In autumn 2012 we premiered this piece in a cold church in Pärnu. Now, after a few months we gathered again in sunny Tartu to record this piece in a live setting. The composition was a part of Indrek’s composition studies at the Estonian Academy of Music. Performers: Leonora Palu (flute), Indrek Palu (violin), Kristo… Continue reading
This spring and summer I had concerts with a guitar-soprano-clarinet trio. I arranged a series of Canteloube’s Auvergne songs to these instruments. They are very beautiful and soon I will arrange some more and we will prepare to record those. At one concert we recorded something but guitar is a bit too far from the… Continue reading
I played a small series of chamber concerts with a very demanding program: Debussy Sonata for Harp, Viola and Flute (of course, guitar replacing the harp), Takemitsu “Toward the Sea” and Schubert’s “Arpeggione”. Here is a video from our performance at the annual festival Fiesta de la guitarra:
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… Continue reading
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… Continue reading
I was cleaning up my notes and stuff and found some 7-year old video recordings about me playing a couple of recitals:
Kristo Käo and Leonora Palu (flute) performed a couple of concerts in Warsaw (Poland) in the end of January 2011. One of the concerts took place at the State Etnographical Museum on 21st of Jan at 18:00. The program included Estonian chamber music for flute and guitar (Rene Eespere, Peeter Vähi, Kuldar Sink) as well… Continue reading
Kristo plays the Impressao de Rua by Isaias Savio in his garden.