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

Jakub Hrůša

Chief Conductor – Bamberg Symphony

Permanent Guest Conductor – Czech Philharmonic

Principal Guest Conductor – Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra

Born in the Czech Republic and described by Gramophone as ‘on the verge of greatness’, Jakub Hrůša is Chief Conductor of Bamberg Symphony, Permanent Guest Conductor of the Czech Philharmonic, Principal Guest Conductor of Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra (TMSO), and served as Music Director and Chief Conductor of PKF–Prague Philharmonia from 2009 to 2015. From 2017/2018 he becomes Principal Guest Conductor of the Philharmonia Orchestra.

Press

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

News

Jakub Hrůša’s BBC Proms Debut Announced

Jakub Hrůša will make his BBC Proms debut this year at London's Royal Albert Hall on Saturday 26th August. The all-Czech programme opens with a Hussite war song, whose melody reappears in Dvorák’s Hussite Overture (depicting the struggles of Czech Reformation pioneer...

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Upcoming Concerts

Date City Venue Country
12/07/17 Kiel Bamberg Symphony / Kieler Schloss Germany
Time: 8:00pm.
Maurice Ravel: »Le tombeau de Couperin«;
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concero No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58 (Igor Levitt);
Johannes Brahms Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98
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15/07/17 Bad Kissingen Bamberg Symphony / Kissinger Sommer Germany
Time: 8:00pm.
Hector Berlioz: Overture to »Les francs-juges«, Op. 3;
Hector Berlioz: La Mort de Cléopâtre (Vesselina Kasarova);
Richard Wagner: Overture to »Rienzi, der Letzte der Tribunen«;
Johannes Brahms Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98
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22/07/17 Tokyo Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra / Tokyo Metropolitan Arts Theatre Japan
Time: 2:00pm.
Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 3 in F Major, Op. 90;
Josef Suk: Ripening, symphonic poem, Op.34
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SMETANA – MÁ VLAST

Jakub Hrůša // Bamberger Symphoninker

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