Jakub Hrůša is The Royal Opera’s new Music Director from September 2025

Royal Opera House appoints Jakub Hrůša as Music Director

Jakub Hrůša

The Royal Opera House today announces the appointment of Jakub Hrůša as Music Director of The Royal Opera. Hrůša will assume the position of Music Director Designate with immediate effect and will begin his tenure as Music Director in September 2025.

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Marin Alsop previews The Amazon Concert and São Paulo Symphony Orchestra’s debut at Carnegie Hall with Daniele Sahr

Maestro Alsop brings the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra to Carnegie Hall for the first time in the orchestra’s history

Marin Alsop © Reinaldo Canato

For Marin Alsop, it is about working in partnership and extending an opportunity to the world to immerse themselves, as listeners, in new experiences of place, people and culture. On 14 and 15 October, Maestro Alsop will bring the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra to Carnegie Hall for the first time in the orchestra’s history, as part of a North American tour. She has had a long relationship as their Music Director from 2013-2020, and she spoke to me about her vision coming together in these two days of concerts at Carnegie Hall. She now holds the title of Conductor of Honor.

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The Royal Opera House’s brand-new streaming service

Royal Opera House Stream –  
world-class performances now available online click here 

  • The best of the ROH on demand, with over 45 extraordinary productions available from launch
  • New titles added every month, including special releases in UHD and Dolby Atmos
  • 85 pieces of behind-the-scenes content, plus more every month
  • The best of the Royal Opera House for just £9.99 a month, or £99 per year

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Music on the Strait comes to life under the leadership of Richard O’Neill and James Garlick

2022 Music on the Strait 

James Garlick, Efe Baltacigil, David Auerbach and Jeremy Denk perform at Music on the Strait © Z. Carstensen

Port Angeles is an unlikely location to hear world class chamber music performances. The town sits on the north shore of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, its downtown hugging the Strait of Juan de Fuca. To the south, the Olympic Mountains rise above the city.

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