Pärnu Muusikafestival 2023 / Pärnu Muusikafestivali lõppkontsert I dirigent Paavo Järvi, Eesti Festivaliorkester
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Thursday, 20 July 2023 20:00, Pärnu Concert Hall
Pärnu Music Festival final concert I
Conductor Paavo Järvi
François Leleux (oboe)
Arvo Pärt (1935) – Collage über B-A-C-H (1964)
Richard Strauss (1864–1949) – Concerto for Oboe in D major (1945)
I Allegro moderato
III Vivace – Allegro
Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840–1893) – Symphony No. 1 in G minor Op. 13 “Winter Daydreams” (1866/1874)
I Allegro tranquillo
II Adagio cantabile ma non tanto
III Scherzo. Allegro scherzando giocoso
IV Finale. Andante lugubre – Allegro moderato – Allegro maestoso
“Every year, world-famous soloists have surprised Pärnu’s audiences, and they’ll do it again this summer. Although the programme is traditionally revealed in Spring, we are delighted to already announce the first arrivals to the Pärnu Music Festival,” says Kristjan Hallik, the festival’s CEO.
Pinchas Zukerman, the world-renowned violinist and violist, and a legend of concert halls for more than 50 years, is one of four top soloists who will perform on the Pärnu stage with the Estonian Festival Orchestra (EFO) and conductor Paavo Järvi. The EFO will have busy days ahead, as they will perform for home audiences for a total of four nights.
Kristjan Järvi and the Baltic Sea Philharmonic return to the stage this summer, following their hugely success performance at last year’s festival. Audiences can expect another uplifting concert experience that goes beyond the boundaries of classical music.
The festival kicks off on 12 July with the opening concert led by maestro Neeme Järvi at the Pärnu Concert Hall, which will remain the central venue for the following days. Neeme Järvi’s return to the festival in 2022 after an absence of several years was an emotional reunion and we are delighted that he returns again this summer.
In addition to 10 concerts, the Pärnu Music Festival also includes the Järvi Academy and master classes for young musicians and conductors, led by Neeme Järvi, Paavo Järvi, Kristjan Järvi and leading guest instrumentalists. Registration and receipt of applications will start in the new year. Also, for the third summer in a row, you can catch the Pärnu Concert Hall’s music events via Pärnu Music Festival TV.