Today, 28 May, is the world premiere of Greater Antiphons, the new work by Arvo Pärt for string orchestra, in Los Angeles. The composition will be performed by the famous Los Angeles Philharmonic, at whose request the work was written, and it will be conducted by Gustavo Dudamel.
The First Estonian-Finnish Music Library Seminar will be held on 26 and 27 May in Helsinki. The Arvo Pärt Centre will participate in the seminar along with the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, Estonian Theatre and Music Museum and the National Library of Estonia. The seminar will discuss various topical issues concerning the work of music archives, the presentation by Anneli Kivisiv and Kai Kutman from the Arvo Pärt Centre will focus on the challenges of building the archive of a living composer.