Watch Paavo Järvi and the Concertgebouw Orchestra live in concert from Amsterdam next Friday. On the programme is Mozart Piano Concerto No.24 with soloist Víkingur Ólafsson and Schumann Symphony No.3 “Rhenish”.
Watch Paavo Järvi and the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich’s performance of Mendelssohn Symphony No.3 recorded on 19 March at Tonhalle Maag. Mendelssohn is the featured composer of Paavo Järvi’s second season in Zürich and will be the follow up recording project to their currently Tchaikovsky cycle.
On 9 April, Alpha Classics releases the second CD in Paavo Järvi and the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich’s complete Tchaikovsky cycle. Symphonies Nos 2 & 4 were performed and recorded at Tonhalle Maag at the start of Järvi’s first season as Chief Conductor, before corona virus brought the music to a grounding halt.
The planned livestream of Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream this Friday, March 26, 2021 has sadly had to be cancelled. A person close to the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich has tested positive for Covid-19. There are no further positive cases among the musicians, Paavo Järvi and the management team. However, due to quarantine measures, the orchestra cannot continue this week’s rehearsals and recordings.
After weeks of hiatus, Paavo Järvi and the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich are back together for visual and audio recordings of the Mendelssohn cycle planned for this season. The culmination of this creative phase will be Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, which will be broadcast live on 26th March in the IDAGIO Global Concert Hall.
Paavo Järvi joins forces with the Berlin Philharmonic this week for a concert which will be streamed live on the orchestra’s Digital Concert Hall platform on Saturday 6 March at 19.00 CET.
Featured on the programme are Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No.5 with soloist Igor Levit and Prokofiev’s Symphony No.6.
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Paavo Järvi and the Frankfurt Radio Symphony’s recording of Franz Schmidt’s Complete Symphonies has been nominated in the Orchestral category of the 2021 BBC Music Magazine Awards. Voting is now open until 18 March and the winners will be announced in April. Visit the BBC Music Magazine website to place your vote. » Continue reading
The Tonhalle Orchester Zurich is back on stage. Earlier this week, the musicians were reunited with Paavo Järvi for the first time since October » Continue reading
Paavo Järvi and the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich’s new recording of Tchaikovsky has been awarded with the Diapason D’Or Arte in this January’s issue. Christophe Huss writes (excerpt): “a powerful emotional experience where everything is experienced, embodied: a whirlwind that carries you away, inexorable and thrilling … Finding a recording of such relevance, accuracy, premeditation and exemplary orchestral performance has become very rare.”