Jiří Rožeň is one of the most exciting and promising conductors of his generation. He has seen success in Salzburg and London as the Finalist of both the Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award and the Donatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition. Formerly, as Assistant Conductor at the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Jiří worked alongside Donald Runnicles and Thomas Dausgaard and also assisted them at the BBC Proms and the Edinburgh International Festival.
In 2018/19 season, Jiří continues to build on his growing international profile debuting with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Göteborgs Symfoniker, BBC Philharmonic, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Ulster Orchestra and returns to Czech Philharmonic Orchestra and Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra. Other engagements include his debut with Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra as well as appearances with the Oulu Symphony, Orchestre de Pau Pays de Béarn, Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra and Brno Philharmonic.