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February 1, New York, NY, Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, All-Arvo Pärt concert performed by the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, co-presented by the Arvo Pärt Project and Sacred Music in a Sacred Space. Tickets here.
February 9-12, Portland, Oregon, Arvo Pärt Festival by Cappella Romana, concerts, lectures by Peter Bouteneff and Alexander Lingas.
March 26, Worcester, Massachusetts, Trinity Lutheran Church, “Introduction to Arvo Pärt’s Passio“, Peter Bouteneff, Jeffers Engelhardt and Andrew Shenton.
May 1-4, New York, NY: International Conference on Arvo Pärt: Sounding the Sacred, presented by the Arvo Pärt Project and the Sacred Arts Initiative, in collaboration with the Fordham University Center for Orthodox Christian Studies
January 4, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN, and St. George Orthodox Church, Fishers, IN: “Beauty in Dark Times: The Music of Arvo Pärt,” lectures by Peter Bouteneff
February 21, Yale Institute of Sacred Music, Peter Bouteneff and Jeffers Engelhardt deliver pre-concert lecture for performance of Passio by Yale Schola Cantorum
April 3, “Arvo Pärt Day,” Tishman Auditorium, The New School, Peter Bouteneff moderates panel with Nicholas Reeves, Jonathan Schaefer, Corinna da Fonseca Wollheim.
September 18, St. Francis Xavier Church, 46 W 16 St, New York: ECM Album Release Concert by Vox Clamantis, at 6:30PM
November 19, Kanon Pokajanen, in the Temple of Dendur at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, performed by the Williamson Voices.
January 12-23: Hybrid online/on-site course at St. Vladimir’s Seminary—The Music and Faith of Arvo Pärt
April 16: Live Ideas Festival of New York Live Arts, curated events for Arvo Pärt: Journeys in Silence.
Panel discussion with Laurie Anderson. (pre-event interview with Peter Bouteneff)
April 16: publication by Peter Bouteneff of Arvo Pärt: Out of Silence (SVS Press, 2015).
June 16-18: travel to Estonia with seminary delegation to sign Concordat between St. Vladimir’s Seminary and the Arvo Pärt Centre.
September issue – cover essay in BBC Music, “Arvo Pärt: A Portrait,” by Peter Bouteneff.
SVS Press becomes US distributor for In Principio: The Word in Arvo Pärt’s Music (Arvo Pärt Centre, 2015).
May 27 John F. Kennedy Center (presented by the Estonian Embassy in Washington, DC)
May 28 Panel Discussion at George Washington University
Dr. Peter Bouteneff and Nicholas Reeves with GWU Music Faculty
3pm, School for Media and Public Affairs, George Washington University, Jack Morton Auditorium
May 29 Phillips Collection, Chamber Program
May 31 Carnegie Hall, All-Arvo Pärt Program
June 2 Metropolitan Museum of Art, Temple of Dendur, Kanon Pokajanen
June 11 Panel Discussion at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Dr. Peter Bouteneff, architect Steven Holl, neuroscientist Robert Zatorre
Tintinnabulation is an area I sometimes wander into when I am searching for answers – in my life, my music, my work. In my dark hours, I have the certain feeling that everything outside this one thing has no meaning.