Bad Kissingen, Regentenbau, Max-Littmann-Saal, 20:00 Lobgesang Paavo Järvi, Christina Landshamer, Bianca Andrew, Patrick Grahl, WDR Rundfunkchor
Lübeck, Musik- und Kongresshalle, 20:00 Works by Schumann Paavo Järvi, Steven Isserlis
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»Paavo Järvi and The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen are currently the most successful combination of conductor and orchestra.«
Sachio Moroishi, Disk Selektion, Japan
A very special relationship
Paavo Järvi and The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen are united by the language of music and a desire to continually develop and improve. The Grammy Award-winning Estonian-American conductor has been the Artistic Director of The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen since 2004, during which time this brilliant combination of conductor and orchestra has captivated audiences with its powerful yet nuanced interpretations of classical compositions. Paavo Järvi’s passion for detail and meticulous analysis of musical works and their composers is reflected in the orchestra’s distinctive approach, creating a collaborative relationship that is characterized by energy and vitality.
With Paavo Järvi, one of the most sought-after conductors of his generation, The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen has recorded works by Igor Stravinsky and Richard Strauss, among others, achieving its greatest success to date with the works of Ludwig van Beethoven. The recordings of Beethoven’s nine symphonies – for which Paavo Järvi received the 2010 ECHO Klassik Conductor of the Year award – and the orchestra’s live performances of the complete Beethoven symphony cycle in Yokohama, Lanaudière, Paris, Strasbourg, Warsaw, Bonn and Salzburg have received the highest public and critical acclaim.
»The Kammerphilharmonie has me for as long as it wants me.«
His Schumann Project with The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen was as successful as the Beethoven Project. Immediately after its release in November 2011, the first CD of the Schumann cycle with Paavo Järvi was named ›CD of the Week‹ by NDR Kultur. »Once again, Bremen’s dream team under Järvi has done a magnificent job. In Schumann as well, The Kammerphilharmonie cannot be beat.« The French music magazine Diapason confers its Diapason D’Or on The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen’s recording of Symphony No. 4 by Robert Schumann.
Together with The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen Paavo Järvi is now working on the Brahms Cycle.
Paavo Järvi was destined to love music. He was born in Tallinn in 1962, the elder son of the esteemed Estonian conductor Neeme Järvi. He studied conducting and percussion in Estonia before moving to the United States in 1980, where he continued his studies at the Curtis Institute of Music and at the Los Angeles Philharmonic Institute with Leonard Bernstein.
In 1995 he returned to Europe to assume the first major post in his conducting career – Principal Conductor of the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. Other key positions were with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra. In addition to his role as Artistic Director of The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Paavo Järvi is currently the Music Director of the Orchestre de Paris and Chief conductor of NHK Symphony Orchestra. Artistic Advisor to the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra. He is also Artistic Adviser to the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra and Järvi Summer Festival in Pärnu.
Paavo Järvi has been awarded ›Artist of the Year‹ by the French magazine Diapason. This was the second major award in 2015 for Paavo Järvi who was also honoured with the same title in September by Gramophone Magazine in London.
Now available, Johannes Brahms’ Symphony No. 2 Special Edition CD
»Triumphant«, an »epiphany«, »magnificent« – with its fresh interpretations of Brahms, the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen is causing great waves of enthusiasm all over the world. Enjoy your very own »Magical Moment« in the comfort of your own home and discover how vibrant the Hanseatic Master can sound today!
The Second Symphony, the Tragic Overture and the Academic Festival Overture by Johannes Brahms in the elegantly designed Bremen special edition CD.