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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.

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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

August 18, 2021

LISZT: Totentanz 

LISZT: Hungarian Fantasy 

SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 2 in C major

Goran Filipec, piano

Dubrovnik, Croatia

November 13, 2021

L. EVERS: Die Odyssee 

Zürich Opernhaus 
Zurich, Switzerland

December 04, 2021

L. EVERS: Die Odyssee 

Zürich Opernhaus 
Zurich, Switzerland

December 15, 2021

L. EVERS: Die Odyssee 

Zürich Opernhaus 
Zurich, Switzerland

January 08, 2022

New Year's Concert 

works by J. STRAUSS and F. LEHAR 

 

The Forum Theatre
Malvern, UK

February 05, 2022

DVORAK: Othello Overture

TCHAIKOVSKY: Variations on a Rococo Theme for Cello and Orchestra

PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major

Zlatomir Fung, cello

Kansas City, USA

February 26, 2022

El Sistema -  Venezuela

SCHUMANN: Manfred Overture

BRAHMS: Symphony No. 4

Caracas, Venezuela

April 23, 2022

Elliott GYGER: Concerto for Orchestra  

RAVEL: Piano Concerto for the Left Hand
DVOŘÁK: Symphony No.9 

Paavali Jumppanen, piano

Perth, Australia

October 27, 2021

SIBELIUS: Concerto for Violin in D minor

GYÖRGY LIGETI: Ramifications

BRAHMS: Symphony No. 4 in E minor

Winterthur, Switzerland

November 21, 2021

L. EVERS: Die Odyssee 

Zürich Opernhaus 
Zurich, Switzerland

December 07, 2021

L. EVERS: Die Odyssee 

Zürich Opernhaus 
Zurich, Switzerland

December 16, 2021

L. EVERS: Die Odyssee 

Zürich Opernhaus 
Zurich, Switzerland

January 09, 2022

New Year's Concert 

works by J. STRAUSS and F. LEHAR 

 

Symphony Hall Birmingham

Birmingham, UK

February 06, 2022

DVORAK: Othello Overture

TCHAIKOVSKY: Variations on a Rococo Theme for Cello and Orchestra

PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major

Zlatomir Fung, cello

Kansas City, USA

March 26, 2022

Indianapolis  Symphony Orchestra

DVORAK: Cello Concerto in B minor

T. LEÓN: Ácana

SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 4 op. 120

Thomas Mesa, cello

Indianapolis, USA

May 20, 2022

BECK: Overture 'la mort d'orphee'

BACH, J.S.: Concerto for organ and orchestra

MOZART: Concerto for Organ and Strings in G Major

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 2 in D major

Tobias Lindner, organ

Basel, Switzerland

October 28, 2021

SIBELIUS: Concerto for Violin in D minor

GYÖRGY LIGETI: Ramifications

BRAHMS: Symphony No. 4 in E minor

Winterthur, Switzerland

November 28, 2021

L. EVERS: Die Odyssee 

Zürich Opernhaus 
Zurich, Switzerland

December 11, 2021

L. EVERS: Die Odyssee 

Zürich Opernhaus 
Zurich, Switzerland

December 26, 2021

L. EVERS: Die Odyssee 

Zürich Opernhaus 
Zurich, Switzerland

February 04, 2022

DVORAK: Othello Overture

TCHAIKOVSKY: Variations on a Rococo Theme for Cello and Orchestra

PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major

Zlatomir Fung, cello

Kansas City, USA

February 20, 2022

El Sistema - Venezuela

DVORAK: Othello Overture

BRAHMS: Symphony No. 2 

Caracas, Venezuela

April  22, 2022

Elliott GYGER: Concerto for Orchestra  

RAVEL: Piano Concerto for the Left Hand
DVOŘÁK: Symphony No.9 

Paavali Jumppanen, piano

Perth, Australia

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

Clemens Goldberg,

Kultureradio

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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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