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PBS Great Performances, with Andrea Bocelli and David Foster

Premiere date: November 27, 2015.

Watch Lidia accompany Tenor Andrea Bocelli as he plays piano and sings “Mi Mancherai” (I’ll Miss You) from the film Il Postino. Details at

September 18, 2015

PBS special with David Foster and Andrea Bocelli: Cinema

Dolby Theatre Los Angeles, CA

January 2014- December 2016

Cirque du Soleil Tour KURIOS

Los Angeles, CA
Atlanta, GA
Boston, MA
Washington, DC
New York, NY


Cirque du Soleil Tour Alegria


  • July 25-31, 2010, Carnegie at Suntory Hall, Tokyo, Japan
    Michael Mizrahi, piano
    Gregory DeTurck, piano
    Joanna Kaczorowska, violin
    Claire Bryant, cello
    Carol McGonnell, clarinet
    Lidia Kaminska, bandoneon
  • April/May/June/ July 2010, Cirque du Soleil Tour
  • May 5, 2010, Astral at Bridget Foy's, Philadelphia, PA
    Astral Artists
    Lidia Kaminska, accordion
    Benito Meza, clarinet
    7PM, South & 2nd Street
  • April 27, 2010, Carnegie Hall presents, New York, NY
    Brighton Beach Branch, BPL, 3 PM
  • April 23-25, 2009, Owen/Cox Dance Group, Kansas City, MO
    The Lewis and Carroll Expedition
    H&R Block City Stage Theater--Union Station
  • April 16-17, 2010, Performance with Delaware Symphony, Wilmington, DE
    Classical Series
    KURT WEILL - Little Threepenny Music
  • April 11, 2010, Performance with Philadelphia Classical Symphony, Philadelphia, PA
    Rhapsody in Paris
    George Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue
    3:00 p.m. Church of the Holy Trinity, Rittenhouse Square
  • March 27, 2010, Community Music School Concert Series, Trappe, PA
    Lidia Kaminska, accordion
    Jose Franch-Ballester, clarinet

    Community Music School
    Artist Reception opens at 7:00pm
    Concert begins at 8:00pm
  • February 21, 2010, Astral Concert Series, Philadelphia, PA
    Astral Artists
    Doug OConnor, saxophone
    Saeka Matsuyama, violin
    Lidia Kaminska, accordion
    Michael Mizrahi, piano
    3pm, Trinity Center for Urban Life
    2212 Spruce Street, Philadelphia
  • October/November 2009, Cirque du Soleil Tour
    London, Canada; Greenville, SC; Augusta, GA; Hampton,VA; Worcester, MA; Montreal, QC


  • December 8, 2009, SOLO RECITAL, New York, NY
    Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center
    2:00 pm

    Works by J.S.Bach, Domenico Scarlatti, Isaac Albeniz, Aram Khachaturian, Niccolo Paganini, Sofia Gubaidulina, Vladislav Zolotarev and Felix Mendelssohn.
    For information call the box office at 212 501 3330.
    Single tickets (on sale after August 15): $15
  • July 27, 2009, Kingston Chamber Music Festival at the University of Rhode Island
    8PM - SOLD OUT
    Works by Beethoven, Vivaldi, Paganini, Scarlatti, Bach and Piazzolla
    Read the review from the concert in the PROVIDENCE JOURNAL
  • May 1, 2009, From my Latin Soul, Washington, DC
    Performance with Placido Domingo, Virginia Tola, and Lucero
    Friday, May 1, 2009 at 8:00 PM
    DAR Constitution Hall
    Tickets now on sale to the public through Ticketmaster. To purchase through Ticketmaster, click here.

    Concert and Dinner Tickets: Make it an evening by joining Mo. Domingo and guests for a Latin-themed Dinner and Dancing at the Organization of American States immediately following the concert. To purchase a performance and dinner package, call Washington National Opera Special Events at 202.295.2486.
  • April 26, 2009, SOLO RECITAL, Troy, MI
    Michigan Accordion Society
  • March 29, 2009, Ensemble ACJW, New York, NY
    Carnegie Hall Family Concert
    Zankel Hall, 1:00 PM, Tickets from $9
  • March 22, 2009, SOLO RECITAL, St. Davids, PA
    Tri-County Concert
    Emerging Artists Concert Series
    2:30 p.m.
    Eastern University's McInnis Auditorium
    Music by Bach, Scarlatti, Pushkarenko, Gubaidulina, Khachaturian, Tchaikovsky and Piazzolla
  • March 21, 2009, Latin Fiesta's Third Annual Hispanic Music Festival, Philadelphia, PA
    Hispanos. . . Many Roots . . . Many Faces. . .
    The Painted Bride
    6:00 - 7:30 PM
  • March 3, 2009, Mobtown Modern's Sequenzathon, Baltimore, MD
    6:30 PM, Contemporary Museum, 100 W Centre St.
    Mobtown Modern
    Solo performance of the Sequenza XIII for accordion (Chanson) by Luciano Berio
  • February 23-27, 2009,Festival's School Outreach, Kingston, RI
  • February 14, 2009,Performance with Symphony in C, Camden, NJ
    Surprises & Strings
    Conductor: Rossen Milanov, Music Director
    Date and Time: February 14, 2009 - 8:00pm
    With Guest Artist Lidia Kaminska, bandoneon

