Kristo Käo & Leonora Palu at TMW 2014 Gallery

Posted by on March 28, 2014 at 8:27 am

Yesterday we presented a mini concert at the Nokia Concert Hall. This year the Tallinn Music Week’s classical artists’ showcase was organized by Pille Lill Musicians’ Fund. Our program included three pieces by Estonian composers: Matbeth by Rene Eespere, Water Dance by Jüri Reinvere and For BBB And His Friend by Lepo Sumera. The first […]

Tallinn Music Week 2014

Posted by on March 24, 2014 at 7:35 pm

Kristo Käo (guitar) & Leonora Palu (flute) at Nokia Concert hall on 27th of March, around 21:30. This is the annual Tallinn Music Week – the biggest showcase festival in Nordic and Baltic region: Here is what we will play: R.Eespere / Matbeth J.Reinvere / Water Dance L.Sumera / For BBB and his Friend

Estonian chamber music with flute and guitar

Posted by on March 10, 2014 at 4:38 pm

Playing lute with orchestra and choirs

Posted by on December 22, 2013 at 3:37 pm

This Christmas I had a wonderful chance to be a member of a symphony orchestra. Nothing special? Well, I played the renaissance lute against orchestra, organ, piano, percussion and 3 choirs (130 singers). It was Mart Siimer’s Christmas story ‘The 4th King’. Lute was included in 8 songs (of 13), being important in 4-5 pieces. […]

Estonian chamber music for flute and guitar at Liepaja festival

Posted by on November 1, 2013 at 11:31 am

Festival Via Baltica, celebrating the remembrance of the Baltic Way, took place from August 22 to 31 in cities of Latvia – Liepāja and Kuldīga. Festival program consisted of master classes, exhibition, discussions and chamber concerts by Lavian, Lithuanian, Estonian, French, Spanish and Russian artists. On August 23, duo Leonaora Palu (flute) and Kristo Käo […]

The Dance Album program at the Corelli Music’s annual Tallinn Towers Festival

Posted by on October 1, 2013 at 11:09 am

My program “The Dance Album” is not dead yet: we performed it live in the end of August 2013. The concert took place in a very special place: Köismäe tower is one of the numerous towers that surround the medieval city of Tallinn. Corelli Music says about their festival: “Festival “Towers of Tallinn” brings together […]

Jose Lezcano Sonata for guitar and alto violin

Posted by on June 30, 2012 at 1:02 pm

After struggling with Arpeggione and Debussy we took up even more difficult piece: Sonata for guitar and viola by Jose Lezcano. First, we waited for the score for a few months and then had already concerts coming up. Did a bunch of rehearsals and finally got the hang of it. Also, the program included a […]

Playing the Carulli Concerto in A

Posted by on May 30, 2011 at 1:46 pm

Last week I had a chance to perform the A major concerto by Carulli in front of an orchestra. I don’t play often the concertos but it happens and then it’s like the first time again. This time the event called for a happy classical piece with maximum duration of 10-12 min. So I chose […]

Frankfurt Music Fair 2011 – classical guitars

Posted by on May 18, 2011 at 1:46 pm

Today is the last day of the Frankfurt fair but I just got home and can share some news already. This year my schedule was so tightly packed with meetings that I did not get out of the halls 4.0 and 3.0 and 3.1 at all. The latter is what should interest classical guitarists. Hall […]

Celebrating Birthday with the Iberia Live

Posted by on February 5, 2011 at 10:00 pm

Yesterday we performed our dance program in a very-very suitable environment. It was as if the classic black box and a good sounding chamber hall had a child. In fact, it was a theatre hall built to an old bank. High ceiling, good stage, audience sitting around the stage. It was a very special show. […]