“MYTHOS” WINS DIAPASON D’OR DE L’ANNÉE

Congratulations to Erkki-Sven Tüür, Paavo Järvi and the Estonian Festival Orchestra for winning this year’s Contemporary Music “Diapason d’or” France’s Diapason Magazine has selected the best CDs of 2020 and singled 17 of them out as the “Diapason d’or de l’année” The Estonian Festival Orchestra’s recording of works by Erkki-Sven Tüür on Alpha Classics has taken first [...]

2020-11-25T20:00:06+00:00November 25th, 2020|Upcoming Event|

Debut tour to Japan 2019

TOUR LOCATIONS April 2019 Thu 25 Concert 1: Hamamatsu Act City Concert Hall (prog 1) Fri 26 Concert 2: Harmony Hall, Fukui (prog 1) Sat 27 Concert 3: Aichi Arts Center, Nagoya (prog 1) Sun 28 Concert 4: Osaka Festival Hall (prog 2) Mon 29 Concert 5: Hiroshima Bunka [...]

2020-02-19T12:32:30+00:00May 3rd, 2019|News, Touring|

THE ESTONIAN FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA DEBUTS TO CRITICAL ACCLAIM AT BBC PROMS & ELBPHILHARMONIE

On 13 August – immediately following this year’s Pärnu Music Festival where ​“unanticipated miracles happen every summer in the quiet paradise of Estonia’s seaside capital” (thearts​desk) and ​“a tranquil bathing place is making a world career” (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung) - Paavo Järvi and the Estonian Festival Orchestra travelled to London to make history with the ensemble’s debut at the BBC Proms. The special [...]

2020-02-11T13:08:53+00:00May 3rd, 2019|News, Touring|

London and Hamburg 2018

TOUR SCHEDULE Mon 13 Concert 1: London, Royal Albert Hall (BBC Proms) Wed 15 Concert 2: Hamburg, Elbphilharmonie PROGRAMME PÄRT: Symphony No. 3 GRIEG: Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16 Interval SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 82 [...]

2020-02-20T13:16:23+00:00May 3rd, 2019|News, Touring|

Tour of Europe 2018

TOUR LOCATIONS Thu 18 Concert 1: Brussels (prog 1) Sat 20 Concert 2: Zurich (prog 2) Sun 21 Concert 3: Cologne (prog 3) Mon 22 Concert 4: Berlin (prog 2) Tue 23 Concert 5: Vienna (prog 2) Wed 24 Concert 6: Luxembourg (prog 3) [...]

2020-02-19T15:52:34+00:00May 3rd, 2019|News, Touring|

Estonian Festival Orchestra makes its debut tour in Baltics & Scandinavia

In 2011, Paavo Järvi founded the Pärnu Music Festival, set in the charming sea-side resort 90km south of Tallinn, and created the Estonian Festival Orchestra as the festival’s main resident ensemble. The hand-picked orchestra brings together the best of Estonian talent, along with leading musicians from Europe’s top orchestras which Järvi met during his conducting career. After [...]

2020-02-19T12:29:59+00:00May 3rd, 2019|News, Touring|

18 July 20:00 Pärnu Concert Hall

Join the EFO in their first concert at this year's Pärnu Festival, with cello soloist Truls Mørk. Erkki-Sven Tüür: L’ombra della croce Antonin Dvorak: Cello concerto Kristjan Järvi: Korale for 80 Carl Nielsen: Symphony No 1 Soloist Truls Mørk (cello) Buy tickets here

2019-05-23T13:52:44+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Archive, Concert, Upcoming Event|

21 July 20:00 Pärnu Concert Hall

The EFO brings the Pärnu Festival to a close where they are joined by bass singer Ain Anger. Erkki-Sven Tüür: Sow the wind Modest Mussorgski: Songs and dances of death Pjotr Tchaikovsky: Gremin’s aria Pjotr Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 2 Soloist Ain Anger (bass) Buy tickets here [...]

2019-05-23T13:51:59+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Archive, Concert, Upcoming Event|