“We’re overrun with decent, historically informed Beethoven cycles, and one of the very best remains criminally undervalued in the UK. I’m referring to RCA’s recent set with Paavo Järvi and the Deutsche Kammperhilharmonie. The individual SACDs can still be found, but they’re not yet available as a cut price box. No matter – they’re essential purchases, even on separate, full price discs. Järvi never […]
Paavo Järvi and the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie’s new recording with Hilary Hahn, featuring Mozart Violin Concerto No.5 and Vieuxtemps Concerto No.4 is scheduled for worldwide release on Deutsche Grammophon on 30 March. The album is already available to order on Amazon.com where it currently features as classical music’s second most popular pre-order, two months before release.
Hilary Hahn unveiled the album on Facebook featuring the […]
Watch the complete Paris Philharmonie opening gala concert online at the ARTE WEBSITE. This Sunday (18 January) Arte will also broadcast two additional programmes: a documentary entitled “The Paris Philharmonie: a masterwork by Jean Nouvel” (16.50) followed by highlights of the opening gala concert (16.50).
Paavo Järvi and the Orchestre de Paris only had access to rehearse in the hall two days’ prior to the opening concert and Jean Nouvel controversially boycotted the event as building work both inside and out is far from complete. Yet despite all the debates, politics and on-going construction work, Paris’ new Philharmonie opened last night to huge success as the first reviews […]
The long awaited new concert hall in Paris, designed by award winning French architect Jean Nouvel, opens on 14 January with three inaugural concerts performed by the Orchestre de Paris and conducted by Paavo Järvi.
Following neither the ‘shoebox’ style (as at the Musikverein in Vienna), nor the ‘vineyard’ style (as at the Berlin Philharmonie), the Philharmonie de Paris invents a model all its […]