• Music Director of the Aalto Theatre and Philharmonie Essen (from 2013 ) • Music Director of the Prague National Theatre and Estates Theatre. ( 2008- 2012 ) • Principal Guest Conductor with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Tomas Netopil began his conductor career in 2002 by winning the First Prize of Sir Georg Solti International Conductors’ Competition at the Alte Opra Frankfurt, Germany.
During almost 20 years he conducted the best European orchestras and appeared in some of the most prestigious international theatres: Berliner Philharmoniker, Gewandhaus Orchester Leipzig, Dresdner Staatskapelle, Sinfonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, RSB Berlin, Konzerthausorchester Berlin, London Philharmonic, Philharmonia Orchestra London, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Tonhalle Orchester Zürich, Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest, Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala, Orchestra Nazionale della RAI Torino, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, Oslo Philharmonic, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, NHK Symphony Orchestra (Tokyo), Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Bayerische Staatsoper München, Operá National de Paris, De Nederlandse Opera, Teatro La Fenice Venezia, Teatro Regio Torino, Salzburger Festspiele, Zurich Opera.
He regularly performs at the Vienna State Opera and at the Vlaamse Opera, is a Guest Conductor with the Orchestre de Paris and the Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte Carlo.
From 2008 to 2012 Tomas Netopil held the position of Music Director of the Prague National Theatre and Estates Theatre.
From 2013 Maestro is serving as Music Director of the Aalto Theatre and Philharmonie Essen (Germany), recording for Supraphon and appearing in international music festivals.
He is Principal Guest Conductor of the Czech Philharmonic from 2018. Tomas Netopil and the Czech Philharmonic will embark on a major series of concerts to Switzerland, England and Irland the season 2020/21.