, Händel, Ravel, Shostakovich; Zolotarjof, traditional Kletzmer and Schottish Read more →

Accordion Seminar

19/03/2015, GENT (BEL) De Horizon Dienstcentra, 15:00 With Barbara Ardenois, Luca Pignata History and organology of the instrument, from the baroque to the contemporary music, the figure of Mogens Ellegaard, some folk genres, the relative instruments, the production of the sound, extended tecniques. Solo/duo performance Read more →

Multiple Choice

16/12/2014, BRUXELLES (BEL) Multiple Choice (Barbara Ardenois, Luca Pignata) is selected for the final of the Supernova 2014 contest that will take place the 16th of December at the Bozar in Bruxelles. Bozar, center for fine arts, Bruxelles Read more →

Multiple Choice – concert

14/12/2014, AVELGEM (BEL) 11th accordion festival Avelgem, 15:15 Barbara Ardenois, Luca Pignata (Multiple Choice): “The Rite of the Birth” for two accordions, recorded sounds and digital synthesizer. Original music, Stravinsky, Bach, Zorn, Wallin, Sørensen. Complete program of the festival   Read more →

Accordion seminar

13/11/2014, ZWEVEGEM (BEL) With Barbara Ardenois, Luca Pignata History and organology of the instrument, from the baroque to the contemporary music, the figure of Mogens Ellegaard, some folk genres, the relative instruments, the production of the sound, extended tecniques.   Read more →

Duo concert

12/09/2014, BEERNEM (BEL) Philip Defrancq, tenor; Luca Pignata, accordion 20:00, Atelier Perignem, Beernem Atlas #1. Music by Annelies Van Parys (3 Haiku’s). In the same evening performance by Duobaan. more: movie Read more →