Kristjan Järvi

Conductor. Born 13 June 1972
Kristjan Järvi
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1972-06-13
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Kristjan Järvi

Kristjan Järvi Biography (Wikipedia)

Kristjan Järvi (, alternate (U.S.) spelling: Kristian Järvi) (born 13 June 1972, Tallinn) is an Estonian-born American conductor and pianist. Järvi is the younger son of Neeme Järvi, and the brother of conductor Paavo Järvi and flutist Maarika Järvi.

When Järvi was age 7, his family immigrated to the United States and settled in Rumson, New Jersey. (He became an American citizen in 1985.) He grew up in New York City. Järvi studied piano with Nina Svetlanova at the Manhattan School of Music. He later went on to study conducting at the University of Michigan under Kenneth Kiesler.

From 1998 to 2000, Järvi was Assistant Conductor to Esa-Pekka Salonen at the Los Angeles Philharmonic. He and the composer Gene Pritsker co-founded the Absolute Ensemble, based in New York City, in 1993, with Järvi as its music director. In 2007, Järvi and the Absolute Ensemble were awarded the Deutsche Bank Prize for Outstanding Artistic Achievement.

Järvi was Chief Conductor and Music Director of NorrlandsOperan from 2000 to 2004. From 2004 to 2009, Järvi was Chief Conductor and Music Director of the Tonkünstler Orchestra, Vienna. Järvi is also the current Artistic Advisor to the Kammerorchester Basel and the conductor and founder of the Baltic Sea Philharmonic (formerly Baltic Youth Philharmonic). In April 2011, Järvi was appointed the next chief conductor of the MDR Symphony Orchestra effective with the 2012-2013 season, with an initial contract of 3 years. His MDR contract was extended in 2015. In March 2017, the MDR announced that is to conclude his MDR Symphony Orchestra after the close of the 2017-2018 season.

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Kristjan Järvi Performances & Interviews


Kristjan Järvi Tracks

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Wojciech Kilar
Orawa
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Orawa

Orawa

Orchestra
Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic
Gene Pritsker
Reinventions (2nd Movement) after J S Bach
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Reinventions (2nd Movement) after J S Bach
Carl Nielsen
An Imaginary journey to the Faroes, FS 123
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An Imaginary journey to the Faroes, FS 123

An Imaginary journey to the Faroes, FS 123

Orchestra
Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic
Philip Sousa, Royal Scottish National Orchestra & Kristjan Järvi
Humoresque On Swanee
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Humoresque On Swanee
Steve Reich
Duet for two violins and string orchestra
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Duet for two violins and string orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven
The Creatures of Prometheus (Overture), Op 43
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The Creatures of Prometheus (Overture), Op 43
Richard Wagner
The Ring - An Orchestral Adventure
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The Ring - An Orchestral Adventure

The Ring - An Orchestral Adventure

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Orchestra
Baltic Sea Philharmonic
Last played on
Jean Sibelius
Ballad (Karelia suite, Op 11)
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Ballad (Karelia suite, Op 11)

Ballad (Karelia suite, Op 11)

Orchestra
Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Capriccio espagnol, Op 34
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Capriccio espagnol, Op 34

Capriccio espagnol, Op 34

Orchestra
Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic
Steve Reich
Music for ensemble and orchestra
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Music for ensemble and orchestra
Kristjan Järvi
Too Hot to Handel [after Concerti Grossi]
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Too Hot to Handel [after Concerti Grossi]
Philip Glass
Concerto No 3 for piano and orchestra
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Concerto No 3 for piano and orchestra
Charles Coleman
Bach Inspired
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Bach Inspired
Charles Coleman
Drenched
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Drenched
Wilhelm Stenhammar
Mellanspel ur Sången, Op 44
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Mellanspel ur Sången, Op 44

Mellanspel ur Sången, Op 44

Orchestra
Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic
Daniel Schnyder
toopART Reinventions Part 3
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toopART Reinventions Part 3
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Dance of the Jesters, from The Snow Maiden Op. 12
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Dance of the Jesters, from The Snow Maiden Op. 12
Arvo Pärt
Festina lente
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Festina lente
Carl Nielsen
Maskarade (Overture)
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Maskarade (Overture)

Maskarade (Overture)

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Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic
John Philip Sousa
The Thunderer
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The Thunderer
John Philip Sousa
Humoresque on 'Swanee'
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Humoresque on 'Swanee'
George Enescu
2 Romanian Rhapsodies, Op. 11: No. 1 in A Major
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2 Romanian Rhapsodies, Op. 11: No. 1 in A Major
Leonard Bernstein
First Introit (Mass)
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First Introit (Mass)

First Introit (Mass)

Singer
Barbara Achammer
Heidemaria Gruber
Randall Scarlata
Georg Drexel
Choir
Tölzer Knabenchor
Company of Music
Orchestra
Tonkunstler Orchestra
Last played on
Steve Reich
You Are (Variations): IV. Ehmor m'aht, v'ahsay harbay (Say little and do much)
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You Are (Variations): IV. Ehmor m'aht, v'ahsay harbay (Say little and do much)
Arvo Pärt
Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten
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Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten

Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten

Composer
Orchestra
Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic
Arvo Pärt
Cantique des degrés
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Cantique des degrés

Cantique des degrés

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Orchestra
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Arvo Pärt
Credo
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Credo

Credo

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Performer
Elena Kashdan
Last played on
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Waltz (Swan Lake; Act I)
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Waltz (Swan Lake; Act I)

Waltz (Swan Lake; Act I)

Orchestra
Gstaad Festival Orchestra
Last played on
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
The Snow Maiden [snegurochka] Op.12 Introduction
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The Snow Maiden [snegurochka] Op.12 Introduction
Hugo Alfvén
Finale, from The Prodigal Son
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Finale, from The Prodigal Son

Finale, from The Prodigal Son

Orchestra
Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic
George Frideric Handel
Water Music, extract from Suite
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Water Music, extract from Suite

Water Music, extract from Suite

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Orchestra
Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic
Imants Kalniņš
First Movement (Allegretto), from 'Rock Symphony' (Symphony No.4)
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First Movement (Allegretto), from 'Rock Symphony' (Symphony No.4)
Gedimas Gelgotas, Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic & Kristjan Järvi
Never Ignore the Cosmic Ocean
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Never Ignore the Cosmic Ocean

Never Ignore the Cosmic Ocean

Composer
Gedimas Gelgotas
Orchestra
Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic
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Past BBC Events

London Jazz Festival: EFG London Jazz Festival: Stories of the Danube
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Barbican, London
2017-11-19T05:22:37
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2017
London Jazz Festival: EFG London Jazz Festival: Stories of the Danube

London Jazz Festival: EFG London Jazz Festival: Stories of the Danube

Barbican, London
Proms 2012: Prom 32: Bernstein – Mass
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Royal Albert Hall
2012-08-06T05:22:37
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Aug
2012
Proms 2012: Prom 32: Bernstein – Mass

Proms 2012: Prom 32: Bernstein – Mass

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2008: Prom 30
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Royal Albert Hall
2008-08-08T05:22:37
8
Aug
2008

Proms 2008: Prom 30

Royal Albert Hall

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