directed by Richard K. Pugsley, celebrates


the world's most performed living classical composer

World-renowned Gloriæ Dei Cantores has studied and sung Arvo Pärt's compositions in worship services and in concert over the past year. They performed his works to standing ovations in July and August, and traveled to Florence, Italy in November to sing Arvo Pärt's music in concert.

Gloriæ Dei Cantores recorded Arvo Pärt's stunning music in September 2018 and will again in May 2019 with GRAMMY award winning sound engineer, Brad Michel, for a NEW release.  

About Gloriæ Dei Cantores

“The human voice is the most perfect instrument of all” 

—Arvo Pärt  

Photo: Flickr/Woesinger 

“Music says what I need to say” 

—Arvo Pärt  

Arvo Pärt Biography

Estonian Foreign Ministry [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

“Thank you for your wonderful birthday wishes to Arvo Pärt. I can confirm he has received your letter translated into Estonian. It is very good to know that you are recording a CD with Arvo Pärt’s choral music, we appreciate it very much. Good luck with your rehearsals and recording project! Best wishes, On behalf of Arvo Pärt Center, Karin Kopra

Arvo Pärt Release Repertoire

Magnificat | Nunc dimittis | L’Abbe Agathon | Salve Regina | Peace upon you Jerusalem | The Deer’s Cry | The Woman with the Alabaster Box | Anthem of St John the Baptist | Morning Star