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

Jakub Hrůša

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).

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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

Upcoming Concerts

may 2024

18may8:00 pmPrague, Czech Republic - Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia - Gershwin, Rachmaninoff8:00 pm Obecní Dům

28may7:00 pmPrague, Czech Republic - Prague Spring Music Festival7:00 pm Rudolfinum

30may7:00 pmPrague, Czech Republic - Prague Spring Music Festival7:00 pm Rudolfinum

june 2024

08jun8:00 pmLitomyšl, Czech Republic - Czech Philharmonic - Smetana8:00 pm Litomyšl Castle

09jun6:00 pmDresden, Germany - Czech Philharmonic - Smetana6:00 pm Kulturpalast

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Featured Recording

Mahler: Symphony No. 4

Anna Lucia Richter, mezzo-soprano

Bamberger Symphoniker; Jakub Hrůša, conductor

Accentus Music / 2021

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