As Japan prepares for Paavo Järvi’s inauguration as Chief Conductor of the NHK Symphony Orchestra, billboards across Tokyo herald his arrival and Record Geijutsu features him as “Artist of the Month” in their October cover issue.
Paavo’s first concert in Tokyo is on October 3rd when he will lead the NHK Symphony Orchestra in a performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection.”
His first recording with the orchestra of works by Richard Strauss has just been released […]
Tonight, at the Gramophone Magazine’s annual awards ceremony Editor-in-Chief, James Jolly, announced that Paavo Järvi has been voted by the public as Artist of the Year stating “One of the most sought-after conductors of today, and one of the most recorded, Paavo Järvi continues the family tradition. An interpreter of imagination who brings something fresh to everything he tackles, he is a musician well worth listening to.”
Receiving the award in London, Paavo Järvi commented ”When I […]
The governors of the Sibelius Society have elected to award the prestigious Sibelius Medal to the Estonian Paavo Järvi, Musical Director and Chief Conductor of the Orchestre de Paris.
The Sibelius Medal will be presented to Paavo Järvi in Paris by the Finnish Ambassador to France, Mr. Risto Piipponen, at the opening concert of the new season of the Orchestre de Paris on September 9th, on which occasion the orchestra will perform Sibelius Symphony no. 5, conducted by […]
Paavo Järvi and the Orchestre de Paris’ recording of works by Dutilleux has been voted “Best Contemporary Orchestral Recording (20th and 21st century) by Germany’s prestigious ECHO Klassik Awards in Germany. The programme features three works by the late Henri Dutilleux (1916 – 2013), widely considered the most important French composer of the second half of the 20th century: Sur le même accord “Nocturne for violin and orchestra”, with violinist Christian Tetzlaff, the Symphony No.1 and Métaboles. The […]
”Utopian music-making led by the Järvi family in Estonia’s magical summer town”
“A guiding principle of the Pärnu Music Festival since its inception five years ago has been to raise the game of young Estonian musicians. In the congenial atmosphere of this old-fashioned summer retreat where the likes of David Oistrakh and Shostakovich came for the nearest thing to western tolerance and understanding in the Soviet Union, conservatoire students play in an “Academy”.”
Read the full review […]
Paavo Järvi has been nominated for the highly prestigious “Artist of the Year” by the jury of the 2015 Gramophone Awards. Who will win depends on the public’s vote which opened this week and closes on July 31. The winner will be announced at the London ceremony on September 17. To vote for Paavo click here
Selected alongside 9 other outstanding musicians who have “enriched music-making the most over the past year” Gramophone wrote “Possibly the […]