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. Lisa is currently writing music for Musica Vitae and accordion, music that will be performed in November 2017. 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 was 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

Top reviews for Fiddle & Accordion Conversations

  • By Lisa Långbacka
  • March 11, 2017

LISAS’ (Lisa Rydberg and Lisa Långbacka) album Fiddle & Accordion Conversations was released at Umeå Folkmusikfestival in February 24…

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LISAS at Folk Alliance International

  • By Lisa Långbacka
  • March 11, 2017

In February 2017, LISAS (Lisa Rydberg and Lisa Långbacka) made five concert at FAI (Folk Alliance International) in Kansas…

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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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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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