“Steven Jarvi conducted a well-paced reading, highlighting colorful touches like the chugging rhythms at the conclusion.”

“Jarvi’s uncommonly expressive and detailed performance discovered more details and dynamic subtleties than one ever knew existed in the music”

“Mr. Jarvi [was] decisive and eloquent.”

“Conductor Steven Jarvi led an inebriatingly bubbly performance”

“Steven Jarvi…promises to become one of the greatest conductors of this century.”

“Conductor Steven Jarvi shaped the score with admirable fluency and expressive detail.”

“Jarvi conducted with grace, convincingly shaping the phrases by subtly stretching their endings.”

Praised for his “uncommonly expressive and detailed” performances by the Miami Herald and described as an “eloquent and decisive” conductor by The Wall Street Journal, Steven Jarvi is a conductor with an equal passion for the concert hall and the opera house. Mr. Jarvi is the Interim Artistic Director of Charlottesville Opera and recently completed his tenure as the Resident Conductor of the St. Louis Symphony and Music Director of the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra.

Raised in Grand Haven, Michigan, Steven Jarvi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music Theory from the University of Michigan where he studied with Kenneth Kiesler, Martin Katz and Jerry Blackstone, along with a Master’s in Orchestral Conducting from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, where he studied with the legendary conducting pedagogue, Gustav Meier.

Meet Steven

Praised for his “uncommonly expressive and detailed” performances by the Miami Herald and described as an “eloquent and decisive” conductor by The Wall Street Journal, Steven Jarvi is a conductor with an equal passion for the concert hall and the opera house. Mr. Jarvi recently completed his tenure as the Resident Conductor of the St. Louis Symphony and Music Director of the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra.

Raised in Grand Haven, Michigan, Steven Jarvi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music Theory from the University of Michigan where he studied with Kenneth Kiesler, Martin Katz and Jerry Blackstone, along with a Master’s in Orchestral Conducting from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, where he studied with the legendary conducting pedagogue, Gustav Meier.

Upcoming Events

Steven Jarvi, conductor

  • Luke, Leia, Han Solo and Darth are leaving a galaxy far, far away and coming to Tucson.
  • Star Wars™ A New Hope projected onto the big screen.
  • TSO performs John Williams’ iconic, Academy Award-winning score.
  • Experience the bravery of Luke and the peril of Darth Vader like never before.
  • Rebel Alliance and Empire members welcome, droids (kids) under 18 get 50% off tickets.

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The Tucson Symphony Orchestra is sponsored by:
BMO Wealth Management
with additional support from:
VIP Mortgage: The Sundt Team

 

Venice Symphony

Holiday Pops

Fri, Dec. 14 at 7:30 pm
Sat, Dec. 15 at 3:30 & 7:30 pm

Steven Jarvi, guest conductor from our February “Beethoven to Broadway” concert, will lead the orchestra in this Venice tradition featuring Feliz Navidad, The Festive Sounds of Hanukkah, music from The Nutcracker and much more. Guest vocalist Johanna Fincher will make sure you “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas.” Bring your family to this treasured seasonal celebration that concludes with our traditional sing-a-long. (Tickets for the Saturday evening performance of Holiday Pops and Rhapsody in Blue are available at a discount if purchased together in our Saturday Evening Pops series).  Concert Sponsor: Tarpon Shores Dental   Soloist Sponsor: Friends and Family.

Toledo Symphony

Star Wars™ A New Hope In Concert

Huntington Center

May 4, 2019

Concert Time: 8:00 pm

Steven Jarvi, conductor

Coming to Toledo from a galaxy far, far away—experience Star Wars: A New Hope like never before as the Toledo Symphony Orchestra performs the live accompaniment to John Williams’ Oscar®-winning score on the big screen! Bring the entire family out for this once-in-a-lifetime event during the Toledo Symphony’s 75th anniversary season.

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Steven Jarvi has delighted audiences throughout the United States and beyond with passionate performances and the stage presence of a true entertainer.