Selected concerts, festivals and activities 2011-2016

Geir Draugsvoll, classical accordion


  • CD-Recording of Sofia Gubaidulina’s “Fachwerk” with Trondheim Symphony Orchestra, Øyvind Gimse, Conductor
  • 3 concerts as soloist with London Symphony Orchestra, Valery Gergiev, Conductor
  • Premiere of Magnar Åm’s accordion concerto “Tropic of Cancer”
  • Spanish Premiere of “Fachwerk” with Trondheim Soloists


  • “Fachwerk” at Stars of the White Night Festival, Sankt Petersburg, Mariinsky Orchestra, Valery Gergiev, Conductor
  • 2 concerts as soloist with The Netherlands Symphony Orchestra in “Tropic of Cancer”
  • Appointed Professor at the Royal Danish Academy of Music, Denmark


  • 2 concerts as soloist with Münchener Philharmoniker, Valery Gergiev, Conductor
  • Guest Professor as mentor for PhD-studies at the academies in Vilnius (2013-2016) and Sarajevo (2013-2015)
  • Concert as soloist with The Norwegian Chamber Orchestra
  • Swiss Premiere of “Fachwerk” in Le Chaux du Fond”, Alexander Mayer, Conductor


  • Asian premiere of “Fachwerk” in Tianjin, China
  • 9 concerts at Risør Chamber Music Festival
  • Artistic director at the Gubaidulina-festival at RDAM in Copenhagen. Danish Premiere of “Fachwerk” with RDAM-orchestra, Rolf Gupta, Conductor
  • 2 concerts as soloist with Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Joana Carneiro, Conductor


  • US Premiere of “Fachwerk” with Berkeley Symphony, Joana Carneiro, Conductor
  • Soloist with Stockholm Philharmonic
  • TV concert as soloist med Lithuanian Philharmonic i Anatolijus Sendervas “Ad Astra”, Modestas Pitrénas, Conductor
  • TV concert som solist med Klaipeda Chamber Orchestra in “Fachwerk”, Andres Mustonen, Conductor


  • Soloist with Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Firenze in Salvatore Sciarrino’s “Il Giornale della Necropoli”, Alexander Mayer, Conductor
  • Premiere of Magnar Åm’s 2. Concerto for accordion; “Ein pust - til elden - i oss”
  • Granted the Artistic Research Project; “Collaborative Spaces” from the Danish Ministry of Culture in the period 2016-2018.
  • Estonian Premiere of “Fachwerk” in the occasion of Sofia Gubaidulina’s 85th anniversary concert in Tallinn, Estonia National
  • Symphony Orchestra, Andres Mustonen, Conductor
  • Recording of Thuridur Jonsdottir (Is) accordion concerto; “Installation around a Heart” with Caput-Ensemble.

Geir Draugsvoll’s academic activities 2011-2016;

  • Geir Draugsvoll’s academic activities 2011-2016;
  • Professor at the Royal Danish Academy of Music, Copenhagen
  • Guest Professor at LMTA in Vilnius 2013-2016
  • Guest Professor at the Academy of Music, Sarajevo, 2013-2015
  • Member of the international panel for accreditation process of the academy of Music, Pula, Kroatia
  • "Collaborative Spaces"; Artistic Research Project granted by the Danish Ministry of Culture 2016-2018
  • Masterclasses a.o. at the following academies;

Norges Musikkhøyskole, Oslo
Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing
Tianjin Conservatory of Music, Kina
Chopin Academy of Music, Warszawa
Santa Cecilia Conservatory of Music, Roma
Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, Vilnius
Essen Folkwang Hochschule, Germany
Strasbourg Conservatory of Music, France

  • Jury in international competitions in; Spain, Italy, Poland, Lithuania and Russia