On 10 May, the Prime Minister of Estonia Taavi Rõivas and Mrs. Luisa Värk visited the Arvo Pärt Centre, along with Paavo Nõgene, chancellor at Ministry of Culture.
At the end of March, the Arvo Pärt Centre welcomed a visit by Doug Maskew, the BBC sound engineer, who lives and works in Scotland and has collected information about Arvo Pärt’s music for more than thirty years.
Arvo Pärt Centre appreciates the attention given to our good collaboration partner, attorneys at law Borenius, who were recognized by the Estonian Minister of Culture, Urve Tiidus, for their contribution in supporting culture.
38 architects and representatives from the 20 selected architectural offices participating in the Kellasalu design competition visited the Arvo Pärt Centre and its surroundings on the 18 March 2014. The […]
In connection with the upcoming composer’s concert series in the USA at the end of May, the Arvo Pärt Centre was visited on 14 March by Dr. Peter C. Bouteneff and Dr. Nicholas Reeves from St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary.
On 4 March an extraordinary event – the first meeting of Mikhail Khodorkovsky and Arvo Pärt – took place in Zürich.
The participants for the second stage of the competition for designing a building for the Arvo Pärt Centre have been selected
The first stage of the design contest for the Arvo Pärt Centre has finished. 71 applications from around the world were received by the deadline, and 20 participants shall continue in the second stage.
During his visit to Vienna for the performance of Symphony No. 4 at the Musikverein on January 31, conducted by Dennis Russell Davies, Arvo and Nora Pärt also paid a visit to the Arnold Schönberg Centre.
In 2014, Arvo Pärt was in focus at Mozart Week between January 24 and February 2. His music was performed at six concerts, and the world premiere of “Swan Song” was presented by the Vienna Philharmonic.
Two interesting reviews representing oppositional viewpoints have been published about „The Cambridge Company to Arvo Pärt” – the collection of articles edited by Andrew Shenton.