Paavo Järvi and the Estonian Festival Orchestra celebrate thePaavo Järvi and the Estonian Festival Orchestra’s second album on Alpha Classics is dedicated to the music of Erkki-Sven Tüür and features recordings of three works recorded live in concert in Estonia between 2016 and 2019. The album is released this March to celebrate Tüür’s 60th birthday.60th Birthday of a close friend and colleague
Due to a suspected case of infection with the Coronavirus The Tonhalle-Gesellschaft Zürich cancels all concerts at the Tonhalle Maag, the Johanneskirche am Limmatplatz and GZ Affoltern with immediate effect until and including April 5, 2020.
Paavo Järvi is currently on his second European tour with the NHK Symphony Orchestra. They have already performed in Tallinn, London, Paris and Vienna and have further concerts in the coming days in Cologne, Dortmund, Amsterdam, Berlin and Brussels.
Paavo Järvi and the Berliner Philharmoniker perform Stravinsky, Abrahamsen and Berlioz. The last of three concerts at the Philharmonie Berlin will be broadcast live on January 31 at 20:00 CET (the live stream starts at 19:45).
The NHK Symphony Orchestra (based in Tokyo and headed by Chairman Yoshinori) is pleased to announce that it has extended the contractual period of Paavo Järvi’s tenure as Chief Conductor by one year to August 2022.
This November Paavo Järvi reunites with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra for performances both at home in Amsterdam and on tour in Asia. Two sold out performances in the legendary Concertgebouw concert hall with soloist Lang Lang.
The New York Times attests that the violinist Janine Jansen has “a kind of radiant modesty”, and indeed: even in moments of utmost virtuosity, her performances captivate with introspection and substance.
The Brahms interpretations of Paavo Järvi and the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen have been receiving the highest public and critical acclaim. “A Brahms revelation“ was the headline in The New Yorker, for DIE ZEIT it’s „a reference recording“ and the Hamburger Abendblatt wrote “the greatest experts on Brahms come from Bremen“.
Paavo Järvi makes his début as Chief Conductor and Music Director of the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich on 2 October
Next Wednesday, the Estonian conductor Paavo Järvi will be officially taking office as Chief Conductor and Music Director of the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich (TOZ). In his suitcase, he will be bringing sounds from the far North and an ambitious objective: “I intend to position the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich among the world’s best orchestras.
Paavo Järvi’s initial appearances with the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich were enthusiastically received and bear witness to a promising, successful partnership. The first recorded testimony of this is a CD featuring both early and late orchestral works by Olivier Messiaen, that is released by Alpha Classics to coincide with next week’s inaugural concerts.