Wednesday, May 2, 2018

ITALY/SWEDEN: Marco Lo Russo at World Accordion Day 2018 in Sweden

Marco Lo Russo ph by Marcin Brozka

Marco Lo Russo at World Accordion Day 2018 in Sweden
On May 6thWorld Accordion Day 2018 is celebrated. In Sweden, Marco Lo Russo will be protagonist, with his Made in Italy concept: exporting Italian art abroad, as has already happened in other countries (Mexico, Cuba, USA, Africa, Canada, etc.).
Marco Lo Russo, accordionist of Oscar Winner Nicola Piovani, for the soundtrack of the film Life is Beautiful by and withRoberto Benigni, is a composer and producer as well as a professor in Conservatory of Music. Among the successes of the2017/2018 season the 7 Days finalist at Eurovision Song Contest 2017, the realization of the soundtrack of the film CityZendirected by Ruggero Gabbai, broadcast on SKY TV, and the composition of the Ave Maria dedicated to Pope Francis.
The World Accordion Day 2018, on the occasion of the 180th anniversary of the instrument, was established in 2009, with the support of the Confédération Internationale des Accordéonistes (CIA) and Accordions Worldwide. The accordion was, in fact, patented in Vienna, Austria, by Cyrillius Demien on May 6, 1829. Several initiatives and concerts that wish to celebrate, promote, support the growth and popularization of the this musical instrument, including the open day in Sweden May 6th from 11.00 am byKarlssons Musik, Äskebackavägen 18, in the city of Fjärås, Hallands Län:
Marco Lo Russo, special guest, will also perform for the occasion with new Swedish accordions by Bengts brand, built since 1965, in collaboration with the prestigious Italian company Bugari Armando accordions, for which Marco Lo Russo is endorsement:
➡ Video playlist by Marco Lo Russo in accordion soloist:
➡ Concert and show projects by Marco Lo Russo:
Marco LRusso Music Center association
Sermoneta, Latina, Italy