Chief Conductor – Bamberg Symphony
Principal Guest Conductor – Philharmonia Orchestra
Principal Guest Conductor – Czech Philharmonic
Principal Guest Conductor – Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
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’]
Following a signing ceremony earlier today at the Bavarian Ministry of Arts in Munich, it has been announced that Jakub Hrůša’s contract as Chief Conductor of Bamberg Symphony has been renewed for a further five years through 2026. Since beginning his tenure in 2016,...read more
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,...read more
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...read more