N e w s a r c h i v e
September 19, 2020
The German composer Erik Janson has written a new work "Sliding over Ludwig van's opus 39.1+2 " for glissando flute, organ and two accordions. The planned first performance of the work is postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A new date will be announced.
November 13, 2018
The new version of "Reel Fantasies for two accordions"(1980/2018) by the Finnish composer Matti Murto will be premiered on the November 17th in Leverkusen, Germany by Heidi Luosujärvi and Petteri Waris. See the Concerts-page for more details.
August 22, 2018
David P. Graham has composed a new work "Six Gilda Melodies" for violoncello and accordion. The work is dedicated to Heidi Luosujärvi and Philip Graham and they will premiere it on the 25th of August in Annweiler, Germany. The concert will be repeated in Oberwesel on the 26th of August. See the Concerts-page for more details.
June 13, 2018
The live recording from "Akkordeonherbst 2017"-festival in Gelsenkirchen has been released. Philip Graham (violoncello) and Heidi Luosujärvi presented a duo program in their concert from which there are two tracks on the CD, including "Ritual V" for violoncello and accordion by David P. Graham. The work was written for this duo and it was premiered in 2013. The CD is available on www.akkordeonherbst.de
May 31, 2017
Composer Franz Ferdinand August Rieks has composed a new work "LiberEighteenitial" for two accordions. The young German composer was awarded with the "Wolfgang-Rihm-Stipendium", a grant by the Hoepfner-Stiftung, in 2017. The work is commissioned by the Hoepfner-Stiftung and is dedicated to Heidi Luosujärvi and Petteri Waris.
The first performance takes place on the 14th of July in Karlsruhe.
September 23, 2016
The German premiere of "...and they began to sing" by Outi Tarkiainen for solo accordion in the coming concert in Langenfeld on the 1st of October!
August 13th, 2016
The Finnish premiere of "...and they began to sing" for solo accordion by Outi Tarkiainen in the coming concert in Rovaniemi on the August 25!
March 8th, 2016
New dates for Franz Schubert's "Winterreise" with Christoph Prégardien and Ma'alot Quintet for 2017.
See the concert page!
November 7th, 2015
Composer James Ogburn was awarded the 3rd prize in American Prize in Composition, Orchestra Category with his concerto for accordion and orchestra.
If you are interested to listen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rS12qb84EnU
Premiere in June 2014
at the Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra
Claude Villaret, conductor
Heidi Luosujärvi, accordion