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Nargenfestival: Arvo Pärt Days 2016

The Arvo Pärt Days 2016 take place from 2 to 11 September in Estonia.

The Malta International Arts Festival honours Pärt

The Maltese première of Arvo Pärt’s Greater Antiphons takes place on 14 July at the Malta International Arts Festival.

Arvo Pärt and the Los Angeles Philharmonic

The “Mozart & Pärt” festival takes place from 19 to 29 May in Los Angeles.

Eight Bridges with Schwartz and Staud

The Eight Bridges | Music for Cologne festival takes place from 30 April to 10 May 2016 and features world premières by Jay Schwartz and Johannes Maria Staud.

Songs from Childhood

'Songs from Childhood' contains a selection of Arvo Pärt's music for children and includes a CD, providing recordings of the 15 songs with new and colourful instrumental accompaniments for your enjoyment.

Songs from Childhood

Arvo Pärt’s Songs from Childhood will be presented on 21 October in Berlin.

Happy Birthday Arvo Pärt

Today, on 11 September, Arvo Pärt turns 80.

MusikSalon No. 3 is now online

This third issue of the MusikSalon is dedicated to Arvo Pärt.

Adam’s Passion by Arvo Pärt and Robert Wilson

Robert Wilson pays homage to Arvo Pärt with the musical and theatre production Adam’s Passion.

Arvo Pärt in his 80th year

To honour the composer in his 80th year of life, Universal Edition will be collecting performance dates, reviews, CD releases and more on a dedicated blog.

Arvo Pärt: composer of the month

Three festivals in January 2014 focus on the music of Arvo Pärt.

The Essential 20th Century Repertoire for Orchestra

Universal Edition would like to draw your attention to our newly released annotated catalogue, which is available for download now.

Total Immersion Arvo Pärt

This 28 April, the BBC invites us to the Barbican in London for a day-long exploration of Arvo Pärt’s life and work through music, film and discussion.

NYC Première of Pärt’s Lamentate

Arvo Pärt’s Lamentate receives its New York première at the Carnegie Hall. Dennis Russell Davies conducts the American Composers Orchestra with Maki Namekawa on piano.

Arvo Pärt receives the Ordre national de la Légion d’honneur

At a ceremony in Paris on 2 Nov, minister of culture Frédéric Mitterand awarded Arvo Pärt France’s highest honour, the Ordre national de la Légion d’honneur.

Arvo Pärt: 3 world premières

On 9 and 10 Sept Arvo Pärt's three new orchestra versions of Beatus Petronius, Statuit ei Dominus and Salve Regina will be given their world première at the MITO SettembreMusica Festival.

Arvo Pärt performs his Vater unser for Pope Benedict XVI

On 4 July Arvo Pärt performed his Vater unser (Our Father) for Pope Benedict XVI at a ceremony in the Vatican

Norwegian première of Arvo Pärt’s Adam’s Lament

The Norwegian premières of Adam’s Lament and the Stabat Mater take place on 19 April in Oslo. Tönu Kaljuste conducts the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra and the Norwegian Soloists’ Choir.

Arvo Pärt on BBC Radio 3

Arvo Pärt talks to Tom Service about his life and music.

A busy year at UE

Once again it has been a full and busy year here at UE. Here are some of the highlights from a year which saw 57 new works premièred.