Estonian Grammy Award-winning conductor Paavo Järvi is widely recognised as the musicians’ musician, enjoying close partnerships with the finest orchestras around the world. He serves as Chief Conductor of the Tonhalle Orchester-Zürich and the NHK Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo, as the long-standing Artistic Director of The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen and of the Estonian Festival Orchestra, which he founded in 2011. He is also Conductor Laureate of the Frankfurt Radio Symphony, Music Director Laureate of Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Artistic Advisor of the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra.
In September 2021 Paavo Järvi and the Tonhalle Orchester-Zürich celebrate their first season in the newly refurbished Grosse Tonhalle with a special concert featuring Mahler Symphony No.3. In his third season as Music Director of the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Paavo Järvi focuses on Bruckner and begins recording the composer’s symphonies as well as works by John Adams. This autumn Alpha Classics releases the complete box set of Tchaikovsky Symphonies, completing the cycle which was their first major recording project together in Zürich.