About Paavo Järvi
Paavo Järvi is an Estonian conductor. He began his career as conductor – together with Andrew Davis – as the director of the Kungliga Filharmoniska Orkestern in Stockholm from 1995 to 1998. After that, he was among other things chief conductor of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra from 2001 to 2011, chief conductor of the former hr-Symphony Orchestra in Frankfurt am Main from 2006 to 2013 and in season 2010/2011, chief conductor of the Orchester de Paris. At the end of May 2017, he was named chief conductor and artist director of the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich for the 2019/2020 season.
In collaboration with the Hessischer Rundfunk, he has initiated the Music Discovery Project, which annually hosts a concert in which the symphony orchestra of the Hessischer Rundfunk plays together with DJs and other pop artists.