    Grieg: Holberg Suite
    Piazzolla: The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires
    Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings
  • January 30, 2009, Tres America Ensemble, New York, NY
    Nuevo Latino Festival
    Friday, January 30 at 8 PM
    Galapagos Art Space | 16 Main Street, Brooklyn

    Program includes music by GERMAN ROMERO, RICARDO LORENZ, MAURICO
    PAULY, SAMUEL CEDILLO and improvisations with PAUL DESENNE and

    Michael Christie, host
    Jennifer Curtis, violin and mandolin
    Joseph Brent, mandolin
    Bridget Kibbey, harp
    Paul Desenne, cello
    Margaret Dyer, viola
    Lidia Kaminska, accordion
  • January 5, 2009, Sung Trio A Florida Debut, West Palm Beach, FL
    Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
    Marshall E. Rinker, Sr. Playhouse
    7:30 PM
    Hugh Sung, Piano, Lidia Kaminska, Accordion/Bandoneon, Doug OConnor, Saxophone


  • December 7, 2008, Astral Concert Series, Philadelphia, PA
    Astral Artists
    Works by Bach, Gubaidulina, Piazzolla, Scarlatti, Pushkarenko, Sergeyeva and Meijering.
    Lidia Kaminska, accordion, bandoneon
    Jennifer Curtis, violin
    Micheal Mizrahi, piano
  • November 14, 2008, Solo Recital, New York, NY
    8:00 PM
    X International Chopin & Friends Festival
    The Consulate General of the Republic of Poland
    233 Madison Avenue
    Tickets: FREE, Suggested donation of $20.
    Reservations are required, please call: (646) 344-0094.
  • October 23, 2008, Fiesta Latina, Wilmington, DE
    12:30 PM
    First & Central Church
    1101 N. Market Street
    302- 654 - 5371 ext 18

    Ovidiu Marinescu - cello
    Lidia Kaminska - accordion
    Music by Astor Piazzolla and Paquito D'Rivera
  • October 17 & 18, 2008, Concerto with the Delaware Symphony, Wilmington, DE
    Grand Opera House
    8:00 PM
    Aconcagua Concerto for Bandoneon and Orchestra by Astor Piazzolla
  • October 10, 2008, Solo Recital, Churchville, PA
    8:00 PM
    North & Southampton Reformed Church
    1380 Bristol Road
    (215) 357-5636
  • September 20, 2008, SOLO RECITAL, Wilmington, DE
    1:00 PM
    Delaware Accordion Club
  • June 20-22, 2008, 27th Annual Polish Fest, Milwaukee, WI
  • May 16, 2008, Performance - Las Vegas Chamber Music Society, Las Vegas, NV
    Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle
    (702) 507-3863
  • May 3, 2008, Concerto with the Haddonfield Symphony, Camden, NJ
    Saturday May 3, 2008 at 8 p.m.
    The Gordon Theater at Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts, Rutgers University
    Rimsky-Korsakov: Cappriccio Espagnol
    Piazzolla: Aconcagua Concerto for Bandoneon, String Orchestra and Percussion
    A Selection of Latin Tangos
  • March 8, 2008, TANGO ON THE HILL, Kimberton Hills, PA
    Lidia Kaminska - accordion, bandoneon
    Jose Franch-Ballester - clarinet
    Christina Castelli - violin
    Pablo Zinger - piano

    Camphill Village at Kimberton Hills
    Phone: 610-935-0300
  • February 26, 2008, TANGO, Syracuse, NY
    Lidia Kaminska - accordion, bandoneon
    Andrew Russo - piano
    Stephanie March - cello
    Kevin Dorsey - bass

