Programming Richard Strauss with Duke Ellington – what’s not to like, asks Kristjan Järvi. He talks to Toby Deller about the Kristjan Järvi Sound Project

By August 2, 2014 News, Press No Comments

‘People are going to say, what are you nuts? Those two things don’t go together at all!’

In fact, Kristjan Järvi explains precisely why Richard Strauss’s Sinfonia Domestica and Duke Ellington’s Harlem do go together, the former premiered in New York and written with America in mind, the latter depicting that city but looking across the Atlantic the other way.

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