Paavo Järvi, an esteemed Grammy Award-winning conductor from Estonia, is widely regarded as one of the most influential figures in the world of classical music today. He collaborates closely with renowned orchestras worldwide, leaving a lasting impact on the global music scene. Järvi currently holds the position of Music Director of the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Artistic Director of Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen since 2004, and Founder and Artistic Director of the Estonian Festival Orchestra. Beginning in the 2022/23 season, he will also be appointed as Honorary Conductor of the NHK Symphony Orchestra.
During his tenure with the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Järvi continues his ambitious Bruckner cycle and successfully concludes the Mendelssohn cycle, accompanied by recording projects. From February 2024 on, he will begin a Mahler cycle with the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich which is going to be the focus of their collaboration over the next few seasons.
Every season, Järvi concludes with a series of concerts and masterclasses at the Pärnu Music Festival in Estonia, which he co-founded with his father, Neeme Järvi, in 2011. The festival's success, along with the reputation of the Estonian Festival Orchestra, has led to prestigious invitations to esteemed venues such as the Berlin Philharmonie, the Vienna Konzerthaus, the BBC Proms, and the Hamburg Elbphilharmonie. Furthermore, Järvi is highly sought-after as a guest conductor and maintains strong connections with his former orchestras around the world.
An ardent advocate for Estonian culture, Paavo Järvi received the esteemed Order of the White Star from the President of Estonia in 2013. His remarkable achievements have earned him several accolades, including a Grammy Award for his recording of Sibelius Cantatas in 2003. In 2015, he was honored as "Artist of the Year" by Gramophone (GB) and Diapason (F) and was awarded the prestigious Sibelius Medal. In 2019, he received the Opus Klassik "Conductor of the Year" award and the Rheingau Music Prize. In 2022, Järvi was bestowed with the European Culture Prize, recognizing his exceptional contributions to the field of music.
The great conductor Paavo Järvi takes the reins for a pair of enchanting pieces of Sibelius’ Kullervo and Laulu Lemminkaiselle.
Enjoy the majestic orchestra and conductor while they perform a fearless rendition of Bruckner's Symphony No. 6.
Enjoy this exceptional performance featuring our soprano in Mendelssohn's 'Lobgesang'.
Payare is joined by soprano Hannigan in a diverse program crested by a performance of Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique.
Nathalie Stutzmann transports you to a dusky, foreboding realm, where hope and light are at perpetual odd with fierce storms and undulating shadows.
Violinist Leonidas Kavakos takes center-stage for a Brahms' Violin Concerto, followed by Beethoven's 'Pastorale' Symphony conducted by Daniel Harding.
Semyon Bychkov is joined by Uzbek pianist Behzod Abduraimov in this double-bill of modern Russian classics.
Schubert's lyrical 'Unfinished' 8th Symphony leads off this charismatic concert and concludes by featuring Anton Bruckner's sacred 9th.
A rhythmic program of modern classics with Sir Simon Rattle and the Labèque Sisters.
A performance driven by a transformative energy where we explore Honegger's third as well as Brahms' fourth and final symphony.
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