Chief Conductor – Bamberg Symphony

Principal Guest Conductor – Philharmonia Orchestra

Principal Guest Conductor – Czech Philharmonic

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’s BBC Proms Performance Receives Rave Reviews

Jakub Hrůša conducted the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra and violinist Joshua Bell at the BBC Proms on 20 July. The programme featured Dvořák’s Violin Concerto in A minor, with Bell; and Smetana’s Má vlast. Richard Morrison writes in The Times, “So far I have...

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“Jakub Hrůša Reveals New Depths in San Francisco Symphony”

Jakub Hrůša has received acclaim for last Friday's performance with the San Francisco Symphony. In reviewing a performance which included Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No. 1 (with soloist Karen Gomyo) and Borodin’s Symphony No. 2, critic Rebecca Wishnia writes: “Once...

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Upcoming Concerts

august 2019

27aug7:30 pmMahler Chamber Orchestra / Lucerne Festival7:30 pm KKL Luzern, Concert Hall

september 2019

22sep7:00 pmZurich Opera new production (dir. Tcherniakov) - Opernhaus7:00 pm Opernhaus, Zürich

25sep7:00 pmZurich Opera new production (dir. Tcherniakov) - Opernhaus7:00 pm Opernhaus, Zürich

27sep8:00 pmBamberger Symphoniker - Season Opening8:00 pm Konzerthalle Bamberg

28sep7:00 pmZurich Opera new production (dir. Tcherniakov) - Opernhaus7:00 pm Opernhaus, Zürich

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