Chief Conductor – Bamberg Symphony
Music Director Designate – Royal Opera, Covent Garden (Music Director from 2025)
Principal Guest Conductor – Czech Philharmonic
Principal Guest Conductor – Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Born in the Czech Republic, Jakub Hrůša is Music Director Designate of The Royal Opera, Covent Garden (Music Director from 2025/26), 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).
Earlier this month, Jakub Hrůša made his US operatic debut conducting Leoš Janáček’s Jenůfa in Chicago. The first performance took place on the 12 November at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, in a production by Claus Guth which was created in association with the Royal...
Congratulations to Jakub Hrůša, who has received three nominations for the 2024 ICMA Awards. The nominations are in the Concerto, Symphonic Music and Video: Opera categories, for the following recordings with the Bamberg Symphony and Vienna Philharmonic: Concerto...
Jakub Hrůša will make his Staatskapelle Berlin debut in Chicago on 28 November. The programme includes Brahms’s Symphony No. 3 in F Major Op. 90 and Symphony No. 1 in C minor Op. 68. He is stepping in for Daniel Barenboim, who unfortunately had to withdraw from the...