Estonian conductor Paavo Järvi in NCH on December 7th

Haydn Symphony No. 97 in C major Hob I:97
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major Op. 15
Haydn Symphony No. 102 in B major Hob I:102


Grammy Award-winning conductor Paavo Järvi is widely recognised as one of today’s most eminent conductors, enjoying close partnerships with the finest orchestras around the world, including his long-standing relationship as Artistic Director with The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen since 2004. The brilliant pairing of conductor and orchestra, who have enthralled audiences around the world with their powerful and nuanced interpretations of classical repertoire, bring their characteristic energy, vitality, curiosity and openness to bare in their NCH debut performance.

Dubbed by his contemporaries as ‘the Shakespeare of Music’ and regarded as ‘Father of the Symphony’, Joseph Haydn wrote 106 symphonies. This concert features two of his ‘London’ Symphonies; No. 97 described as ‘boisterous and festive, filled with the celebratory sounds of trumpets and drums and Symphony No. 102, one of Haydn’s most powerful, brilliant and interesting Symphonies. The concert also features a special performance of Beethoven’s iconic and elegant Piano Concerto No. 1 with prize-winning pianist Fabian Müller who has a special affinity with Beethoven’s music coming from the city of Beethoven’s birth, Bonn, Germany.