Accordionist and Composer Nick Ariondo and Friends
Accordionist and composer Nick Ariondo performs selections to celebrate Bastille Day.
Nick Ariondo, a recipient of many awards, is internationally recognized as a concert artist and composer. His performances and compositions have raised the status of the accordion—he has promoted and presented the instrument in chamber concerts, solo recitals, and orchestra appearances. Equally proficient in musical styles ranging from the great classics to contemporary and ethnic and jazz, Ariondo has won accolades from noted composers, conductors, and musicians alike. His versatility also includes technical expertise on piano and electronic keyboards. A pioneer in his field, Ariondo continues to inspire audiences while exploring new avenues and innovative techniques through his music. He received his master of arts degree in performance and composition from California State University, Los Angeles.
Presented as part of LACMA's Sundays Live, a weekly chamber music series. Check out the full schedule of upcoming concerts.
This concert is sponsored by a generous grant from Pasadena Showcase House of Art.
Sundays Live is made possible in part by The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation, the Colburn Foundation, the Mandell Family Foundation, and the Sidney Stern Memorial Trust. Additional support is provided by the Friends of Sundays Live.