Jakob Hultberg is born in Sweden and studied conducting in Gothenburg and Copenhagen. Since finishing his studies with a diploma in 2010 he has been active in all fields of conducting: opera, symphonic, ballet, and choral music, working with ensembles and opera houses such as the Royal Opera Copenhagen, La Monnaie in Brussels, Gothenburg Opera, Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra and Royal Philharmonic, Stockholm among others. In 17/18 Jakob was responsible for two major productions at The Royal Ballet, Copenhagen: Nutcracker and Swan Lake, and conducted his first production at Folkoperan, Stockholm. The 18/19 season includes his debuts at Royal Opera Stockholm and Malmö Opera as well as various orchestral productions. Starting in August 2019, Jakob will occupy the position as House Conductor at Malmö Opera, Sweden.