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.
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