Estonian Festival Orchestra

Berwaldhallen Stockholm SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No.1 ERKKI-SVEN TÜÜR: Concerto for Accordion “Prophecy” with Ksenija Sidorova SIBELIUS: Symphony No.2


Paavo Järvi and the Estonian Festival Orchestra’s concert at the Baltic Sea Festival in Stockholm tonight will be broadcast live on Swedish Radio and filmed as a live stream on the orchestra’s new facebook. Join Paavo and the EFO live in Stockholm for their last concert of their very first tour. Shostakovich: Symphony No.1 Tüür: Accordion Concerto ‘Prophecy’ with Ksenija Sidorova Sibelius: Symphony No.2 WATCH IT HERE: Facebook    


The Estonian Festival Orchestra, created by Paavo Järvi in 2011 for the Pärnu Music Festival, has just embarked on its maiden voyage, a Nordic tour including the closing concert of the Turku Music Festival, as well as concerts at the Tivoli Summer Classical Festival in Copenhagen and The Baltic Sea Festival in Stockholm. Read more at the orchestra’s new website


“What is so enchantingly charming and magical about this time forgotten place? The concentration of the musicians who gather around Paavo Järvi is the one thing. And the absolute absence of any pretention” Die Welt “The world-famous Järvi conducting dynasty, hand-crafted musicians, a modern concert hall and the historical buildings are Pärnu’s ingredients for the musical event in the so-called “summer capital of Estonia” … Musicians from all over Europe came to Pärnu to become part of a summer festival of the generations. Many of them are Estonians who work abroad. Others have been infected by their enthusiasm. And the Estonian music scene is concentrated for two weeks in the small coastal town, where the Järvi family opens a window into an ideal music world” Deutschlandfunk kultur “Paavo Järvi calls, and everyone comes. The best musicians from Estonia, the Baltics and international orchestras such as Bremen, Paris, Frankfurt and Cincinnati. Now the Estonian Festival Orchestra was performing for the first time outside its musical home in Pärnu — The orchestra was in the magical Latvian seaside resort of Jürmala, located on the Riga Sea, about 12 km from the Latvian capital. Ursula Magnes reports on a touching, Baltic August evening. […]

Estonian Festival Orchestra

Dzintari Concert Hall, Jurmala SHOSTAKOVICH: String Quartet No.8 (Chamber Symphony) ERKKI-SVEN TÜÜR: Concerto for Accordion “Prophecy” with Ksenija Sidorova SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No.1

Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie

Royal Albert Hall, London ERKKI-SVEN TÜÜR: Flamma MOZART: Sinfonia Concertante with Vilde Frang (violin) and Lawrence Power (viola) BRAHMS: Symphony No.2 BEETHOVEN: Symphony No.1