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Toyota shi Concert hall TCHAIKOVSKY: Francesca da Rimini BRUCH: Violin Concerto No.1 with Tamaki Kawakubo TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No.2

PAAVO JÄRVI NAMED CONDUCTOR OF THE YEAR BY GERMANY’S LEADING “OPUS KLASSIK” AWARDS

Paavo Järvi has been named Conductor of the Year by Germany’s leading classical music awards, Opus Klassik, for his recording of the complete Sibelius Symphonies with the Orchestre de Paris. The award ceremony, which takes place at the Berlin Konzerthaus on Sunday 13 October, will be broadcast nationally on ZDF and promoted on the leading streaming service for classical music, Idagio. On announcing the award Opus Klassik stated ‘As the son of a famous conductor, Paavo Järvi has achieved world-wide success. He is one of the most sought-after orchestral conductors of our time. This autumn, he looks forward to his first season as Chief Conductor of the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, while continuing to direct the NHK Symphony Orchestra in Tokyo, as well as The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen.’ Recorded live in concert over a period of four years, the Sibelius cycle was a central project during Paavo Järvi’s tenure as Music Director (2010-2016) of the Orchestre de Paris and the first full Sibelius cycle to be performed and recorded in France. For his role in promoting Sibelius’ music to a wider public, the Sibelius Academy awarded Paavo Järvi the prestigious Sibelius Medal in 2015 commenting: ‘Paavo Järvi has promoted the music of Sibelius […]

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Orchard Hall BEETHOVEN: Fidelio Adrianne Pieczonka, Leonore Michael Schade, Florestan Franz-Josef Selig, Rocco Wolfgang Koch, Don Pizarro New National Theatre Chorus