Ondřej Soukup stepped in at 24h notice with the Prague Summer Nights Festival Orchestra to replace the festival’s Artistic Director John Nardolillo.
The orchestra composed of professionals from US orchestras, as well as students from across the globe, performed Mahler’s Blumine, Dvořák’s Eight’s Symphony and Brahms‘ First Symphony. Ladislav Kozderka from the Czech Philharmonic played the prominent trumpet part in Blumine. Their concert at the Mahler-Jihlava festival on 30th June was met with a standing ovation by the entire audience.
Ondřej’s next performance is with Stravinsky’s Dumbarton Oaks Concerto at the Royal College of Music on 7th July 2022.
Ondřej Soukup is an exciting young conductor with a diverse repertoire of 250+ works by men and women from the last 500 years. He has recently performed with BBC SSO, Czech Chamber Philharmonic, Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic and others. In the 2022/2023 season, Ondřej makes his debut with the Copenhagen Philharmonic, The Danish Sinfonietta, Ålborg Symphony, Århus Symphony and Odense Symphony.