About Eliahu Inbal

Eliahu Inbal was born in Israel in 1936. He held numerous chief posts with orchestras such as Frankfurt Radio Symphony (hr-Sinfonieorchester), Konzerthausorchester Berlin, Teatro la Fenice di Venezia, and Czech Philharmonic. He was appointed Conductor Laureate of Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra in 2014. Many CDs of live performances by Inbal and TMSO are winning great acclaim. He was decorated by French and German Government, and by the cities of Frankfurt and Wien.

Eliahu Inbal is currently chief conductor of the Czech Philharmonic and Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestras. In 1963 he won first prize in the Guido Cantelli Competition, with engagements at La Scala, in Israel and Berlin, with the Vienna Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, Concertgebouw and London Orchestras. He is known for his Mahler and Bruckner recordings with the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, as well as for his cycles of Ravel with the Orchestre National de France, Dvořák and Stravinsky with the Philharmonia Orchestra, Shostakovich with the Vienna Symphony and Strauss with the Suisse Romande Orchestra. The principal positions he has held include the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Italian RAI, Berlin Symphony and Teatro La Fenice. Honours have included appointment as Officier des Arts et des Lettres in France and the Goldenes Ehrenzeichen, the Austrian Cross of Merit.

Eliahu Inbal


Venice, Italy