“Here was confirmation of what we already knew from the eight operas he’s conducted at Glyndebourne, that a leading light among the younger generation of conductors – Hrůša is 35 – can now be numbered among the greats.” – David Nice

Jakub Hrůša sat down with David Nice of The Arts Desk for an extended interview with topics including Jakub’s Czech roots and the links between the Bamberg Symphony and his homeland, and discussions about Mahler, Martinů and Smetana – whose epic Má vlast he has just recorded with the Bamberg Symphony to critical acclaim.

Read the full transcript here.