“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

Venice Symphony

February 16, 2018 – 7:30 PM

Venice Performing Arts Center, Venice, Florida

The eclectic mix of classic and contemporary composers will entertain and inspire you, featuring Beethovenʼs Symphony No. 6, Berliozʼs Roman Carnival Overture, Aaron Coplandʼs Saturday Night Waltz from Rodeo, and show-stoppers from The Sound of Music and West Side Story. Seating for this concert is VERY LIMITED. 

www.thevenicesymphony.org

Venice Symphony

February 17, 2018 – 3:30 PM

Venice Performing Arts Center, Venice, Florida

The eclectic mix of classic and contemporary composers will entertain and inspire you, featuring Beethovenʼs Symphony No. 6, Berliozʼs Roman Carnival Overture, Aaron Coplandʼs Saturday Night Waltz from Rodeo, and show-stoppers from The Sound of Music and West Side StorySeating for this concert is VERY LIMITED. 

www.thevenicesymphony.org

Charlottesville Opera

Le Nozze di Figaro

July 8, 12 & 14, 2018

Paramount Theatre, Charlottesville, VA

MOZART: Le Nozze di Figaro

The Mozart masterpiece is presented in Italian with English supertitles.

Check the Charlottesville Opera website and Facebook page for weekly casting announcements over the coming weeks!

www.charlottesvilleopera.org

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Musical leadership with heart and creativity

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