About

Conductors

Chief Conductor
and Artistic Director
OLARI ELTS
Honorary Artistic Director
for Life
NEEME JÄRVI
Artistic
Adviser
PAAVO JÄRVI
Paavo Järvi. Foto Julia Bayer.

Chief Conductors of ERSO throughout times

1939-1944
OLAV ROOTS
1944-1950
PAUL KARP

1950-1963
ROMAN MATSOV
1963-1979 & 2010-2020
NEEME JÄRVI
1980-1990
PEETER LILJE
1991-1993
LEO KRÄMER
1993-2001
ARVO VOLMER
Arvo Volmer
2001-2010
NIKOLAI ALEXEEV