With a wide variety of concerts and CD releases, the symphony orchestra of the Hessischer Rundfunk (German Public Radio of Hesse) has celebrated worldwide success and is a prestigious guest on renowned international stages such as at the »Proms« in London, the »Concertgebouw« in Amsterdam, and in places like Vienna, Salzburg, Paris, Budapest and Prague, Japan and China.

Following a line of succession of great conductors including Hans Rosbaud, Dean Dixon, Eliahu Inbal, Dmitri Kitaenko and Hugh Wolff, Estonian Paavo Järvi has been Music Director of the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra from 2006 to 2013, enriching it through his work with new and exciting aspects. Experiments and discoveries both in the area of old and new music and the collaboration with top-class conductors and soloists is just as much part of its artistic profile as is the boundary-crossing Music Discovery Project, the participation in the International Conductor’s Competition Sir Georg Solti as well as numerous children and youth projects. In the 2013/14 season Paavo Järvi started his new position as Conductor Laureate of the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra and will remain closely associated with »his« orchestra.

The designated Music Director is Andrés Orozco-Estrada. His contract starting in 2014/15.


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