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  • Arvo Pärt - Even if I lose everything
    Arvo Pärt - Even if I lose everything

    Original title: Arvo Pärt - isegi kui ma kõik kaotan

    2015 | Documentary, Portrey, Music Documentary | Director: Dorian Supin

    “Even if I lose everything…,“ Arvo Pärt has written in his workbook. He calls the diary his workbooks. In the course of decades, along with work at musical texts, he has filled those workbooks with his contemplations, with his moments of grief and joy, with his finds, discoveries, worries and experience – with everything that might be called the inner life of an artist.

  • Heino Eller - Quinta Essentia
    Heino Eller - Quinta Essentia

    Original title: Heino Eller. Quinta Essentia

    2013 | Documentary, Portrey, Music Documentary | Director: Dorian Supin

    The biographical documentary about the renowned composer and lecturer Heino Eller also serves as a part of cultural history of Estonia. While following the story, we experience the most dramatic and cheerful moments of his life and Estonian history.

  • Rechearsing Pärt
    Rechearsing Pärt

    2012 | Documentary, Music Documentary | Director: Dorian Supin

    A student concert of works by Arvo Pärt was held in 2011 in the Tallinn Swedish St Michael´s Church as a collaboration between the Old Town Music School in Tallinn and the Arvo Pärt Centre. This is a DVD recording of the rehearsals for the concert.

  • Dialogues. Composer Valentin Silvestrov
    Dialogues. Composer Valentin Silvestrov

    Original title: Dialoogid. Helilooja Valentin Silvestrov

    2008 | Documentary, Portrey, Music Documentary | Director: Dorian Supin

    Valentin Silvestrov is an internationally acknowledged contemporary Ukrainian composer of classical music and regarded as one of finest composers of his generation.

  • The Kings of the Time
    The Kings of the Time

    Original title: Aja meistrid

    2008 | Documentary, Portrey, Animation, Puppet | Director: Mait Laas

    Documentary with the elements of animation directed by Mait Laas about the founders of Eesti Nukufilm, film directors Elbert Tuganov and Heino Pars.

  • Arvo Pärt. 24 Preludes for a Fugue
    Arvo Pärt. 24 Preludes for a Fugue

    Original title: Arvo Pärt. 24 prelüüdi ühele fuugale

    2002 | Documentary, Portrey, Music Documentary | Director: Dorian Supin

    Dorian Supin's documentary about Arvo Pärt records the composer's life and creative activities during the two productive years together with Pärt's recollections of the past.

  • Cecilia
    Cecilia

    The original title "Cecilia"

    2001 | Documentary, Music Documentary | Director: Dorian Supin

    Arvo Pärts´s work Cecilia, Vergine Romana was commissioned by the Agency of Preparations for Holy Years in Roma, appointed by the Pope.

  • Orient Occident
    Orient Occident

    2001 | Documentary, Music Documentary | Director: Dorian Supin

    Arvo Pärt´s work Orient Occident was commissioned for the Berliner Festwochen and the premiere was on September 2000 in Berlin.

  • Your Name
    Your Name

    Original title: Sinu nimi

    2001 | Documentary, Music Documentary | Director: Dorian Supin

    Arvo Pärt´s work, "... which was the son of..." was pecially commissioned for the contcert tour of European capitals of culture in 2000.

  • Grisha
    Grisha

    Original title: Griša

    1996 | Documentary, Portrey | Director: Jüri Sillart

    Portrait documentary about Grigori Kromanov - a film and theatre director - directed by Jüri Sillart.

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