Welcome to Lisa Långbacka

Lisa Eriksson Långbacka, free bass accordeon, is a Swedish musician appreciated for her personal ways of improvising and arranging traditional music in the moment. She composes for various projects and performs regularly with artists from genres such as folk music, jazz, classical music, tango, pop, opera and theatre. In 2015, Lisa was playing in Cabaret at The Royal Theatre in Copenhagen and touring with Sofie Livebrant around the North Sea in a filmed project that will be broadcasted in Swedish Television in 2016. In 2014, Lisa was nominated Årets Dragspelare (The Accordionist of the Year) and made a tour with Swedish singer Tomas Ledin and Höga Kusten Kapellet who won a Swedish Grammy for the album Höga Kusten. Lisa plays accordion in Cullberg Ballet’s performance 11th Floor by Edouard Lock, music by Gavin Bryars. She has studied at the School of Music and Drama in Gothenburg and at the Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm.

Latest news

Projekt: Mamma på Folkteatern i Gävle

  • By Lisa Långbacka
  • April 18, 2016

Lisa Eriksson Långbacka composes the music for Alexandra Zetterberg’s performance Projekt: Mamma, premier on April 23rd at Folkteatern in…

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Lisa i På Spåret

  • By Lisa Långbacka
  • February 25, 2016

Lisa Långbacka gästade tillsammans med Jenny Wilson Augustifamiljen i säsongsfinalen av På Spåret på SVT den 12 february 2016….

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Sofie Livebrant collaborations

  • By Lisa Långbacka
  • January 31, 2016

Lighthouse Tour During the summer 2015, Lisa has been touring on Lighthouses around the North Sea with Sofie Livebrant…

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Calendar and upcoming shows

Projects and collaborations


Music from the borderlines

Långbacka-Rydberg: Lisas

Two unique voices

Långbacka & von Wachenfeldt

The playful and unexpectable

Maria Schneider & Norrbotten Big Band

Praised Scandinavian Tour
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