Arvo Pärt (b. 1935), Estonian composer of classical and sacred music // Photo by Kaupo Kikkas

Arvo Pärt (b. 1935), Estonian composer of classical and sacred music // Photo by Kaupo Kikkas

Maestro Arvo Pärt after a long, long applause at the Carnegie Hall concert in New York last night. Photo by Eleri Ever.

Maestro Arvo Pärt after a long, long applause at the Carnegie Hall concert in New York last night. Photo by Eleri Ever.

Three Generations: Arvo Pärt, Philip Glass, and Steve Reich - Thursday, April 6, 2017 | 7:30 PM | Carnegie Hall Mobile

Three Generations: Arvo Pärt, Philip Glass, and Steve Reich - Thursday, April 6, 2017 | 7:30 PM | Carnegie Hall Mobile

"Tranquillity, sadness and selfless love emanate from the sounds of that music. It consoles and gives strength."

"Tranquillity, sadness and selfless love emanate from the sounds of that music. It consoles and gives strength."

Arvo Pärt is famously media-averse. So how did Günter Atteln make a film about the composer, and what did he learn about him?

My year with Arvo Part - he is a man of courage, humility and authenticity

Arvo Pärt is famously media-averse. So how did Günter Atteln make a film about the composer, and what did he learn about him?

Estonia to build a heritage centre for composer Arvo Pärt - Estonian World

Estonia to build a heritage centre for composer Arvo Pärt - Estonian World

Arvo Pärt Centre, Jensen & Skodvin Architects – BETA

Arvo Pärt Centre, Jensen & Skodvin Architects – BETA

Arvo Pärt  is an Estonian composer of classical and sacred music. His music is in part inspired by Gregorian chant. As of 2013, Pärt had been the most performed contemporary composer in the world for three years in a row. Estonia

Arvo Pärt is an Estonian composer of classical and sacred music. His music is in part inspired by Gregorian chant. As of 2013, Pärt had been the most performed contemporary composer in the world for three years in a row. Estonia

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