Arvo Pärt Festival

An exciting weekend festival packed with choral and chamber music, major works, public lectures, and more, all celebrating the music of Estonian Orthodox composer Arvo Pärt. Programs, artists, and repertoire subject to change.  Venues in Portland, Oregon.

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February 5-12, 2017

Sunday February 5
4:30pm Screening of film “Arvo Pärt: Even if I lose everything” at Whitsell Auditorium, NW Film Center. Co-presented with The Northwest Film Center as part of “Reel Music 34,” a showcase of new films exploring the intersection of sound and image, and music and culture. Schedule at nwfilm.org

Thursday February 9
7:30pm Pärt & Pärcel: Music of Arvo Pärt & the New Estonia, Third Angle New Music. Studio 2 (SOLD OUT)
9:00pm Pärt & Pärcel, Studio 2 (SOLD OUT)

Friday February 10
7:30pm Pärt & Pärcel, Studio 2 (SOLD OUT)
7:30pm Pärt Complete Organ Works, Bruce Neswick
9:00pm Pärt & Pärcel (NEW VENUE: At Trinity Episcopal Cathedral)

Saturday February 11
11:00am Public Lecture: “The Words Write My Music,” Peter Bouteneff
2:30pm Pärt Choral Works: Odes of Repentance, Cappella Romana
9:00pm Pärt: Passio, by candlelight, Cappella Romana

Sunday February 12
10:00am Pärt Missa Syllabica sung in Mass
2:00pm Pre-concert talk “Ancient Hymns & Modern Composers,” Alexander Lingas
3:00pm Pärt Te Deum, Festival Finale Concert

For single tickets, please click the concerts listed below: