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A look back at this year's inaugural concert with Jakub Hrůša

On 30 September 2016 Jakub Hrůša conducted the inaugural concert as our new Chief Conductor. The reviews were full of praise: the critic of the Süddeutsche Zeitung felt the »joy of Mahler« and for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung it was the brilliant beginning of a new era. Film-maker Michael Wende has documented the concert in a short video.

The first CD with our new Chief Conductor Jakub Hrůša

It's a journey back to the Bohemian roots of our Orchestra and one of Jakub Hrůša's key repertoire pieces: our first joint CD release of Bedřich Smetana's »My Country«. »The piece has a tremendous energy«, says Jakub Hrůša, »which transforms the listeners and enriches their souls.« [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.