Paavo Järvi Appointed as Chief Conductor From the 2015/16 season

July 07, 2012 

The three year contract with Mr. Järvi will commence in September 2015. In addition to concerts in Japan, an international tour under its new Chief Conductor is being planned and is expected to raise the international reputation of the NHK Symphony Orchestra.

Paavo Järvi first conducted the NHK Symphony Orchestra in January 2002 in three subscription concerts including works by Bartók, Prokofiev and Sibelius. He immediately enchanted audiences with his energy and passion, as well as his sensitivity and attention to detail. His next performance with the NHK Symphony Orchestra will take place in February 2015.

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