Czech conductor Ondřej Soukup is an exciting young conductor on-the-rise. Specialising in music by Czech and Eastern European composers, Ondřej has conducted the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Czech Chamber Philharmonic, Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic, Copenhagen Phil, and Symphony Orchestras of Ålborg, Århus, Odense, and Sønderborg among others. He also regularly assists Ryan Bancroft with BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Malmö Symphony, and Jac van Steen with Prague Symphony Orchestra and NYOS.
In the 2023/2024 season, Ondřej’s engagements include the Copenhagen Phil, the Danish Sinfonietta, Ålborg Symphony, Helsingborg Symphony, Magna Sinfonia, DKDM Symphony, and Prinsens Musikkorps.
Recipient of the Roderick Brydon memorial award, Ondřej’s recent highlights include stepping in at short notice for Martyn Brabbins, Joana Carneiro, and with the Prague Summer Nights Orchestra at the Mahler-Jihlava festival. He was MD with King’s College London Symphony Orchestra and equally recently graduated from London’s Royal College of Music (with distinction).