Accordions Around the World

Wednesday, September 12, 5:30pm–7:30pm

The Lawn

12 accordionists perform music from throughout the world at weekly accordion picnics. Experience the wide range of this often overlooked and little-known instrument.
Curated by Ariana Hellerman.

Bryant Park provides picnic blankets to borrow and beer and wine are available for purchase around the Lawn.


Julie Winterbottom - Cajun Music from Louisiana
Javier Sánchez - Bandoneón: Argentine Tango
Sadys Rodrigo Espitia - Colombian Cumbia and Vallenato
Vitor Gonçalves - Brazilian Choro and Forró
Shoko Nagai - Japanese and Jewish
Papa Joe De Clemente - Italian and American Standards
Will Holshouser - Jazz and Folk
Ismail Butera - Ancient Mediterranean
Ryan O'Donnell, Joanna Mieleszko, Ulana Pryjmak, and Anna Witiuk - Ukrainian 
Maestro - Electronic Balkan
Guillermo Vaisman - Coastal Argentine Chamamé
Ellen Lindstrom “The Swedish Meatball” – Scandinavian

Part of the Accordions Around The World program.