Maki Takemitsu in conversation with Paavo Järvi

Conductor Paavo Järvi interviews Maki Takemitsu about her father, the composer Toru Takemitsu.

Maki Takemitsu in conversation with Paavo Järvi


Watch Paavo conduct Japan's leading orchestra, NHK Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo, as they perform Takemitsu's Requiem for strings, at Southbank Centre on Monday 6 March. Find out more

... because he doesn't have any academic background, that's why he could be free.