Arvo Pärt
composer

Arvo Pärt

  • September 11, 1935 Paide (Estonia)

Biography

Arvo Pärt's childhood

Born in 1935 in Estonia, Arvo Pärt studied music at the Music Secondary School in Tallinn. His education was interrupted in 1954 when he underwent military service. In 1957, he became a pupil at the Tallinn Conservatoire where he studied with Heino Eller. He worked for the Estonian radio and composed film music until he acquired his diploma in 1963.

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Philippe Herreweghe conducts Monteverdi, Pärt and Messiaen

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Gidon Kremer: Finding Your Own Voice

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Arvo Pärt's Adam's Passion (World Premiere)

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Six Ballets by Jiří Kylián and Hans van Manen

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