Jakob Hultberg

Jakob Hultberg


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2018Tchaikovsky: Swan LakeConductor
2018Prokofiev: Peter and the wolfConductor
2018Salieri/Rimsky-Korsakov: Salieri vs MozartConductor
2018Bernstein: West Side StoryConductor
2017Mozart: RequiemConductor
2017Gudmundsen-holmgren: Sol Går Op, Sol Går NedConductor
2017Tchaikovsky: The Swan LakeConductor
2017Tavener: Requiem FragmentsConductor
2017Tchaikovsky: The NutcrackerConductor
2017Rimsky-korsakov: Mozart And SalieriConductor
2017Bach J.s.: Matthäuspassion, Bwv 244 (st. Matthew Passion)Conductor
2017Britten: The Rape Of LucretiaConductor
2017Mozart: Die ZauberflöteConductor
2017Puccini: ToscaConductor
2017Puccini: Gianni SchicchiConductor
2017Puccini: Suor AngelicaConductor
2017Verdi: OtelloConductor
2017Wagner: LohengrinConductor
2017Rossini: Petite Messe SolennelleConductor
2017Beethoven: Symphony No. 5, Op. 67, C minor (Fate)Conductor
2017Beethoven: Symphony No. 1, Op. 21, C majorConductor
2017Beethoven: Symphony No. 7, Op. 92, A majorConductor
2017Berlioz: Le Carnaval Romain, Op. 9Conductor
2017Brahms: Symphony No. 1, Op. 68, C MinorConductor
2017Debussy: Prélude à L'après-midi D'un Faune, L. 86Conductor
2017Mahler: Symphony No. 1, D major (Titan)Conductor
2017Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4, Op. 90, A major (Italian)Conductor
2017Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture, Op. 26, B minor (Fingal's Cave)Conductor
2017Mozart: Symphony No. 41, K. 551, C Major (jupiter)Conductor
2017Bernstein: Candide OvertureConductor
2017Ravel: Ma Mère L'oyeConductor
2017Schubert: Symphony No. 8 D. 759, B Minor (unfinished)Conductor
2017Schubert: Symphony No. 9 D. 944, C Major (the Great)Conductor
2017Schubert: Symphony No. 5, D. 485, B-flat MajorConductor
2017Schumann: Symphony No. 1, Op. 38, B-flat Major (spring)Conductor
2017Sibelius: Finlandia, Op. 26Conductor
2017Sibelius: Symphony No. 2, Op. 43, D majorConductor
2017Stravinsky: The Firebird (l'oiseau De Feu)Conductor
2017Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5, Op. 64, TH 29, E minorConductor
2017Verdi: Nabucco OvertureConductor
2017Elgar: Cello Concerto, Op. 85, E minorConductor
2017Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto No. 1, D minorConductor
2017Poulenc: Concerto For Organ, Timpani And Strings, Fp 93Conductor
2017Grieg: Piano Concerto, Op. 16, A minorConductor
2017Mozart: Violin Concerto No, 3, K. 216, G majorConductor
2017Mozart: Concerto For Violin No. 5, K. 219, A Major (turkish)Conductor
2017Ravel: Piano Concerto In G MajorConductor
2017Rodrigo: Concierto De AranjuezConductor
2017Schumann: Piano Concerto Op. 54, A MinorConductor
2017Sibelius: Violin ConcertoConductor
2017Stravinsky: Histoire Du SoldatConductor
2017Stravinsky: Octet For WindConductor
2017Mozart: Oboe Concerto In C Major K. 314 ;Conductor
2017Farmakis: The stories of nobodyConductor
2017Handel: Messiah, Hwv 56Conductor
2017Tchaikovsky: The NutcrackerConductor
2016Orff: Carmina BuranaConductor
2016Gudmundsson: Hamlet In AbsentiaConductor
2015Verdi: Un Ballo In MascheraConductor


Jakob Hultberg, born 1978 in Sweden finished his conducting studies in May 2010 with a diploma in orchestral conducting from The Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen. He has since worked as conductor in Sweden and Denmark.

Originally trained as a percussionist, Jakob has studied choral and orchestral conducting, music theory and composition at the Gothenburg Academy of Music and Drama. At the academy he worked closely together with the new music department leading to numerous premieres of both orchestra and chamber pieces. His collaboration with the opera academy gave him the possibility to work intimately with the opera students and conducting several interesting productions with singers and orchestra, as well as premiering several operas.His diploma studies in Copenhagen commencing in 2006 with professor Giancarlo Andretta, gave Jakob rich possibilities to develop both as orchestral and opera conductor. 

Already during his studies he was recurrently engaged by the Royal Opera in Copenhagen as assistant conductor on their productions of Wagner's Tannhäuser and Lohengrin as well as Britten's Rape of Lucretia. This is a collaboration that has continued and developed and which has given him the possibility to work with some of the world's leading singers and stage directors. In 2011 and 2012 he was invited to conduct two family productions and one opera gala concert at the Gothenburg Opera.

Parallel to opera conducting Jakob regularly conducts symphonic music and ensembles of contemporary music. In 2012 Jakob was one of the finalists, and eventually awarded shared second prize in the Swedish conducting competition 'Svenska Dirigentpriset'. Jakob has been awarded numerous scholarships, notably among them, he has for several successive years won the audition for the Conductor scholarship from the Royal Swedish Academy of Music.

In January 2014, Jakob took up the post as Artistic Director and Chief conductor of the Chamber Choir Camerata, Copenhagen with which he has since conducted Bach Matthew Passion, Mozart Requiem and Handel Messiah as well as numerous acappella-concerts. 2015 included his debut at the Royal Opera Copenhagen with the world premiere of Pelle Gudmundsen Holmgreen's 'Sol går op, sol går ned', as well as work as assistant conductor at La Monnaie in Brussels on their production of Verdi's Un Ballo in maschera.

In October 2015 Jakob made his debut at The Royal Ballet in Copenhagen and has since been reinvited to conduct Tchaikovsky Swan Lake in 16/17. In June 2016 he conducted a much appreciated Carmina Burana with Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra and later that summer he premiered a well received new Hamlet opera with Nordic Opera/Athelas Sinfonietta at the Shakespeare festival in Helsinore, a production that will play on tour in Denmark in 2017. This season also includes, among other things, Mozart and Tavener Requiems and Messiah with Camerata, and productions with Danish Radio SO and Copenhagen Philharmnonic.

In 17/18 Jakob will be in charge of two major ballet productions at The Royal Ballet Copenhagen, Nutcracker and Swan Lake. He will also work with Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Stockholm, Norrköping SO and Aarhus SO.
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Jump-in ready? Company Year
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker Royal Opera Stockholm 2019
Verdi: La Traviata Malmö Opera 2019
Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Royal Danish Opera (Det Kongelige Teater) 2018
Prokofiev: Peter and the wolf Royal Concert Hall, Stockholm 2018
Salieri/Rimsky-Korsakov: Salieri vs Mozart Folkoperan 2018


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