New podcast: Paavo Järvi in conversation

Martin Cullingford Thu 2nd March 2017

The conductor talks Takemitsu, Strauss and music in Japan

Conductor Paavo Järvi in conversation, on our latest Podcast (Photo: Jean Christophe Uhl)

Conductor Paavo Järvi in conversation, on our latest Podcast (Photo: Jean Christophe Uhl)

Paavo Järvi is bringing his Japanese orchestra, the NHK Symphony Orchestra Tokyo, to Europe. For our latest podcast, James Jolly met up with the former Gramophone Artist of the Year to talk about the tour, their recent recording of music by Richard Strauss for Sony Classical (Don Juan and Ein Heldenleben), the music of Takemitsu and working as a guest conductor.

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Paavo Järvi and the NHK SO appear at London’s Royal Festival Hall on Monday, March 6 in a programme of Takemitsu’s Requiem for strings and Mahler’s Sixth Symphony. For ticket information visit the SouthBank Centre’s website.

You can also watch a film, recorded live in Japan, of Paavo Järvi and the NHK SO in the opening section of Richard Strauss’s Ein Heldenleben.

 

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