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Monday, June 11, 2012

Creator Spiritus (Harmonia Mundi)

Among the most interesting dissident composers of the late Soviet era, Arvo Pärt merged elements of minimalism with the choral traditions of Eastern Orthodoxy. He has attracted interest from the Western avant-garde, as witnessed by the artists...
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra will be on the road to the Basilica of St. Josaphat under the baton of Francesco Lecce-Chong. The concert will feature the MSO Chorus for an extravaganza of sacred music, starting with Arvo Pärt's chamber...
Monday, Nov. 15, 2010

Cantique (Sony Masterworks)

Estonian composer Arvo Prt and conductor Kristjan Jrvi were both refugees from Soviet cultural oppression. Jrvi’s father was a friend of the composer—when the two men worked together at Estonian Radio-Television in the ’60s—and Jrvi continues the family relationship by conducting a Berlin orchestra...