Paavo Järvi conducts Richard Strauss
Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40
Don Juan, Op. 20
Performed by the NHK Symphony Orchestra, Paavo Järvi conducting.
This is the first recording of the NHK Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo, and its current chief conductor, Paavo Järvi. This new recording features two of the most popular tone poems by Richard Strauss, Ein Heldenleben and Don Juan.
Recorded live in Suntory Hall, Tokya, which is one of the most renowned concert halls all over the world, with optimum DCD technology.
Paavo Järvi and NHK SO will visit seven major cities in Europe in February and March 2017 – their first-ever European tour. Celebrating its 90th season, the NHK SO has the longest history among Japanese orchestras, with a rich and long tradition of performing the music of Richard Strauss.
Here is a recording of “Ein Heldenleben”, as conducted by Mariss Jansons: