On International Children’s Day, June 1 at 1 PM, TIKS Record and Arvo Pärt Center will present the newly released “Songs from Childhood” on vinyl. The album features a selection of Arvo Pärt’s children’s songs written between 1956 and 1970, mainly for theatre plays and cartoons.
Songs from the album will be performed by the Radio Children’s Song Studio conducted by Kadri Hunt and the instrumental ensemble consisting of Kadri Toomoja (piano), Triin Ruubel (violin), Triinu Piirsalu (violin), Johanna Vahermägi (viola) and Paul-Gunnar Loorand (cello).
Kristina Kõrver from the Arvo Pärt Center, conductor Kadri Hunt and Peeter Ehala from the TIKS rekords will talk about Arvo Pärt’s children’s songs and the birth story of the album.
At 12-13 and 14-16, a special program of puppet films with Arvo Pärt’s music can also be viewed in the centre’s film room.
Puppet film “Atomic”, directed by Elbert Tuganov (1970)
Puppet film “Atomic and the Dumb”, directed by Elbert Tuganov (1970)
Puppet film “Little Scooter”, directed by Heino Pars (1962)
Puppet film “Cinematographer in the Mushroom Country”, directed by Heino Pars (1964)
Puppet film “Operator Kõps in a berry forest”, director Heino Pars (1965)
Puppet film “Summer Games of Insects”, directed by Heino Pars (1971)
NB! Admission to the center is free for all children up to the age of 16 and their parents.