Paavo Järvi and his Estonian Festival Orchestra played Tchaikovsky's First Cello Concerto and Dvořák's Cello Concerto.
Tchaikovsky the symphonist: People here think that the performance statistics bear this out, especially the final three great “Symphonies of Fate” with numbers 4 to 6. Paavo Järvi, on the other hand, is a conductor who not only has a penchant for through the composer's first work, but also through his youth and initial musical training in the then “Estonian Soviet Socialist Republic” a sensitivity to what could be called an original musical accent. Järvi believes that Tchaikovsky, considered the epitome of Russian music, became a comparatively cosmopolitan and Western-influenced composer. In Symphony No. 1, entitled “Winter Dreams”, a more Russian language is still heard.