Chief Conductor – Bamberg Symphony

Principal Guest Conductor – Philharmonia Orchestra

Principal Guest Conductor – Czech Philharmonic
Principal Guest Conductor – Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra

Jakub Hrůša

Born in the Czech Republic, Jakub Hrůša is Chief Conductor of the Bamberg Symphony, Principal Guest Conductor of the Philharmonia Orchestra, and Principal Guest Conductor of the Czech Philharmonic.

He is a frequent guest with many of the world’s greatest orchestras, and in addition to his titled positions enjoys close relationships with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Orchestre philharmonique de Radio France, The Cleveland Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, and Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra.  The 2018/19 season will see him make debuts with the Berlin Philharmonic, Bavarian Radio Symphony, Orchestre de Paris and NHK Symphony.


Jakub Hruša’s sensational conducting reinforces the vivacity and stylishness: the London Philharmonic sound brilliantly effervescent under his baton and a score too often taken for granted comes thrillingly alive. [On Glyndebourne’s ‘Carmen’]

The Times

Jakub Hrůša led a fiery, passionate account of Bizet’s score, dripping with drama. [On Glyndebourne’s ‘Carmen’]

– Bachtrack


Jakub Hrůša Delights with Mahler’s Fifth Symphony

Jakub Hrůša and the Philharmonia have been praised following their performance of Mahler's Fifth Symphony at London's at Royal Festival Hall. Writing for Classical Source, critic Douglas Cooksey praised Jakub's “natural affinity with Mahler’s music”. He continues,...

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Upcoming Concerts

october 2018

20oct7:00 pmBavarian Radio Symphony - Munich, Germany

25oct8:00 pmBamberg Symphony - Dresden, Germany

28oct6:00 pmBamberg Symphony - Cologne, Germany

30oct8:00 pmBamberg Symphony - Dortmund, Germany

november 2018

01nov8:00 pmBamberg Symphony - Bamberg, Germany

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Jakub Hrůša // Bamberger Symphoninker

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