Chief Conductor – Bamberg Symphony
Principal Guest Conductor – Philharmonia Orchestra
Principal Guest Conductor – Czech Philharmonic
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. The 2019/20 season will see him return to the Berlin Philharmonic and make debuts with The Pittsburgh Symphony, Zurich Opera (a new production of the The Makropulos Case) and the Dutch National Opera (a new production for the Holland Festival of Rusalka with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra).
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’]
Jakub Hrůša is nominated in the Best Classical Instrumental Solo category for his recording of Dvořák’s Violin Concerto with Augustin Hadelich and the Symphonie-Orchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks for Warner Classics’ album Bohemian Tales. Gramophone writes in its...read more
Jakub Hrůša and Bamberg Symphony have been awarded the 2020 Bavarian State Prize for Music. The Bavarian Music Prize is awarded by the Bavarian Ministry of State for Science and Art. It celebrates all areas of music from professional to amateur music. Bernd Sibler,...read more
Conductor Jakub Hrůša is honoured with two major wins at the 2020 BBC Music Magazine Awards. The Awards were announced during an online ceremony on Monday, 11 May. He won the Concerto Award for Dvořák: Piano Concerto in G minor; Martinů: Piano Concerto No. 4,...read more