June 2021 - 1st prize winner at the BLUE DANUBE / BELA BARTOK INTERNATIONAL OPERA CONDUCTING COMPETITION.
Mr. Engelbrecht will debut with several opera houses and orchestras over the next two seasons, among others with the Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra, the State Opera Kosice, Slovakia and the State Opera Stara Zagora, Bulgaria.
January, 2020 - Appointment as chief conductor of Philharmonie Gelre Arnhem
January - February 2020 - Opera with the Hague Philharmonic (Residentieorkest)
Dutch National Opera, Amsterdam
Nabucco - Giuseppe Verdi