Kristjan Järvi

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 Tracks

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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
Einojuhani Rautavaara
Fantasia
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Fantasia
Einojuhani Rautavaara
Fantasia (Opening)
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Fantasia (Opening)
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
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
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
Nicolay Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov, Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic & Kristjan Järvi
Capriccio espagnol Op.34
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Capriccio espagnol Op.34

Capriccio espagnol Op.34

Composer
Nicolay Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov
Orchestra
Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic
Edvard Grieg
Triumphal March from "Sigurd Jorsalfar"
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Triumphal March from "Sigurd Jorsalfar"

Triumphal March from "Sigurd Jorsalfar"

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Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic
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
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
Kryzstof Penderecki, Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic & Kristjan Järvi
Adagio, from Symphony No. 3
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Adagio, from Symphony No. 3

Adagio, from Symphony No. 3

Composer
Kryzstof Penderecki
Orchestra
Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic
Wojciech Kilar
Orawa
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Orawa

Orawa

Orchestra
Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic
Ludwig van Beethoven
Overture to 'The Creatures of Prometheus, op. 43'
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Overture to 'The Creatures of Prometheus, op. 43'
Edvard Grieg
Peer Gynt - At the Wedding
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Peer Gynt - At the Wedding

Peer Gynt - At the Wedding

Orchestra
Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic
John Philip Sousa
Sandalphon
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Sandalphon
Carl Nielsen
Maskarade (Overture)
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Maskarade (Overture)

Maskarade (Overture)

Orchestra
Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic
Steve Reich
The Four Sections - iv. Full Orchestra
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The Four Sections - iv. Full Orchestra
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
John Philip Sousa
Nymphalin
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Nymphalin
John Philip Sousa
The Thunderer
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The Thunderer
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Liberty Bell
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Liberty Bell
John Philip Sousa
The Washington Post
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The Washington Post
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
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Sven Helbig
Abendglühen (Evening Glow)
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Abendglühen (Evening Glow)
Sven Helbig
Kyrie
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Kyrie
Sven Helbig
Am Abend
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Am Abend

Am Abend

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Orchestra
MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony
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John Philip Sousa
The Thunderer (March)
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The Thunderer (March)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Movements from Swan Lake Suite
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Movements from Swan Lake Suite

Movements from Swan Lake Suite

Orchestra
Gstaad Festival Orchestra
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Richard Wagner
The Ring - An Orchestral Adventure, Arr. Henk De Vlieger
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The Ring - An Orchestral Adventure, Arr. Henk De Vlieger
Sven Helbig
Bell Sound Falling Like Snow
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Bell Sound Falling Like Snow

Bell Sound Falling Like Snow

Composer
Performer
Faure Quartet, MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony
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Past BBC Events

London Jazz Festival: EFG London Jazz Festival: Stories of the Danube
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Barbican, London
2017-11-19T01:16:50
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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

19:30
Barbican, London
Proms 2012: Prom 32: Bernstein – Mass
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Royal Albert Hall
2012-08-06T01:16:50
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6
Aug
2012
Proms 2012: Prom 32: Bernstein – Mass

Proms 2012: Prom 32: Bernstein – Mass

19:00
Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2008: Prom 30
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Royal Albert Hall
2008-08-08T01:16:50
8
Aug
2008

Proms 2008: Prom 30

22:00
Royal Albert Hall

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