Tag: Arvo Pärt

  • Annunciation Program

    Annunciation Program

    Annunciation Portland Friday 17 March 2023, 7:30 P.M.The Madeleine Parish Seattle Sunday 19 March 2023, 4:00 P.M.St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church Chamber Music Based on Byzantine Chant Cappella Romana’s Annunciation program is a natural outcome of Cappella Romana’s first collaboration with virtuoso pianist and Byzantine cantor Paul Barnes. For the world premiere of the piano…

  • Alexander Lingas and Arvo Pärt!

    Alexander Lingas and Arvo Pärt!

    Many, many thanks to the gracious staff of the Arvo Pärt Centre for making a hastily arranged research trip turn out to be a visit full of human warmth, productive study, and spiritual reflection. Special thanks to Arvo and Nora Pärt, who gave selflessly of their time to enrich my understanding and experience. I leave…

  • Arvo Pärt Festival Photos

    Arvo Pärt Festival Photos

    Enjoy a look through photos from the Arvo Pärt Festival! Thanks to Ted Jack Photography for these beautiful images.

  • Mark Powell: A Passion for Pärt

    Mark Powell: A Passion for Pärt

    I was in college in 1988. At some point that year I made one of my reasonably frequent visits to the Tower Records near the Space Needle in Seattle. In the Classical Room (remember those!?) there was some amazing music playing, and I stood in silence not really knowing what I was hearing, but intuitively…

  • Behind the Arvo Pärt Festival Logo

    Behind the Arvo Pärt Festival Logo

    The logo for Cappella Romana’s Arvo Pärt Festival, which begins on Sunday, has some hidden meanings we’d like you to notice. First, the P in Pärt and the T in Festival are aligned in order to form a Staurogram, a ligature in ancient Christian manuscripts for the noun “cross” or its verb form “crucify.” The…

  • Cappella Romana presents: The Arvo Pärt Festival

    Cappella Romana presents: The Arvo Pärt Festival

    The first-ever festival in North America dedicated to the music of Estonian Orthodox composer Arvo Pärt will take place February 5 – 12, 2017 in Portland, Oregon, presented by the Northwest’s leading professional chamber choir, Cappella Romana. Arvo Pärt is the most performed living composer in the world. Full information. The Arvo Pärt Festival features…