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ZÜRICH’S “TRAM FOR TWO”
How does Paavo Järvi get around in Zurich? In the tram, of course. In a new video series «Tram for Two» he takes guests of the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich on a ride through the city. First up: Emmanuel Pahud
ESTONIAN PREMIERES AWARDED EMA “CLASSICAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR”
Paavo Järvi and the Estonian Festival Orchestra’s album Estonian Premieres has been named Classical Album of the Year at the 2023 Estonian Music Awards.
ALPHA CLASSICS RELEASES FIRST RECORDING OF BRUCKNER WITH TONHALLE-ORCHESTER ZÜRICH
This month Alpha Classics releases Paavo Järvi and the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich’s first recording of Bruckner, captured live in concert in January 2022, during Järvi’s third season as Music Director. Symphony No. 7 is the first of three Bruckner releases, to be followed by Symphonies Nos. 8 and 9 in the run up to the composer’s bicentenary in 2024.
ESTONIAN PREMIERES CHOSEN AS GRAMOPHONE EDITOR’S CHOICE – “FAVOURITE ALBUMS OF THE YEAR”
In Gramophone Magazine’s traditional end of year round, Paavo Järvi and the the EFO’s recording of Estonian Premieres has been chosen by Editor in Chief, James Jolly, as one of his favourite albums of the year.
“What all the works on this album share is a wonderful way of colouring with the orchestra” says James Jolly on the Gramophone podcast. “There are some absolutely gorgeous sounds … It also shows off Paavo’s orchestra. This is one of those orchestras that comes together once a year and there are players from the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich and the Berliner Philharmoniker. It’s really a super orchestra and they play gloriously …”
Listen to the full Editor’s Choice podcast here
PAAVO JÄRVI EXTENDS CONTRACT WITH TONHALLE-ORCHESTER ZÜRICH TO 2029
The Tonhalle-Gesellschaft Zürich AG has announced a five year contract extension with Music Director Paavo Järvi, who will now lead the Tonhalle Orchester-Zürich until July 2029 at home in the recently renovated, iconic Tonhalle and on tour internationally.
“I am honored and excited to continue my work with the wonderful musicians of the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich” said Paavo Järvi. “I am very committed to the orchestra and its future, and feel privileged to work with such a great team, both on stage and behind the scenes.”
HAYDN LONDON SYMPHONIES – “A NEW DYNAMIC” WITH THE DEUTSCHE KAMMERPHILHARMONIE BREMEN
Paavo Järvi and The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen reunite this week for performances and recordings of their latest project – the Haydn ‘London Symphonies’. Following performances in Bremen (25 November), Hamburg Elbphilharmonie (30 November) and Vienna Konzertahus (3 and 4 December), they head for Japan for two performances in Tokyo (8 and 9 December) and then on to South Korea for concerts in Seoul (11 and 15 December), Yongin (12 December) and Gyeonggi (13 December). Sony Red Seal releases Volume 1 in Japan to coincide with the tour and the first international CD release will follow in Spring 2023.
2023 / march