Kristjan Jarvi Archive
“Fantasia” = Violin works by RAUTAVAARA; SZYMANOWSKI; RAVEL – Anne Akiko Meyers, violin/Philharmonia Orchestra/Kristjan Jarvi – Avie Records
“Fantasia” = EINOJUHANI RAUTAVAARA: Fantasia; KAROL SZYMANOWSKI: Violin Concerto No. 1; MAURICE RAVEL: Tzigane – Anne Akiko Meyers, violin/Philharmonia Orchestra/Kristjan Jarvi – Avie Records AV2385, 48:16, (10/06/17) ****: A beautiful collection of mid-modern masterworks. Even if your only reason to acquire this beautiful and luxurious collection is out of curiosity for Rautavaara’s Fantasia for violin […]
Steve REICH, “Duet” = Duet for Two Solo Violins, compositions – MDR Leipzig Symph. Orch./MDR Leipzig Radio Choir/Kristjan Järvi – Sony Classical
Steve REICH, “Duet” = Duet for Two Solo Violins, compositions [Tracklist follows] – MDR Leipzig Symphony Orchestra/MDR Leipzig Radio Choir/Kristjan Järvi – Sony Classical 88985366362 (2 CDs), 92:58, (11/11/16) [Distr. by Naxos] ****: Some of Reich’s best works given excellent performances, As one of the founding composers and one of the best known of America’s […]
MENDELSSOHN: Violin Concerto in e; JOHN ADAMS: Violin Concerto – Chad Hoopes, v./ MDR Leipzig Radio Sym. Orch./ Kristjan Jarvi – Naïve
Hang on to your seat! At nearly four minutes faster than most Mendelssohn recordings, Hoopes is in a hurry. Adams is magnificent.
“Two Souls” = KHACHATURIAN: Violin Concerto in D Minor; BARBER: Violin Concerto in A Minor; Adagio for Strings – Mikhail Simonyan, v./ London Sym. Orch./ Kristjan Jarvi – DGG
Youthful violin virtuoso Mikhail Simonyan displays his affection for two distinct characters in his musical make-up, Armenian and American, and Kristjan Jarvi adds his own passions.
ELLIOTT CARTER: Cello Concerto; UDO ZIMMERMANN: Lieder von einer Insel (Songs from an Island) – Jan Vogler, cello/ Bavarian Radio Symphony/ Kristjan Järvi – Neos
Two very different and very interesting and worthwhile pieces of the modern realm—and yes, you can understand them both.