DIAPASON D’Or “ARTISTE DE L’ANNÉE”

France’s leading music magazine – Diapason – has chosen Paavo Järvi as “Artist of the Year” at their annual awards ceremony which took place in Paris last night, just two months after the Estonian conductor was also named “Artist of the Year” by Gramophone Magazine in London. On learning of the award, he commented “To be honoured by one magazine as their chosen Artist of […]

DER ELEGANTE DIRIGENT

In his ongoing series “Auktakt” on the Süddeutsche Zeitung website, Harald Eggebrecht pays tribute to Paavo Järvi as “one of the most interesting conductors of our time.” “Paavo Järvi weiß, wie man sich den Musikern elegant und leichtfüßig mitteilt. Er ist einer der interessantesten Dirigenten unserer Zeit.” See the video here

Philharmonia Orchestra

Royal Festival Hall HAYDN: Symphony No.100, (‘Military’) NIELSEN: Concerto for Flute, D.F. 119, with Samuel Coles NIELSEN: Symphony No.5, Op.50

Orchestre de Paris

Palais des Beaux-Arts de Bruxelles PÄRT: Silhouette SAINT-SAËNS: Concerto for Cello No.1 in A minor, Op.33, with Sol Gabetta BERLIOZ: Symphonie fantastique, Op.14

Orchestre de Paris

Die Alte Oper Frankfurt BERLIOZ: Le Corsaire, Overture SAINT-SAËNS: Concerto for Cello No.1 in A minor, Op.33, with Sol Gabetta BERLIOZ: Symphonie fantastique, Op.14

Orchestre de Paris

Gasteig, München BERLIOZ: Le Corsaire, Overture SAINT-SAËNS: Concerto for Cello No.1 in A minor, Op.33, with Sol Gabetta BERLIOZ: Symphonie fantastique, Op.14