Ruth Reinhardt is probably one of the most exciting and versatile conductors of our time. She impresses worldwide with her enormous musical intelligence, her elegant conducting and unusual programming.
During the 21/22 season, she conducted the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre National de France, the DSO Berlin, The Konzerthausorchester Berlin and the MDR Symphony Orchestra in Leipzig, all to great acclaim. In addition, she gave her debut with the San Francisco Symphony and accompanied the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen on tour, with Daniil Trifonov as the soloist. Concerts with the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic and the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra followed.
Born in Saarbrücken, Ruth Reinhardt received her first violin lessons at an early age and participated in the Saarland State Theatre Children’s Choir. She studied violin with Rudolf Koelman at Zurich College of the Arts, where she also began her training as a conductor with Constantin Trinks, Johannes Schlaefli and Ulrich Windfuhr. In addition, she attended a number of masterclasses given by Bernard Haitink, Michael Tilson Thomas, David Zinman, Paavo Järvi, Neeme Järvi and Marin Alsop. After graduating in Zurich, she obtained a Master’s degree in Conducting with Alan Gilbert at the Juilliard School in New York.