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Playing lute with orchestra and choirs

Published on December 22, 2013 By admin

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. […]

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

Published on October 1, 2013 By admin

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 […]

Visiting Francesco da Milano Grave

Published on October 17, 2011 By admin

Went to Milan last weekend for seeing a ballet in La Scala. We had some spare time the day after and I thought I would visit a place that would somehow be connected to the Italian classical guitar or lute tradition. I thought that although Francesco da Milano was not born in Milano but Monza, […]