BBC Music honor for Järvi
Paavo Järvi's album of Grieg's incidental music to Peer Gynt, recorded with the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra and Estonian choral groups, has won BBC Music Magazine's award for best orchestral album of 2006. The award was announced in the April issue.
Here's what the jury said: "Järvi brings true theatrical excitement, heartfelt melodic warmth and a grainy, flavoursome feeling for the folk elements. It's all delightful, and ultimately very touching."
You can read more at www.bbcmusicmagazine.com.