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Eduardo Strausser

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…a real force of nature. His conducting is imbued with charisma, stage presence, and good chemistry with the orchestra… 

Daily Revolution

The charismatic Brazilian conductor, Eduardo Strausser has gained a reputation for his intelligent programming and powerful style on the podium. Highlights of the first part of the 2021/22 season include a new commission, Odyssee for Zurich Opera as well as performances with violinist Augustin Hadelich at the Musikkollegium Winterthur and a delayed debut with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. He will join Collegium Musicum Basel in the Spring as well as making debuts with Kansas City Symphony and Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and returning to Venezuela to conduct the El Sistema Orchestra. 

Successes of the season included debuts with Detroit Symphony Orchestra as well as Handel’s Messiah with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Other highlights included concerts with Oulu Symphoniker and a mixed programme of Liszt and Schumann for Dubrovnik Summer Festival. 

Previous European symphonic highlights include engagements with Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg, Deutsche Sinfonie Orchester Berlin, Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, Tampere Philharmonic and Oslo Philharmonic as well as Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne. Elsewhere he has made debuts in previous seasons in Australia with Queensland Symphony Orchestra, and South America with Orquestra Sinfonica Nacional de Mexico. 

Formerly Resident Conductor at the Teatro Sao Paolo from 2014 – 2016, Eduardo has conducted several operas including Elektra and Carlos Gomes´ Fosca, as well as performances of The Nutcracker with the Balé da Cidade de São Paulo, and a Stefano Poda production of Mahler Symphony No.1. Other highlights include Tosca for Theater Magdeburg which he also conducted for Staastheater Hannover alongside several other productions including; Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Hansel and Gretel and Die Zauberflöte. Elsewhere he has conducted La bohème for Teatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro and Teatro Verdi di Padova.

Besides his studies at the Zurich University of Arts, Eduardo has worked with the visionary composer Karlheinz Stockhausen as part of a two-month course in Kürten, Germany. He has also participated in masterclasses with Bernard Haitink and David Zinman in Switzerland and with Kurt Masur in New York. In 2008Eduardo was selected to take part in the prestigious International Forum for Conductors at the Ferienkurse für Neue Musik in Darmstadt, where he had the chance to work closely with composers György Kurtág and Brian Ferneyhough. He is now based in Berlin.

Eduardo has worked with a number of top soloists, including Isabelle Faust, Richard Galliano, Steven Osborne, Barnabas Kelemen and Sergei Krylov among others. A multi-linguist, Eduardo can speak eight languages fluently including; German, Italian, French, Spanish and Hebrew.

2021/22 season only. 

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…“Everything is subject to the smooth sovereignty of the musical direction of Eduardo Strausser: he emphasizes all the details with the Staatsochester, so that brilliant accuracy goes hand in hand with an exhilarating zest for life. It didn’t take a minute for the audience to stand.”… 

Neue Musikzeitung

September 15, 2022

A. PIAZZOLLA, Tangazo: Variations on Buenos Aires

Gabriela MONTERO: Piano Concerto No. 1 "Latin"

A. GINASTERA: Bomarzo suite

Anna Christensson, piano

Umeå, Sweden

October 29, 2022

HOLLY HARRISON : Burnout 

DVORAK : Concerto for Cello in B minor, Op. 104 

PROKOFIEV : Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 

Daniel Müller-Schott, cello

Sydney Opera House, Australia

December 14, 2022

HANDEL : Messiah (HWV 56) 

Ella Taylor, soprano

Angharad Lyddon, mezzo

Zwakele Tshabalala, tenor

William Thomas, bass

 

Royal Albert Hall, UK

February 17, 2023

SCHUMANN : Overture from Manfred Op. 115 

R. STRAUSS : Duett-Concertino AV 300 

DVORAK : Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70 

 

Samuel Almaguer, clarinet

Aaron Apaza, bassoon

 

North Carolina, USA

April 22, 2023 

BEETHOVEN : Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67 

 

Bamberg, Germany

April 29, 2023

West Australian Symphony Orchestra

ARVO PÄRT : Fratres 

LACHLAN SKIPWORTH: The Tides of Longing (World Premiere)

