Neeme Järvi


Over his long and highly successful career Neeme Järvi has worked with the most prestigious orchestras, including the Berlin Philharmonic, the Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Bavarian Radio Symphony, Leipzig Gewandhaus, the Czech Philharmonic, and the Vienna Symphonny, in addition to the major U.S. orchestras including the New York and Los Angeles philharmonics. He also continues regular relationships with the NHK-Tokyo, Shanghai, and Singapore symphony orchestras as well as the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO).

Mr. Järvi has held positions with orchestras across the world. He is currently artistic director of the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra and music director emeritus of both the Residentie Orchestra (The Hague) and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. He also is principal conductor emeritus of the Gothenburg Symphony and conductor laureate of the RSNO. He was artistic and music director of the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande until the summer of 2015, and ended his tenure with a European tour.

Mr. Järvi has recorded with Chandos Records for over thirty years, and recent releases include Tchaikovsky’s complete ballets with the Bergen Philharmonic; symphonies and other orchestral works by Swiss Composer Joachim Raff; and music by Massenet, Chabrier, Saint-Saëns, Atterberg, Suchon, Ibert, Xaver, and Scharwenka. Highlights of his extensive discography include critically acclaimed complete orchestral cycles of works by Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Richard Strauss, Mahler, Dvořák, Glazunov, Grieg, Sibelius, Nielsen, and Brahms. Throughout his career, he also has recorded with such labels as Deutsche Grammophon, BIS Records, and EMI.

Neeme Järvi will conduct The Orchestra Now on October 15, 2017.