From 2013-2017 he was the conductor and artistic director of the Leopoldinum Chamber Orchestra Wroclaw. Worthy of note, the label cpo recently released highly-acclaimed CDs with works by Laks, Jarnach and Erich Wolfgang Korngold. Further conducting has taken him to the Biel Symphony Orchestra, Lemberg Symphony Orchestra, Cervo Summer Academy, Aurora Chamber Orchestra Sweden, and the Klaipeda Chamber Orchestra. He has given guest concerts in the Berlin Philharmonic, the Tonhalle Düsseldorf, at the Wratislawia Cantans Festival, and at the Casals Festival in France. With the Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra Budapest and the Hamburg Camerata, he will conduct concerts in 2019 in the Konzerthaus Vienna and the Hamburg Musikhalle, among other places. A recording of Hans Gal’s piano concerto will be released in 2020 again with cpo. In September 2019, Rohde appeared as a guest conductor and soloist at the opening of the festival for new music with the Klaipeda Chamber Orchestra. In November, Rohde conducted Beethoven’s 2nd Symphony and Mozart’s Magic Flute Overture with the Orquestra Filharmonica Projeto in Sao Paulo. Brahms’ second symphony will be the central work of the year 2021.
After his early studies with Christian Pohl and Prof. Hatto Beyerle, he soon became known as one of the most successful European teachers. He has been a professor at the Berlin University of the Arts since 1993, and is also an honorary member of the Royal Academy of Music in London. His students’ successes include leading positions with the Berlin and Munich Philharmonic, with all radio orchestras, the Leipzig Gewandhaus, London, Paris, Rome etc. as well as numerous prizes in competitions such as Banff, ARD Munich, Young Concert Artists NY, Mendelssohn Competition, Brahms Competition, Geneva competition and also include ECHO Klassik Prize winners. He is the artistic director of the International Max Rostal Competition Berlin.