Ruth Reinhardt

Ruth Reinhardt, who was born in 1988 in Saarbrücken, studied violin with Rudolf Koelman and orchestral conducting with Constantin Trinks, Johannes Schlaefli, and Ulrich Windfuhr at the Zurich University of the Arts before transferring to the Juilliard School in New York to study with Alan Gilbert; she received her master’s degree in conducting there. Master classes have led her to Bernard Haitink, Michael Tilson Thomas, David Zinman, and Paavo Järvi. Reinhardt also gained important experience at Boston Symphony Orchestra’s Tanglewood Music Center (2015). She was a Conducting Fellow with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra (2015-16) and an Associate Fellow in Marin Alsop’s Taki Concordia Program (2015-17). Reinhardt began her career as assistant conductor to Jaap van Zweden with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra from 2016 to 2018 and conducted various concerts there, including the ReMix series of contemporary music. In the 2017-18 season Ruth Reinhardt was a Dudamel Fellow with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and in the summer of 2018 she was Assistant Conductor of the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMY, where she took over to conduct Nono’s No hay caminos, hay que caminar … on short notice. In the 2018-19 season, she made her debuts with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, the Grosses Orchester Graz and the Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra; she will appear in the 2019-20 with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra and the orchestras of Detroit, Indianapolis, Baltimore, Houston, and Los Angeles as well as the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. Opera productions she has conducted include Dvořák’s Rusalka and Weber’s Der Freischütz for the North Czech Opera Company and Strauss’s Die Fledermaus at Leipzig University of the Arts.

LUCERNE FESTIVAL debut on 9 September 2018, when she conducted the Orchestra of the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMY in Nono’s No hay caminos, hay que caminar … .

August 2019