24/06/2016

Arvo Pärt receives honorary degree from Oxford University

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On 22 June, Arvo Pärt received an honorary degree in Music from Oxford University at the annual Encaenia ceremony.

Nine distinguished figures from the fields of theology, law, economics, architecture, film, science, engineering and music received honorary degrees at the ceremony held at the Sheldonian Theatre. 

These were Arvo Pärt, economist Paul Krugman, film director Pedro Almodóvar, architect Kazuyo Sejima, philosopher and theologian Tomáš Halík, Lord Johathan Mance, a Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, neurobiologist Cornelia Bargmann, physicist Mildred Dresselhaus and Sir Jonathan Ive, Chief Design Officer of Apple Inc.

Congratulations!

Find out more on the website of the Arvo Pärt Center

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