Arvo Pärt: Adam's Passion

Arvo Pärt Adam's Passion
Adam's Passion

Arvo Pärt: Adam's Passion

Year of composition:
2015
Subtitle:
a production by Robert Wilson based on "Adam's Lament", "Tabula Rasa", "Miserere" and "Sequentia"
Composer:
Arvo Pärt
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Work introduction

Theatre magician Robert Wilson is paying homage to Arvo Pärt with a musical and theatre production that will be premiered in May 2015 in Tallinn. The production consists of a chamber orchestra, a choir, five solo singers, actors and a group of local drama students. For this project, Arvo Pärt has selected three major compositions from his oeuvre: the two choral works Adam’s Lament and Miserere, and the double violin concerto Tabula rasa. This is joined by Sequentia, a new work composed by Pärt especially for this production. The unique collaboration between these two great artists is an event of international importance.

Simultaneously, a television documentary is being filmed.

Next performances

27 Mar

Adam's Passion

Konzerthaus Berlin, Berlin (DE)

28 Mar

Adam's Passion

Konzerthaus Berlin, Berlin (DE)

29 Mar

Adam's Passion

Konzerthaus Berlin, Berlin (DE)

World première

Location:
Tallinn
Date:
12.05.2015
Orchestra:
Tallinn Chamber Orchestra
Conductor:
Tõnu Kaljuste

Press reviews

Wilson’s vision, uniquely married to Pärt’s luminous musical essence, is a primeval, sculptural, and slow-motion dream – an ominous dream that cannot be forgotten. (Alexandra Ivanoff, Today’s Zaman, 17.05.2015)

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