Eduardo Strausser’s powerful and dynamic style was praised by Croatian newspaper Vecernji List, which singled him out as “unquestionably one of the new faces in the music world, and part of its exciting future” following his debut with the Croatian Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra in spring 2017.
This season Eduardo returns to Berner Symphonieorchester and debuts with the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin and Oulu Symphony Orchestra. He is joined by Richard Galliano for performances with the Bilkent Symphony Orchestra, and conducts Bruckner’s Symphony No.4 with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, as well as all Beethoven programmes with I Pomeriggi Musicali, pianist Steven Osborne joins him in Milan.
Eduardo was Resident Conductor of the Theatro Municipal de São Paulo from 2014-2016. During his last season in São Paulo, Eduardo led performances of Strauss´ Elektra and Carlos Gomes´ Fosca, as well as performances of The Nutcracker with the Balé da Cidade de São Paulo and a Stefano Poda production of Mahler’s Symphony No.1.
From 2012 to 2014 Eduardo was Music Director at the Orchesterverein Wiedikon and the Kammerorchester Kloten in Zürich.
Eduardo has conducted Die Zauberflöte with the Meininger Hofkapelle, and in 2016 led Puccini’s La bohème at the Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro. As well as concerts at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice in January 2017 he conducted performances of La bohème at the Teatro Verdi di Padova and the Teatro Sociale di Rovigo.
Besides his studies at the Zurich University of Arts, Eduardo worked with the visionary composer Karlheinz Stockhausen as part of a two-month course in Kürten, Germany. He has also participated in masterclasses with Bernard Haitink and David Zinman in Switzerland, and with Kurt Masur in New York. In 2008 Eduardo was selected to take part in the prestigious International Forum for Conductors at the Ferienkurse für Neue Musik in Darmstadt, Germany, where he had the chance to work closely with composers György Kurtág and Brian Ferneyhough.
Eduardo is fluent in Portuguese, Romanian, German, English, Italian, French, Spanish and Hebrew.