Reviewing the first Tchaikovsky album Gramophone writes “it certainly hits the emotional spot and marks an auspicious start to Järvi’s Tchaikovsky cycle.”

Paavo Järvi features as Gramophone’s cover story this November with an interview where “we talk to the unstoppable Paavo Järvi as he kickstarts a new chapter for his Tonhalle Orchestra with a recorded Tchaikovsky symphony cycle on Alpha Classics – starting with No.5.”