TCHAIKOVSKY : Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64 

 

Abimanjou Mathivannan, actor

Jay Emmanuel, writer and librettist

WASO Chorus  

Aquinas College Schola Choir

 

Perth, Australia

May 13, 2023

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

MOZART: Don Giovanni Overture

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No.2

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No.3

 

Paul Lewis, piano

 

Tauranga, New Zealand

May 20, 2023

MOZART: Don Giovanni Overture

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No.2

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No.3

 

Paul Lewis, piano

 

Christchurch, New Zealand

October 27, 2022

HOLLY HARRISON : Burnout 

DVORAK : Concerto for Cello in B minor, Op. 104 

PROKOFIEV : Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 

Daniel Müller-Schott, cello

Sydney Opera House, Australia

 

November 17, 2022

ROSSINI : Overture from Guillaume Tell 

Geoffrey GORDON : Mad Song 

SHOSTAKOVICH : Symphony No. 15 in A major op. 141 

Dmitri Mestdag, english horn

 

Antwerp, Belgium

January 25, 2023

WAGNER : Lohengrin Prelude Act I 

BEETHOVEN : Concerto for Piano No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73 (Emperor) 

PROKOFIEV : Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major, Op. 100 

 

Cédric Tiberghien, piano

February 18, 2023

SCHUMANN : Overture from Manfred Op. 115 

R. STRAUSS : Duett-Concertino AV 300 

DVORAK : Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70 

 

Samuel Almaguer, clarinet

Aaron Apaza, bassoon

 

North Carolina, USA

April 23, 2023

BEETHOVEN : Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67 

 

Bamberg, Germany

May 11, 2023

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

 

Ross HARRIS: Cento

BEETHOVEN : Concerto for Piano No. 5 (Emperor)

SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 2 in C major, Op.61

 

Paul Lewis, piano

 

Wellington, New Zealand

May 14, 2023

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

Ross HARRIS: Cento

BEETHOVEN : Concerto for Piano No. 5 (Emperor)

SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 2 in C major, Op.61

 

Paul Lewis, piano

 

Tauranga, New Zealand

May 21, 2023

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

Ross HARRIS: Cento

BEETHOVEN : Concerto for Piano No. 5 (Emperor)

SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 2 in C major, Op.61

 

Paul Lewis, piano

 

Christchurch, New Zealand

October 28, 2022

HOLLY HARRISON : Burnout 

DVORAK : Concerto for Cello in B minor, Op. 104 

PROKOFIEV : Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 

Daniel Müller-Schott, cello

Sydney Opera House, Australia

 

November 18, 2022

ROSSINI : Overture from Guillaume Tell 

Geoffrey GORDON : Mad Song 

SHOSTAKOVICH : Symphony No. 15 in A major op. 141 

Dmitri Mestdag, english horn

 

Antwerp, Belgium

February 12, 2023

Opera Gala with works by Verdi, Puccini, Saint-Saëns, Rodgers and Hammerstein and Lehár

 

Lauren Fagan, soprano

Zwakele Tshabalala, tenor

 

The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

March 02, 2023

Oulu Symphony Orchestra

BEETHOVEN: Missa Solemnis, Op. 123

Oulu, Finland

April 28, 2023

West Australian Symphony Orchestra

ARVO PÄRT : Fratres 

LACHLAN SKIPWORTH: The Tides of Longing (World Premiere)

TCHAIKOVSKY : Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64 

 

Abimanjou Mathivannan, actor

Jay Emmanuel, writer and librettist

WASO Chorus  

Aquinas College Schola Choir

 

Perth, Australia

May 12, 2023

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

 

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No.1

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No.4

 

Paul Lewis, piano

 

Tauranga, New Zealand

May 19, 2023

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No.1

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No.4

 

Paul Lewis, piano

 

Christchurch, New Zealand

 
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…Strausser had the moment of his life, the best Jupiter Sinfonie in a long time!… 

Clemens Goldberg,

rbb Kultur 

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…”Eduardo Strausser brings youthful fire to the work (G. Verdi’s Otello) alongside vigilant attention to accuracy.”… 

Opera Magazine

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