Star concert on Iceland, Langholtskirkju May 5th 2001
Published: 2013-12-14 05:20:15
By: Lars Ek
Hi Accordion Friends.
Would like to start by thanking you for the positive feedback we received after the release of the DVD with Nisse Lind concert at the music archive from Swedish TV-program Nygammalt. At the end of 2013 we proudly present a concert from Iceland, recorded on 5 May 2001 in Langholtskirkju, Reykjavík. The concert is collaboration between the international Frosinisociety and Hilmar Hjartarsson of Iceland.
1. Hilmar Hjartarsson, Master of ceremonies,
2. Magnus Jonsson, Sweden
3. Alexander Satsenko, Russia
4. Lars Ek, Sweden
5. Seppo Lankinen, Finland
6. Oleg Sharov, Russia
The repertoire performed in the crowded Church is classical accordion music. From Pietro Frosini Rhapsody No. 3 in A minor, the Carnival of Venice, Robins at Sunrise, The Jolly Caballero, Love Smiles, Silver Moon Waltz, Bach, Andrew Walter, Viljo Vesterinen, Lasse Pihlajamaa, Anthony Galla-Rini to Russian folk music etc. Two of the participants, Magnus Jonsson Sweden and Alexander Satsenko Russia are already the winner of the European accordion competition "FROSINI GRAND PRIX" which we carried out at the end of the twentieth century.
With this concert, we want from the www.frosinisociety.org thank you that through your active membership supported our efforts to preserve the old traditional accordion music. Please let me know if you are missing something or if you can provide other materials.
With this newsletters come a Christmas greetings from accordion players on Iceland to all accordionists worldwide.
Lars Ek International Frosinisociety Sweden and Hilmar Hjartarsson Iceland wish you all
A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year