La Scena Musicale (April 2012)
Accordion Concertos ... external link
30 Apr 2012 La Scena Musicale
Review by: Norman Lebrecht
Work by Lohse: In liquid... (accordion concerto, second edition)
Cd: Accordion Concertos (SACD). Bjarke Mogensen, accordion and Danish National Chamber Orchestra conducted by Rolf Gupta. Dacapo: 6.220592
If you thought the best way to kill a dinner party is to play modern Nordic concertos on the accordion, think again. Bjarke Morgensen's set by Schmidt, Koppel, Lohse and Norgard, neither lugubrious nor autistic, fizz like an aural set of Northern Lights. Weird and scintillating stuff.