El Tango for Solo Accordion and Orchestra

I’m thrilled to announce that my composition El Tango for Solo Accordion and Orchestra has been commissioned by the prestigious Premio Internazional Fisarmonica Castelfidardo (PIF Castelfidardo). It will be the compulsory work in the final round of the competition.

The piece will be performed by the renowned Orquestra Filarmonica della Calabria, conducted by Alfredo Luigi Cornacchia, with the solo part played by the finalists of the competition.

You can find all the materials of El Tango as well as a brief introductory video at the website of the competition: PIF Castelfidardo


Finnish Accordion Concertos on Alba Records

The recent CD release by Alba Records presents a collection of Finnish Accordion Concertos, including my concerto “Shape-Shifter” for accordion and string orchestra.

Performed by the Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra under the direction of conductor Tomas Djupsjöbacka, and featuring soloist Petteri Waris on accordion, “Shape-Shifter” is joined by works from composers Minna Leinonen and Aulis Sallinen. You can order the cd here:

BellowsArt releases The Well-tempered Clavier

On Nov 23, 2023 the record label BellowsArt released the complete recording of The Well-Tempered Clavier by Susanne Kujala. It is the first complete recording on the classical accordion. Her instrument is tuned to Bradley Lehman’s tuning, which he has deciphered from the ornament drawn by Bach himself on the title page of the first edition of The Well-Tempered Clavier I. You can buy the recordings on