Two solo performances from contrasting virtuosi of the diatonic accordion. A genuinely rare chance to see two extraordinarily gifted and influential European musicians in one concert.
Anne Niepold is a renowned diatonic accordionist and composer. Having started in the world of traditional music, she developed an interest in improvised music and jazz. She will be debuting material from her new album Vita Brevis.
Riccardo Tesi is an internationally acclaimed accordion player and composer, and one of the most daring and authoritative musicians on the European world music scene. He has an instantly recognisable style, drawing on ancient and modern musical languages, he has widened the vocabulary and the technique of an instrument that has long been associated with traditional music.