Concerts

Arvo Pärt Days. ALBUMS: LAMENTATE / IN PRINCIPIO

September 4, 2015 at 7 pm — Noblessner foundry

Für Lennart in memoriam (2006)
La Sindone (2005/2015)
Lamentate (2002)
Mein Weg (1989/1995/2000)
Cecilia, vergine romana (2000/2002)
In principio (2003)
Da pacem Domine (2004/2008)

Marrit Gerretz-Traksmann (piano)
Girls’ Choir Ellerhein (Tallinn Hobby Centre Kullo)
Youth Choir of Tallinn Music High School 
Estonian National Male Choir
Estonian National Symphony Orchestra
Conductor TÕNU KALJUSTE  


Arvo Pärt. Photo Postimees/Scanpix

Arvo Pärt. Photo Postimees/Scanpix

The third concert of Arvo Pärt’s Days will be the performance of the two anniversary discs’ pieces. The 11th recording of Arvo Pärt’s music Lamentate released  ten years ago by ECM for the composer’s 70th birthday was selected the recording of the month by several music magazines including Gramophone and given positive appraisal by the press. Arvo  Pärt’s 12th album In principio celebrated 25 years since the release of the New Series first disc and the beginning of cooperation with the composer.

Both discs include works that were created or found their modified form in the first decade of the 21st century and reverbrate the composer’s creative style of this period. The recording In principio was nominated for Grammy’s best musical composition award and recognized as the recording of the month by several distinguished music magazines.