2021-10-16T07:00:00Z – 2021-10-16T14:30:00Z
To celebrate the composer’s 85th birthday, the Arvo Pärt Centre – the composer’s personal archive and information and music centre in Laulasmaa – and the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre are holding an international research conference dedicated to Arvo Pärt’s work and the cultural context surrounding it.
Programme, 16 October
10.00–10.45 Tauri Tölpt – The Niceno-Constantinopolitan Creed in the Works of Arvo Pärt
10.45–11.30 Nikita Andrejev – The Theology of the Word Underlying the Creativity of Arvo Pärt
11.30–12.15 Peter C. Bouteneff – Case Studies in Pärt’s Textual Settings: Silent and Sounded
13.30–14.15 Andreas Waczkat – The Sound(s) of Silence: Presence of the Unhearable in Arvo Pärt’s Silentium
14.15–15.00 Jeffers Engelhardt – Tintinnabuli’s Materiality (or, Listening to Pärt like a Piano Technician) (video presentation)
15.00–15.45 Kevin C. Karnes – Tintinnabuli and the Sacred: A View from the Archives, 1976–1977 (video presentation)
15.45–16.15 Coffee break
The conference is supported by the European Union through the European Regional Development Fund (Centre of Excellence in Estonian Studies).