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.
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]
»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.