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Amor Quintet play the music of Astor Piazzolla, one of South America’s greatest composers.

Fusing Tango rhythms, Jazz harmony, improvisation and Bach counterpoint, Piazzolla composed beautiful music that is at once moving, sophisticated, visceral and much-loved.

Amor Quintet comprises of:

Nikolai Ryskov, accordion
Milton Mermikides, guitar
Anne-Marie Curran, violin
Sam Ryan, double bass
Vicky Yannoula, piano


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Nikolai studied with Valery Elysseev, Nikolai Komissarov at the Gnessin College of Music and Igor Siroyezhkin at the Russian Academy of Music in Moscow. He has also studied privately with Frederick Lips. 

He has performed as a soloist and in ensembles at the International Classical Accordion Festivals "Bayan and Bayanisti" in Moscow, he has taken part in concert tours in Switzerland, has performed at the Blackpool International Accordion Festival, the Edinburgh Music Festival, the Eastbourne Accordion Festival, the Royal National Theatre in London, Somerset House, the Arts Club, Purcell Room and the Royal Festival Hall.

Nikolai was awarded 2nd prize at the Lanciano Accordion Competition in 2009. He is the Chairman of the Windsor Accordion Club and Artistic Director of Amor Quintet, and owner of Ryskov Accordions.

Nikolai lives in London, UK, and his various musical activities always keep him very busy. He plays the Russian Accordion Bayan "Jupiter" B-system and his professional commitments include concert performances, teaching, producing, composing/arranging and music publishing.


Concert Pianist Vicky Yannoula is the Founder & Director of Akouson Classical, Trustee & Secretary of the London Chamber Music Society, and Head of Keyboard at Ardingly College. She is happy to have recently joined Amor Quintet.

For a detailed biography visit Vicky Yannoula's page on Akouson Classical

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At 23:00 on January 14, 2013, Jonathan Galton said…

I love your recordings, especially Libertango! By virtue of the fact that they were on the main page (until my more recent uploads displaced them... sorry!) they formed the backdrop to my setting up my profile. Most enjoyable stuff - I hope to see a live performance some day!

At 20:43 on December 10, 2012, Amor Quintet said…

Delighted to join Akouson Classical! Looking forward to working on our Page, exploring the site, networking and spreading the word.


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