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Two evenings with music of Arvo Pärt in Amsterdam Muziekgebouw

Arvo Pärt
Photo: Kaupo Kikkas

Risto Joost
Photo: Kaupo Kikkas

This week, Netherlands Chamber Choir in conjunction with Netherlands Chamber Orchestra under the baton of Risto Joost will give two concert entitled Pärt & Bach, where Arvo Pärt’s vocal and instrumental music will be performed together with music by Bach family. On March 2, the program consists of Arvo Pärt’s Orient & Occident, Te Deum and Wallfahrtslied as well as Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach’s Flute Concerto. On March 4, Pärt is represented by Fratres, Nunc dimittis and Te Deum, also Johann Sebastian Bach’s motet Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied and Contrapunctus I from Kunst der Fuge could be listened. Estonian conductor Risto Joost is the chief conductor of the Netherlands Chamber Choir in the season 2011-2012.