The elder son of conductor Neeme Järvi, Paavo Järvi has achieved much, including appointments leading the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de Paris, and NHK Symphony Orchestra. Although a musician of broad interests and a resident of the United States for the greater part of his life, he has continued to champion the music of his native Estonia in live performances and on disc. Blessed with directing gifts that transcend mere talent, he is among the handful of younger conductors regarded as true successors to the great maestros of the past. Järvi issued a recording of Tchaikovsky's second and fourth symphonies in 2021, leading the Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra on the Alpha label.
Born in Tallinn, Estonia, he began his studies in conducting and percussion at the Tallinn School of Music. When Järvi was 17 years old, his father ... Read Full Biography