"Milivojevic's artistry on the humble button accordion took the breath away”
Award-winning Serbian born Miloš Milivojević is one of the most exciting classical accordionists of his generation. His versatility as a musician performing different genres including classical, tango and Balkan music, has ensured he is in demand throughout the UK and abroad. Read More
Giles Woodford, The Oxford Times
"Was it the unusual combination of composers, or the even more unusual combination of instruments? Or maybe both? Either way, I wasn’t the only one to be attracted by the first concert in Iffley Music Society’s new season — the Church Hall was packed.
First up was violinist Harriet Mackenzie playing Bach’s Sonata in G major, BWV 1021. Nothing strange about that, but have you heard it accompanied by classical accordion? Milos Milivojevic made the combination sound entirely natural, his accordion sounding exactly like a chamber organ in the Andante and Adagio movements, while the interleaving pair of Allegros brought out the instrument’s more usual dance-accompaniment qualities. Meanwhile Mackenzie spun a broad and expressive violin line over the top.
Michael White, Telegraph
There comes a point as you get older and your sense of passing time contracts, when life seems to be nothing but Christmas and summer in relentless alternation. It ought to be a happy thought, but somehow isn't. And I was thinking it as I filed my summer festivals round-up for last Saturday's Telegraph travel pages.
But the real boat-pushing came with the yacht concert. The idea was for a violin and accordion duo – the brilliantly versatile Harriet Mackenzie and Milos Milivojevic who play everything from Bach to Bartok, Piazzolla tangos, Balkan tear-jerkers, you name it, with extraordinary verve – perched precariously on the back of a tug-boat while other vessels gathered alongside as their audience."