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Townsville, Queensland.
29 July to 07 August 2022
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Festival Artists

Festival Artists

Accordion

James Crabb

James Crabb is supported by Gudrun Genee

Scottish-born James Crabb is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading classical accordionists, and a renowned authority and passionate advocate for the works of Piazzolla. Critics internationally praise him for his breathtaking virtuosity and versatile musicianship. He has recorded for major record labels EMI Classics and Chandos, and in 2019 gave the World Premiere of Brett Dean’s accordion concerto in Sweden, also recorded for BIS label. He was Artistic Director of Four Winds (2016-20) and curator of UKARIA 24, and is a passionate and sought-after music educator and mentor.