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‘… a hurricane of imaginative invention.’

The Times

Miloš Milivojević accordion

Following his studies in Serbia, award-winning accordionist Miloš was awarded a full scholarship from the Royal Academy of Music where he became the first accordionist ever to win the RAM Club Prize open to all instrumentalists and was the winner of the prestigious Derek Butler London Prize at the Wigmore Hall.

Miloš has premiered many works and appeared with the London Mozart Players, Russian Virtuosi, London Sinfonietta, Filharmonika Orchestra, Chroma Ensemble and the Chorus of Opera North. In 2021 he performed the Piazzolla Double Concerto with guitarist Craig Ogden and the Orchestra of the Swan and in 2022 he performed the Jonathan Dove Accordion Concerto ‘Northern Lights’ with St Paul’s Sinfonia, London. In 2023 he was selected to work with the London Symphony Orchestra for their Jerwood Composer + Showcase.

Miloš has performed at many venues and festivals across the UK and around the world.  In addition to his work as a chamber and solo artist, Miloš regularly works with leading opera companies including Opera North and Opera Holland Park. In 2017, he performed Brett Dean’s new opera of Shakespeare’s great tragedy, Hamlet, with Glyndebourne Opera’s touring production and in 2022, Miloš performed in Graeae Theatre and the BBC Concert Orchestra’s production of Errollyn Wallen’s ground-breaking opera ‘The Paradis Files’ which was recorded for BBC Radio 3.

In October 2022, Miloš appeared with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra for Classic FM Live at the Royal Albert Hall, which was also broadcast on Classic FM and in December 2022 he joined composer/songwriter Danny Elfman and special guests in the BBC Concert Orchestra performance of Tim Burton’s Disney classic film ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’, a live cine-concert production presented to a packed Wembley Arena. He is a member of the London Tango Quintet, Kosmos Ensemble, Classical Kicks Ensemble, AccordDuo and the Balkan group Paprika and regularly performs with guitarist Craig Ogden and violinists David Juritz and Lizzie Ball. Live broadcasts include BBC Radio, Classic FM, ABC and the Serbian national radio and television networks and he has given accordion masterclasses in Serbia, Portugal and Scotland. His playing is featured on the award-winning Bollywood movie ‘Barfi’ and he has performed tango live in front of millions on the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing TV programme.

Miloš was awarded an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music ARAM for his contribution to music and he was recently appointed as an external examiner for the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. He is an official artist and exclusively performs on Pigini Accordions.

Miloš’s debut solo CD “Accord for Life” is available on the Nimbus label.

Who we are

The London Tango Quintet is a unique group of five internationally acclaimed musicians performing tango music at the highest level. Music by the legendary Argentinian composer Astor Piazzolla is interspersed with stunning instrumental solos. The result is an energetic, inspiring and thoroughly enjoyable concert of relaxed virtuosity.