Events 2016

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.

Events 2015

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).

Events 2014

May 27 John F. Kennedy Center (presented by the Estonian Embassy in Washington, DC)

Pre-Event Publicity

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

Pre-Event Publicity

May 29 Phillips Collection, Chamber Program

Pre-Event Publicity

May 31 Carnegie Hall, All-Arvo Pärt Program

Pre-Event Publicity  | Post-Event News | Reviews 

June 2 Metropolitan Museum of Art, Temple of Dendur, Kanon Pokajanen

Pre-Event Publicity | Post-Event News | Livestream

June 11 Panel Discussion at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dr. Peter Bouteneff, architect Steven Holl, neuroscientist Robert Zatorre

Pre-Event Publicity | Post-Event News | YouTube

Photos 2014


Gallery of photos from the rehearsal and evening’s Carnegie Hall performance by ©Eleri


Gallery of photos from the post-concert Carnegie Hall reception by ©Eleri