Photo by Niki Kelko

Concertgebouw with Philharmonie Südwestaflen
Concertgebouw with Philharmonie Südwestaflen

Photo by René Achenbach

Philharmonie Südwestfalen
Philharmonie Südwestfalen

Photo by René Achenbach


Photo by Niki Kelko




Conductor - Violinist


Hungarian born Huba Hollókői is a young, dynamic operatic and symphonic conductor. He has already worked with many leading orchestras, including Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, Netherland Philharmonic Orchestra, Residentie Orkest, Noord Netherland Orchestra, Holland Ballet Orchestra, and was assistant conductor of Semyon Bychkov with the Concertgebouw Orchestra. He recently had his debut in Amsterdam Concertgebouw with Philharmonie Südwestfalen, MAV Symphony Orchestra and Danubia Symphony Orchestra in Budapest, with Sonderjollands Symfoniorkester (DK), Sinfonia Lahti  (FI), Filharmonica Banatul Timisoara and Arad Filharmonia (RO) and with Orkest van het Oosten in Enschede. As an opera conductor, he received excellent reviews with Mozart’s Magic Flute, Marriage of Figaro, Verdi's Rigoletto, Beethoven's Fidelio in Finland, and with Don Giovanni in the Netherlands. He frequently leads orchestras with his violin, and is founder of Taiga Quartet.

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"Total success in Joensuu: Figaro's wedding reaches a high artistic level with the direction of Huba Hollóköi and Markku Pölönen"

Keskisuomalainen, over Le Nozze Di Figaro


"Me and Huba are a bit like Coen's brothers on the cinema side: we freely support each other with our expertise."

Markku Pölönen in Rondo Magazine


"It was a joy to see and hear these young, rising talents on stage. They were led by skilled and committed conductor Huba Hollókői."

Jaquelin van Rooij, operamagazine.nl, over Mozart: Don Giovanni


"Getting director Pölönen and conductor Holloköi together proved to be a real jackpot."

Antti Juvonen, Karjalainen, over Mozart: Magic Flute


"This time, the orchestra was led by a guest conductor, Huba Hollókői ... A direct hit was this choice; the sense of humor of the young conductor is beyond doubt. Not only he understands the musical gags, not only he got them performed by the orchestra with his moves, but in the same time, he suggested that one can never get tired of them."

(Art7, Rossini: Crescendo, thematic concert with Danubia Symphony Orchestra, Budapest)


“The young Hollókői is a great talent”

Hannu Ilari Lampila, Helsingin Sanomat,

over Buxtehude: Membra Jesu Nostri

More reviews


June 15, 2021

Excellent review (in Finnish) about the new L'elisir d'amore production, directed and conducted by Huba Hollókői in Karjalainen.  

May 19, 2021

New venue: tickets are now available for L'elisir d'amore, which will be premiered at the Utra Arena, the open air theater of Joensuu. 

January  27, 2021

Following the strict regulations, we have been working on L'elisir d'amore by Donizetti. The production is ready, however, due to the circumstances, the permier will take place on the 11th of June. 

August 08, 2020

Due to the ongoing Corona pandemic, a number of concerts were cancelled - and may still be. However, chambermusic with Tiaga-Quartet is allowed, and Joensuu City Orchestra will restart working on the 21st of August with Beethoven's magnificient 7th Symphony. 

January 26, 2020

"Fidelio opens doors" Excellent review about the new Fidelio opera in Kaleva newspaper. Critics and audience praise the high level of cast and staging, as well as the ensembles.

October 22, 2019

Huba Hollókői is now represented in Finland by Fazer Artists, the leading Finnish music management.

October 14, 2019

On Saturday, Huba Hollókői got 1st prize on the  2° CONCORSO CITTA’ DI BRESCIA GIANCARLO FACCHINETTI PER DIRETTORI D’ORCHESTRA. The prize includes concerts in Italy, Poland, Czech Republic and Romania.