The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen is one of the world’s leading orchestras, captivating audiences everywhere with its unique style of music-making. The Estonian conductor Paavo Järvi has been the orchestra’s Artistic Director since 2004.

One of the many highlights of the collaboration with Paavo Järvi has been their Beethoven Project, on which conductor and orchestra concentrated for six years. Their Beethoven interpretations have been acclaimed worldwide by audiences and critics alike as benchmark performances. Beethoven was followed by a phenomenal Schumann cycle.
The latest project of the orchestra and its conductor is the German composer Johannes Brahms. From 2015-2019, The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen and Paavo Järvi focused on Johan-nes Brahms.

The first CD of the project – Symphony No. 2, Tragic Ouverture and the Academic Festival Ouverture – received the Opus Klassik in October 2018. The second CD, including Symphony No. 1 and the Haydn-Variations, is »a reference recording« according to Die ZEIT. With the third and fourth Symphony, released in March 2019, the symphony cycle has come to completion.
Highlight of the project was the internationally acclaimed performance of “A German Requiem” on the 10th of April 2018 at Bremen Cathedral, 150 years after the first performance.

The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen received numerous prestigious awards including several Echo Klassik and Diapason d’Or and was honoured as first orchestra with the German Record Critics’ Certificate of Special Merit for its complete discography ranging from Bach to Ruzicka. The unique educational collaboration with the Bremen East Comprehensive School, Future Lab/Zukunftslabor, has been recognized with numerous awards, including an Echo Klassik, the VisionAward and in 2019 the Prize of the Gunter and Juliane Ribke Foundation Hamburg. In 2018, the Future Lab Tunisia in Tunis was established with the support of the German Federal Foreign Office.

The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen has a special relationship with the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg. Since its opening in 2017, the orchestra is one of the orchestras in residence. In 2016, the orchestra was Deutschlandradio Kultur ›Orchestra of the year‹, is Festival Orchestra of Kissinger Sommer from 2017-2021 and the first Orchestra in Residence of Rheingau Music Festival, simultaneously awarded with the prestigious Rheingau Music Prize.

Photo: Julia Baier

Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen

Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen

The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen is one of the world's leading orchestras, captivating audiences everywhere with its unique style of music-making. The Estonian conductor Paavo Järvi has been the orchestra's Artistic Director since 2004.

One of the many highlights of the collaboration with Paavo Järvi has been their Beethoven Project, on which conductor and orchestra concentrated for six years. Their Beethoven interpretations have been acclaimed worldwide by audiences and critics alike as benchmark performances. Beethoven was followed by a phenomenal Schumann cycle.
The latest project of the orchestra and its conductor is the German composer Johannes Brahms. From 2015-2019, The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen and Paavo Järvi focused on Johan-nes Brahms.

The first CD of the project – Symphony No. 2, Tragic Ouverture and the Academic Festival Ouverture – received the Opus Klassik in October 2018. The second CD, including Symphony No. 1 and the Haydn-Variations, is »a reference recording« according to Die ZEIT. With the third and fourth Symphony, released in March 2019, the symphony cycle has come to completion.
Highlight of the project was the internationally acclaimed performance of “A German Requiem” on the 10th of April 2018 at Bremen Cathedral, 150 years after the first performance.

The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen received numerous prestigious awards including several Echo Klassik and Diapason d’Or and was honoured as first orchestra with the German Record Critics' Certificate of Special Merit for its complete discography ranging from Bach to Ruzicka. The unique educational collaboration with the Bremen East Comprehensive School, Future Lab/Zukunftslabor, has been recognized with numerous awards, including an Echo Klassik, the VisionAward and in 2019 the Prize of the Gunter and Juliane Ribke Foundation Hamburg. In 2018, the Future Lab Tunisia in Tunis was established with the support of the German Federal Foreign Office.

The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen has a special relationship with the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg. Since its opening in 2017, the orchestra is one of the orchestras in residence. In 2016, the orchestra was Deutschlandradio Kultur ›Orchestra of the year‹, is Festival Orchestra of Kissinger Sommer from 2017-2021 and the first Orchestra in Residence of Rheingau Music Festival, simultaneously awarded with the prestigious Rheingau Music Prize.

Photo: Julia Baier

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