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Our new Chief Conductor: Jakub Hrůša

From this season, Jakub Hrůša has the musical direction of the Bamberg Symphony as its Chief Conductor. His inauguration concerts are on 30 September, 1 October and 2 October 2016. In November 2015 he conducted his first concerts as Chief Conductor Designate when Michael and Andreea Wende followed him and documented the concert in a short video.

»Local Favorite 2016«

The Bamberg Symphony has been awarded the »Local Favorite 2016« by the magazine »The Culture Trip«. In an interview with The Culture Trip Chief Executive Marcus Rudolf Axt talks about the extraordinary sound of the Bamberg Symphony, about the Chief Conductor Designate and plans for the future. [more]

The season 2016/2017

»New Departures« – that’s the theme of our new season: with a new Principal Conductor, a new era begins. And our orchestral family has also gained another member, a second Honorary Conductor: Christoph Eschenbach, who has been inspiring us for more than 50 years and has conducted over 150 concerts with our Orchestra. [more]
Please find all the concerts of the upcoming season in our season brochure.