Chief Conductor – Bamberg Symphony

Principal Guest Conductor – Philharmonia Orchestra

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

Jakub Hrůša

Born in the Czech Republic and described by Gramophone as ‘on the verge of greatness’, Jakub Hrůša is Chief Conductor of Bamberg Symphony, Principal Guest Conductor of the Philharmonia Orchestra, Permanent Guest Conductor of the Czech Philharmonic, Principal Guest Conductor of Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, and served as Music Director and Chief Conductor of PKF-Prague Philharmonia from 2009-2015.


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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Jakub Hrůša Acclaimed for an Outstanding 2017

Jakub Hrůša has gone from strength to strength in 2017, astounding critics and audiences alike. Hrůša has showcased his prowess and innovation, winning critical acclaim in his Chicago Symphony Orchestra debut back in May. This performance firmly placed him among the...

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Upcoming Concerts

september 2018

27sep8:00 pmBamberg Symphony - Bamberg, Germany

28sep8:00 pmBamberg Symphony - Bamberg, Germany

30sep8:00 pmBamberg Symphony - Frankfurt, Germany

october 2018

02oct8:00 pmBamberg Symphony - Copenhagen, Denmark

03oct8:00 pmBamberg Symphony - Gothenburg, Sweden

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