Jakub Hrůša is Chief Conductor of the Bamberg Symphony, Principal Guest Conductor of the Czech Philharmonic, and Principal Guest Conductor of the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia.
He will succeed Sir Antonio Pappano as music director of one of the world's most prestigious opera houses. With the signing of a contract with the Royal Opera House in London, and after recent repeat performances with the Berlin and Vienna Philharmonics, as well as a highly acclaimed debut at the Salzburg Festival, Jakub Hrůša, the best Czech conductor of today, is among the absolute world leaders in the field of music.
Hrůša has previously conducted Carmen (2018) and Lohengrin (2022) for The Royal Opera
House, to great critical acclaim. Future productions that he will lead as Music Director include
works by Puccini, Prokofiev, Britten and Janáček.
Congratulations and best wishes for success in the new role!