Friday, 15 October


10.00–10.15     Opening

10.15–11.30      Peter J. Schmelz (Keynote Speaker) – “Arvo Pärt and Valentin Silvestrov: Creative Parallels from Experimentation to Sensation”

11.30–12.15      Leopold Brauneiss – “Characteristics of the Compositional Process in Arvo Pärt’s Tintinnabuli Technique”

12.30–14.00     Lunch


14.00–14.45      Presentation to be confirmed

14.45–15.30      Jelena Tokun – “Arvo Pärt: The new strict style of tintinnabuli”

15.30–16.15       Toomas Siitan – “Pärt, Bach and the Bees”

16.15–17.30        Coffee break

17.30–18.30       Concert: ensemble Vox Clamantis, conductor Jaan-Eik Tulve


Saturday, 16 October


10.00–10.45      Peter C. Bouteneff – “Case Studies in Pärt’s Textual Settings: Silent and Sounded”

10.45–11.30       Andreas Waczkat – “The Sound(s) of Silence: Presence of the Unhearable in Arvo Pärt’s Silentium

11.30–12.15        Jeffers Engelhardt – “Tintinnabuli’s Materiality (or, Listening to Pärt like a Piano Technician)”

12.15–13.30       Lunch


13.30–14.15       Kevin C. Karnes – “Tintinnabuli and the Sacred: A View from the Archives, 1976–1977”

14.15–15.00       Tauri Tölpt – “The Niceno-Constantinopolitan Creed in the works of Arvo Pärt”

15.00–15.45      Nikita Andrejev – “The Theology of the Word Underlying the Creativity of Arvo Pärt”

15.45–16.15        Coffee break

16.15–17.30        Discussion

On August 7 and 8, we recommend driving to the center through Keila, as the Ironman competition taking place that weekend, will close a large part of Paldiski mnt and the road between Keila-Joa and Vääna.