Pavlo, Rik Emmett and Oscar Lopez – Mediterranean Guitars in Concert

Once again I have discovered a fantastic concert with guitar music. Pavlo, Rik Emmett und Oscar Lopez – the P.R.O. guitar trio – have performed this concert on February, 21st at the L’Astral in Montréal

Three master players collaborate to form an acoustic trio of passionate, fiery guitars. Pavlo, Rik Emmett and Oscar Lopez have each forged brilliant independent careers, garnering awards both at home and internationally and winning the hearts of their respective fans.

The trio has just released the first CD  Trifecta. The Concert on Demand of the CBC is not available any more.

Pavlo, Rik Emmett, Oscar Lopez Trio

The following video introduces the newly formed trio with some interesting video clips and statements:

Two videos from a TV show with a short Interview and two pieces:

Trifecta, Pavlo, Rik Emmett & Oscar Lopez @ City TV Interview & Performance – Part 1


Trifecta, Pavlo, Rik Emmett & Oscar Lopez @ City TV Interview & Performance – Part 2

Oscar Lopez with the amazing trio Pavlo, Rik Emmett & Oscar Lopez at City TV interview n performance on January 13, 2010. Promoting Trifecta CD.

I like this music very much and have enjoyed very much listening to the complete concert. The mediterranean style reminds me sometimes to the famous trio John McLaughlin, Al DiMeola and Paco DeLucia, but the group has created an own style and some new and interesting ideas.

Playliste Pavlo, Rik & Oscar

Additional Information

Website of the trio:

Website Oscar Lopez:

Incredible, irresistible; impossible to ignore…. Powerful, Fiery Hot Guitar

Website Rik Emmett:

Awards from Best Guitarist at the ‘81 Junos to Best Smooth Jazz Guitarist in 2005, along with induction into the Canadian Rock Hall of Fame in ‘93, the Music Industry Hall of Fame in 2007 and the Junos Hall of Fame in 2008 highlight an ever-evolving career. The multi-dimensional singer/songwriter at the heart of it has nothing to prove except the dignity and maturity of his continuing commitment to great music.

Pavlo: Official Site

Enjoy the sounds of the Mediterranean. “Lord of the Strings”- Star Phoenix. “Master showman” – London Free Press. “Guitar approach flawless prestine” – RPM

Pavlo myspace site:


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