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Concerts „Arvo Pärt 80“ in Barcelona

In the end of this week, three concerts dedicated to the birthday of Arvo Pärt will take place in Basílica Santa Maria del Pi in Barcelona. On March 6, Latvian Radio Choir under the baton of Sigvards Kļava will give a concert with the program that consists of Arvo Pärt’s Triodion, Nunc dimittis, Magnificat, Da pacem Domine and Spanish composer Bernat Vivancos’s works. On March 7, the same group will perform Pärt’s Passio Domini Nostri Jesu Christi secundum Joannem and Solfeggio, as well as premieres of works by Bernat Vivancos and Pēteris Vasks. Concert of the 8th of March belongs only to the choral and organ music by Arvo Pärt, performed by Orfeó Català, chamber choir of Palau de la Música, children’s and girls’ choir of Orfeó Català. The Arvo Pärt weekend is organised by Palau de la Música, concerts will be preceded by the conference Arvo Pärt: music needed already in Wednesday, March 4, in Rehearsal Hall of the Orfeó Català.

Look also: Palau de la Música