Juraj Valčuha

Chief Conductor of the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI, Torino since 2009. He studied composition and conducting in Bratislava, St. Petersburg with Ilya Musin and Paris.

2005 saw his debut with Orchestre National de France. In the following seasons he led the Philharmonia Orchestra, Rotterdam Philharmonic, Gewandhaus Leipzig, Swedish Radio, Oslo Philharmonic, Staatskapelle Dresden and Munich Philharmonic. He made his US début with the Pittsburgh Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, NSO Washington.

In 2010/2011 he led the Munich Philharmonic, Philharmonia, Maggio Musicale in Florence, Santa Cecilia Orchestra in Rome, Houston Symphony and Los Angeles Philharmonic as well as La Boheme at La Fenice Venice. With his RAI Orchestra he visited the Abu Dhabi Classics with soloist Yo-Yo Ma.

In 2011/2012 he had his debut with the Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam, Berlin Philharmonic, Boston Symphony, Cincinnati Symphony and led again the Staatskapelle Dresden, Pittsburgh Symphony, Munich Philharmonic, Orchestre de Paris and Orchestra di Santa Cecilia. With his RAI Orchestra he made a tour primarily to the Musikverein Vienna, the Philharmonie in Berlin and to the first Festival of Radio Orchestras in Bucarest.

In 2012/2013 he had his debut with the New York Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony and Filarmonica della Scala in Milan. He conducted the Philharmonia, National Symphony Washington, Orchestre de Paris, Swedish Radio and Munich Philharmonic.

In 2013/2014 his engagements took him to the Enescu Festival in Bucharest with OSN Rai, to the Bratislava Festival with the Orchestra di Santa Cecilia Rome, debut with the NHK Tokyo on a Japan tour, and conducting returns to the Philharmonia, Pittsburgh Symphony, WDR Cologne, NDR Hamburg, Swedish Radio Orchestra, Munich Philharmonic as well as to opera productions (Puccini’s Butterfly and Prokofiev’s The Love for three Oranges) at the Maggio Musicale in Florence.

His engagements in 2014 and 2015 will bring him back to the San Francisco, Cincinnati and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestras, Los Angeles and New York Philharmonics, National Symphony Washington DC, Philharmonia at the RFH, Orchestre National de France, as well as Orchestra dell'Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome. He will have debuts with Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal as well as the Wiener Symphoniker and the Konzerthaus Berlin.
On the opera house he will conduct productions of Turandot at Teatro San Carlo Napoli and Jenufa at Teatro Comunale Bologna.

In November 2014, he will make a tour with his RAI Orchestra to Munich, Cologne, Dusseldorf, Zurich and Basel.


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