One should be careful about every sound, word, act. About the programme of the first tintinnabuli-concert
The concert on 27 October 1976, featuring the première of seven of Arvo Pärt’s compositions with a completely new sound, with the general title Tintinnabuli, performed by the ensemble Hortus Musicus, Tallinn Chamber Choir and soloists, had a comprehensive programme booklet. It included Nora Pärt’s commentary on Arvo Pärt’s new sound, and excerpts from the composer’s musical diary.
This year the 27th October marks the 40th anniversary of the concert that introduced the word “tintinnabuli” to the audience for the first time related to Arvo Pärt’s music. The Estonia Concert Hall in Tallinn hosted the ensemble Hortus Musicus, the Tallinn Chamber Choir and soloists in a concert where the first half featured Arvo Pärt’s cycle of works. The programme included an explanation of “Tintinnabuli”.
Today, the composer Sofia Gubaidulina is celebrating her 85th birthday. Her bright and profoundly unique creations have left a lasting mark in music history. Sofia Gubaidulina has written symphonic and […]
The composer Arvo Pärt and the Arvo Pärt Centre wish to offer their heartfelt congratulations to Gidon Kremer for receiving the renowned Praemium Imperiale prize.
The photographer Tõnu Tormis gave the photographic exhibition “On Pärt” to the Arvo Pärt Centre. The exhibition consists of 30 photographs, mounted behind glass, depicting the composer Arvo Pärt from 1978 to 2005.
The Arvo Pärt Centre and composer Arvo Pärt wish to offer heartfelt congratulations to Robert Wilson, the maestro of contemporary theatre, who is celebrating his 75th birthday today.
One of the most significant and beloved composers of our time Steve Reich celebrates his 80th birthday today. Thank you for your music, Steve Reich!
A free concert held at the Arvo Pärt Centre on International Music Day. The trio of Katreen Ristmets (violin), Siluan Hirvoja (cello) and Johan-Eerik Kõlar (piano) performed works by Heino Eller and Arvo Pärt.