Sergi Roca Bru
With strong musical intuition and honest, authentic interpretations Sergi Roca Bru has made a name for himself as an emerging young conductor. Those who know him, know an energetic and passionate artist with great capability to inspire his colleagues and move audiences.
2nd Prize at the
Orvieto International Opera Conducting Competition "Luigi Mancinelli"
After three rounds rehearsing and conducting diverse scenes from Verdi's Un ballo in maschera with orchestra and soloists, the jury awarded Roca Bru with the 2nd prize exaequo and a special prize: an engagement at the opera Košice in Slovakia. The first prize was deserted. Nearly 50 conductors of all over the world participated at the 11th edition of the competition, that ended with a concert conductid by the finalists.
New Season at Landestheater Schleswig-Holstein
In season 2023/24 starts Roca Bru a new position as 1st resident conductor and substitute general music director in Flensburg.
Highlights of these season include:
Vorhang auf! - season opening gala
Sweeney Todd - musical by Stephen Sondheim
The firebird / Fantaisie symphonique - ballet by Emil Bruland on music by Igor Stravinsky and Kurt Weill
La Traviata - opera by Giuseppe Verdi
New Year's concert - with a latin american program
Der arme Jonathan - opereta by Carl Millöcker
Peter Grimes - opera by Benjamin Britten
Symphonic concert - pieces by Mendelssohn, Stevens and Bizet
Sacre du Printemps and Firebird as farewell
On the July the 9th Sergi Roca will end his 4-year commitment as 2nd Kapellmeister at the Theater Kiel conducting the successful ballet "Labyrinth der Träume" (Labyrith of dreams) by choreographer Yaroslav Ivanenko.
The show explores Salvador Dalí's life, work and visions with a surrealistic esthetic.
Both Stravinsky's extremely challenging masterpieces will be played from the orchestra pit by the Kieler Philharmoniker.
Manon Lescaut Debut
Roca Bru recently made his debut with Puccini's first world wide success conducting five performances of Manon Lescaut at the Theater Kiel in a production featuring Agnieska Hauzer as Manon and Andeka Gorrotxategi as Des Grieux.
After Tosca (Flensburg) and Madama Butterfly (Sabadell), Manon Lescaut is the 3rd Puccini opera that Roca Bru conduted in the