    W. Carroll Coyne Center for the Peforming Arts
    Tuesday, February 26 at 7:30pm


  • November 9-11, 2007, Florida Accordion Association, Orlando, FL
  • October 21, 2007, Arrastre Tango Ensemble, Philadelphia, PA
    The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
    Commonwealth Plaza Stage
    Free in the Plaza
    1:30 PM
    Arrastre Tango Ensemble, featuring Lidia Kaminska (bandoneon), Tim Ribchester (piano), Rebecca Ribchester (violin), Michael Simmons (guitar) and Douglas Mapp (double bass) will perform a selection of Astor Piazzolla's arresting Nuevo Tango compositions in their original instrumentation, and classics from the core tango repertory.
  • September 28- October 21, 2007, WORLD PREMIERE of A Night at the Old Marketplace, Philadelphia, PA
    Book and Lyrics by Glen Berger, Music by Frank London, Conceived by Alexandra Aron, Inspired by I.L. Peretz
    This Klezmer musical spins a magical tale of men who wrestle with ghosts in order to right a past wrong, in a fantastic journey to rediscover the meaning of faith. A brilliant score by Frank London best known for his Grammy award winning performances with The Klezmatics.
    1412 Chestnut Street
    Box Office: 215 569 9700
  • September 4-9, 2007, with the SCRAP Performance Group, Philadelphia, PA
    8:30PM, St. Andrew's Cathedral, 42nd & Spruce Street
    Box Office: 215.413.1318
  • July 26, 2007, Ocean Grove Summer Stars Classical Series, Ocean Grove, NJ
    7:30PM, Great Auditorium
    Featured artists:
    Lidia Kaminska - Accordion, Bandoneon
    Hugh Sung - Piano
    Brian Sacawa - Saxophone
  • June 22-24, 2007, Polish Fest, Milwaukee, WI
    Henry W. Maier Festival Park
  • June 21, 2007, Argentinian Chamber Music, New York, NY
    Performance with Latin Fiesta
    Lidia Kaminska- Bandoneon
    Taubman Seminar
    3:30PM, Lincoln Center, Rose Rehearsal Studio
  • April 5-7, Owen/Cox Dance Group, Kansas City, MO
    World Premiere of the Owen/Cox Dance Group
    Choreography -Jennifer Owen
    Music - Brad Cox
  • March 18, The Kosciuszo Foundation Gala, South Hadley, MA
    The Kosciuszko Foundation
    New England Chapter
    Featured artists: Lidia Kaminska- Accordion and Jennifer Curtis - Violin
    3PM, Pratt Hall, Mount Holyoke College
  • March 4, Chopin Concert, Philadelphia, PA
    Polish Heritage Society of Philadelphia
    812 Lombard Street
    For Details, Contact: Debbie Majka, Phone (215) 627-1391
    Featured artists: Yoonjung Han, pianist and Lidia Kaminska, classical accordionist. Tickets are $25 each and students, $15, and may be purchased at the door. A reception follows the concert.


  • December 17, Kosciuszko Foundation Concert, Radnor, PA
    Recital with violinist Saeka Matsuyama
    4:00 PM
    The Montrose Mansion at the Villanova Conference Center
    601 County Line Rd, Radnor, PA 19087
  • November 4, Milonga Nueva, Philadelphia, PA
    Performance with quartet TANTO TANGO
    9PM - 1AM
    PA Dance Conservatory
    7500 Germantown Avenue
    (215) 247 4272
    Tickets: $15
  • October 21, "Hispanos...Many Roots, Many Faces", Union, NJ
    Performance with LATIN FIESTA
    8:00 PM
    Kean College
  • September 25, Polish Center of Wisconsin, Franklin, WI
    6941 South 68th Street
    Milwaukee Accordion Club
  • September 24, 20th Aniversary of the Salon Series, Philadelphia, PA
    7:30 PM
    400 South Sydenham Street (near 15th and Pine)
    Tickets $10
  • August 24, BACH TO PIAZZOLLA, Philadelphia, PA
    Featuring accordionist Lidia Kaminska, pianist Hugh Sung, and ballet dancers Emily Waters and Elysia Lichtine
    Choreography by Jorge Laico
    Works by Bach, Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, Khachaturian, Gubaidulina, Zolotariev, and Piazzolla

    8:00 p.m.
    The Ethical Society Building
    1906 South Rittenhouse Square
    TICKETS: $9 available online at Virtuous /$10 at the door
  • August 17, Interview at Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane, Philadelphia
    Lidia will perform and be interviewed on WHYY, 91 FM.
  • August 5, Rocky Mountain Accordion Celebration, Philipsburg, MT
  • July 27, Ocean Grove Summer Stars Classical Series, Ocean Grove, NJ
    Ocean Grove Summer Stars
    RECITAL with pianist HUGH SUNG
    The Great Auditorium
    BOX OFFICE OPENS for the 2006 SEASON
    May 15th at 10:00 am
    The Highly acclaimed classical series is set in a casual seaside setting. Without a doubt these fine performances are the finale to a perfect summer evening get-away. Come early. Have dinner in one of Ocean Grove fine restaurants, stroll the quiet boardwalk and watch the sky and sea darken as night draws near. Then head through the park, past Victorian homes and inn towards the lights of the Great Auditorium. Then enjoy an unforgettable performance.
    All performances are on Thursday evenings at 7:30pm in the Great Auditorium. $12 each performance or $55 for the series of five. Tickets are available at the Great Auditorium Ticket Office or call 732-988-0645, or use our ticket order form. Visa and MasterCard accepted
  • June 24, Summer Solstice Celebration, Philadelphia, PA
    7:00 PM Commonwealth Plaza
    $12 in advance; $15 day-of
    Featuring accordionist Lidia Kaminska, Curtis Institute pianist Hugh Sung and dancers Emily Waters and Elysia Lichtine.
    Repertoire: classical to experimental, traditional to tango nuevo.

