Arvo Pärt: Symphony No3Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra

22 min

Available until 20/09/2024

Born in Estonia in 1935, Arvo Pärt composed his Symphony No. 3 while in the throes of a creative crisis. To free himself from what he saw as the impetuous Western avant-garde while also escaping Soviet regime censorship, he turned to the music of the Middle Ages and immersed himself in Gregorian chant and pre-Renaissance vocal polyphony.

Music director

Duncan Ward


Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra


  • France

  • Finland



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