Neeme Järvi

(b. 1937)

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(b Tallinn, Estonia, 1937).

Estonian‐born conductor (Amer. cit. 1983). Won St Cecilia Acad., Rome, cond. comp. 1971. Début at Kirov Th. (Carmen). Mus. dir. Estonian State SO. Dir., Estonian Opera 1964–77. NY Met début 1979 (Eugene Onegin). Emigrated to USA 1980. Cond., Göteborg SO 1982–2004. Prin. guest cond. CBSO 1981–4, prin. cond. SNO 1984–8. Mus. dir. Detroit SO 1990–2005. Mus. dir. New Jersey SO and Hague Residentie Orch. from 2005.

Subjects: Music.

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