    The Kimmel Center's all day, all night musical extravaganza starts June 24 at 11am. Stay up all night and explore every corner of the Kimmel Center during 19 straight hours of entertainment.
  • June 19, Kwartet Akord Preview Concert, Kansas City, MO
    All Souls Universalist Church
    4501 Walnut
    Free Admission

    Craig Akin - Bass
    Jennifer Bryan - Violin
    Brad Cox - Piano
    Lidia Kaminska - Accordion
    Music of Bach, Corelli, Monteverdi, Bester, Piazzolla and Brad Cox.
  • May 13, Tango Festival, Philadelphia, PA
    SOLO Performance at The Mighty Milonga
    Mitten Hall, Temple University
    Saturday, May 13, 2006 -- 8:00 pm - 3:00 am
    Argentine tango music & dance performances


  • October 2009, Cirque du Soleil Alegria Tour
  • April 22, South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center, Milwaukee, WI.
    Jerome KitzkeBreath and Bone
  • March 18, Brad Cox Ensemble, Kansas City, MO.
    Performing the music of: Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Charles Mingus, Randy Newman, Kurt Weill, The Cracow Klezmer Band, Led Zeppelin and Brad Cox.


  • December 11, Music Journeys INC, Coyne Performing Arts Center, Syracuse, NY, Jerome Kitzke — Breath and Bone
  • September 24, SAY  WHAT?  The Cutting Room, New York City.
    A 3-concert exploration of music and the spoken word at the Cutting Room in New York City. Will include world premieres of new works written for Russo by Derek Bermel and Marc Mellits, plus premieres and performances of new works by Rzewski, Kitzke, ter Veldhuis, Baltakas, and Silverman.
  • August 21 & 22, From the Gutter to the Sky. The life and music of a legend, Jacques Brel. Belger Arts Center, Kansas City
  • April, Contemporary Music Festival, Wichita State University.
    Jerome Kitzke — Breath and Bone, Alone on a Hill in a Grandfather Night

Selected past performances


  • November, Strega Nona, Paul Mesner Puppets, Kansas City
  • September, New Ear, Sofia Gubaidulina — In croce
  • June, Soloist with the Concord Chamber Orchestra from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Bronislaw Kazimierz  Przybylski — Concerto Classico
  • May, Kansas City Ballet, Moving Sketches, choreographer — Jorge Laico
  • February, AHA Dance Theatre, Breath: An Improvisation
  • January, Chicago Accordion Club, duo with Beau Bledsoe


  • November, UMKC Composer’s Guild Concert Series, Julia Alford Fowler — A mothful for alto saxophone and accordion
  • November, New Ear, Chiel Meijering - No Pain, No Gain, Jacob Ter Veldhuis — Insonnia
  • October, Carlsen Center Recital Hall, duo with Beau Bledsoe, JCCC
  • June, Solo recital, Alabama, Troy,
  • June, Solo Recital, Chicago Accordion Club


  • May, Kansas City Chamber Orchestra, Kurt Weill — The Threepenny Opera
  • April, UMKC Musica Nova, Sofia Gubaidulina — De Profundis
  • March, The University of Kansas School of Fine Arts Department of Music and Dance, Music Midst Us, Kansas Symposium of New Music & SCI Region VI Conference, Lied Center, Paul Rudy — “Out of crooked Timber…”
  • February, Soloist with the North Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Alan Hovhaness — Rubayat, music director Jeannine Wagar


  • November, Solo recital, Sacred Heart Church, Columbia, Missouri
  • September 25, Soloist with the UMKC Accordion Orchestra, Paul Rudy — “…Out of Crooked Timber…”
  • July, ATG, Paul Rudy —   “Out of Crooked Timber…” commissioned piece for the UMKC Accordion Orchestra and Accordion Soloist, Lidia Kaminska
  • June, Solo Recital, Polish-American Accordion Association
  • June, Solo Recital, Chicago Accordion Club
  • March, Solo Recital, Texas Accordion Convention
  • March, UMKC Percussion Ensemble, Garth Farr — Volume Pig


  • January, Solo Recital, the Chopin Academy of Music, Warsaw


  • September, Solo Recital, Bruckner-Conservatory, Linz, Austria
  • June, Soloist with Kielce Philharmonic Orchestra, Bogdan Dowlasz  — Concerto for Accordion and Orchestra