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A Serious Tempo School For A Guitarist

Published on October 7, 2013 By admin

For two days I was asked to help my friend Maria, who runs a flamenco school in Tallinn. We have been performing together for a few years but this time she asked me to participate in her special Farruca-class to accompany her students. Usually they practise with music from CDs so it was a special […]

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 […]

4 Concerts a Day, 5 Programs a Week

Published on November 29, 2011 By admin

It has been a crazy week: Sunday, 20th Nov. Opening night of a guitar festival in Tartu. New chamber music program with guitar, flute and viola (Schubert’s Arpeggione, Takemitsu’s Toward the Sea and Debussy’s Sonata for harp, flute and viola). 400 km to drive, home for night. Monday, 21th Nov. Teachers’ courses in Jõhvi, total […]

New Flamenco Program

Published on September 29, 2011 By admin

This season we have agreed to play 50-60 concerts at schools to introduce the flamenco culture. Estonian State Concert is the agency and players are: Kristo Käo (guitar, handclapping, cajon, dance, talking), Reigo Ahven (cajon, handclapping, guitar, dance, talking), Maria Rääk (dance, handclapping, teaching). Here is a short promotional video that the agency came up […]

Celebrating Birthday with the Iberia Live

Published on February 5, 2011 By admin

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. […]

Celebrating Birthday with the Dance Program Live

Published on February 5, 2011 By admin

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. […]

A serious tempo school for a guitarist

Published on November 7, 2010 By admin

For two days I was asked to help my friend Maria, who runs a flamenco school in Tallinn. We have been performing together for a few years but this time she asked me to participate in her special Farruca-class to accompany her students. Usually they practise with music from CDs so it was a special […]

Dance album live at Vana-Vigala manor house

Published on September 10, 2010 By admin

Vana-Vigala manor celebrated the 1st of September with a guitar and dance concert. They’ve just ended a massive renovation and the house looks prettier than ever. Estonia has plenty of manor houses but most of them are in a bad situation. But all of them have their own character and to play music in such […]

Iberia live at Kuressaare 05.08.2010

Published on July 15, 2010 By admin

Tickets from here, pdf poster from here: iberia

Iberia live at Haapsalu and Kuressaare

Published on June 25, 2010 By admin

Maria Rääk (choreography, castagnets, clapping, dancing), Reigo Ahven (cajon) and Kristo Käo (guitar) play a live program Iberia. It is made up of Spanish romantic music – Albeniz, Tarrega, Malats, Serrano etc. Maria has created a choreography to the music. Two live concerts: 25th of June 2010 Haapsalu Kuursaal 5th of August 2010 Kuressaare Kuursaal […]