…a real force of nature. His conducting is imbued with charisma, stage presence, and good chemistry with the orchestra…
Brazilian conductor Eduardo Strausser has gained a reputation for his charismatic stage presence and powerful style on the podium. Successes of the 2019/20 season included concerts and four productions for Staatstheater Hannover including Tosca, Die Zauberflote, Hänsel und Gretel and Il Barbiere di Siviglia.
Autumn/winter of the 2020/21 season includes three important UK debuts with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and the Hallé Orchestra, as well as a return to the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra following a successful debut in 2019. Strausser will also return to conduct Orquesta Sinfónica Simón Bolívar in Venezuela and Oulu Symphony. He makes his delayed US debut with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in January 2021.
He will join Collegium Musicum Basel in the spring for a programme by Viennese classical heavyweights Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert and the Het Gelders Orkest in collaboration with the Nederlandse Reisopera for open air concerts. Previous symphonic highlights have included Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg, Deutsche Sinfonie Orchester Berlin, Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, Tampere Philharmonic and Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra as well as the Staatstheater Darmstadt and Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne.
Previously Resident Conductor for 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.
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.
2020/21 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.”…
…Strausser had the moment of his life, the best Jupiter Sinfonie in a long time!…
…”Eduardo Strausser brings youthful fire to the work (G. Verdi’s Otello) alongside vigilant attention to accuracy.”…