Festival Pass

Would you like to join the whole festival? This festival pass provides access to all festival concerts, so that you call fully enjoy this NordAccordion experience!



Opening Concert

lips rantanen stalheim

Thursday 8 August, 8:00 pm – Ole Bull Akademiet, Osasalen
Friedrich Lips, Matti Rantanen, Jostein Stalheim

This years NordAccordion kick starts with this very exclusive concert with the three legendary accordionists: Freidrich Lips (Russia), Matti Rantanen (Finland) and Jostein Stalheim (Norway)


”Time of Life” - release concert

Mette Rasmussen & Geir Draugsvoll

Friday 9 August, 8:00 pm –  Voss church
Geir Draugsvoll and Mette Rasmussen

Welcome to this concert filled with passion! This duo consisting of Geir Draugsvoll, (accordion) and Mette Rasmussen (piano) have been playing concerts all around the world in countries such as Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, France and China. Often with the well-known and loved composer Astor Piazzolla on their concert programme. The Tango Nuevo’s passionate and sensitive melodies have become the duo’s trademark, and colours every corner of their music. They are now releasing the CD ”Time of Life” on Naxos with arrangements of some of the composer’s most popular tangos.


Opera pub

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Saturday 10 August, 9:00 pm – Tre Brør
Aleksander Nohr (baritone), Sigrid Vetleseter Bøe (soprano), Ida Løvli Hidle (accordion)

What can possibly be better than spending the Saturday evening at Voss’ ”hyggelige” café and bar, listening to the opera world’s most beautiful arias, accompanied by accordion and a cold beverage? At the opera pub the setting is intimate, and the audience are seated close to the performers in an informal atmosphere. 


A National Romantic Feast

Panorama Stalheim

Sunday 11 August, 12:00 – Stalheim Hotel
Geir Draugsvoll and Hanzhi Wang
Entrance: Free

Stunning. Spectacular. Beautiful. These are some of the reactions from the audience after this lunch concert last year, at Stalheim Hotel with Geir Draugsvoll and Hanzhi Wang. This year we repeat the success!

The two world-class musicians are playing their most romantic repertoire that will take us to all the corners of the world. You will be able to enjoy the music while watching the stunning view of Nærøydalen with some refreshing beverage! 

Free entry!


Student Concert

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Sunday  11 August, 3:00 pm – Bakka Church
Students from the course
Entrance: Free

At this concert the students from the summer course will show some of their program. Come to beautiful Bakka Church and listen these talented students!

It will be a varied concert on a very high level in stunning surroundings!

Free entry!




Sunday 11 August, 9:00 pm –  Voss kulturhus, Kultursalen

Formed in 2011, Skadedyr is a twelve piece orchestra based in Oslo, uniting young and creative musicians from the Norwegian jazz, improve- and experimental rock/ pop scene. 


Lunch concert

Monday 12. August, 12:00 – Voss Sparebank

Like last year we are proud and happy to present Voss Sparebank as our close supporter. And we are looking forward to be back for this lunch concert in their great premises.

Here you will listen a very exclusive concert with some of the festival musicians. Hazhi Wang is a rising star stars at the international accordion sky, playing concerts all over the world. Together with the talentet NordAccordion student, Karla Sorčić, they will present some of the accordions finest repertoar.


Closing Concert

avslutning 2018 nordaccordion

Tuesday 13 August, 7.00 pm – Ole Bull Akademiet
Students from the course

It’s the time for our great summer camp students to shine. Come and listen to what these young and talented students have been working on all week. We can promise a varied concert on a very high level.



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Jostein Stalheim i Osasalen


Aleksander Nohr (baryton), Sigrid Vetleseter Bøe (sopran), Ida Løvli Hidle (akkordeon) på Tre Brør Bar

Nasjonalromantisk fest

Hanzhi Wang på Stalheim


Konsert med Skadedyr i Voss Kulturhus

Lunsjkonsert i Voss Sparebank

Hanzhi Wang


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