The conductor and composer Jobst Liebrecht studied at the Hochschule für Musik in Munich, as well as with Peter Eötvös. He has worked with renowned new music groups such as Ensemble Modern, Klangforum Wien, Ensemble Köln, Ensemble Resonanz, and Ensemble United Berlin. He has conducted the Radio Symphony Orchestra Berlin, the Duisburg Philharmonic, the Sinfonietta Leipzig, and the Munich Chamber Orchestra. Internationally, Liebrecht has also appeared in Argentina, Georgia, South Korea, Switzerland, and the USA. Liebrecht conducted the the premieres of the operas Lunu by Moritz Eggert and Gloria von Jaxtberg by H.K.Gruber, as well as the music theatre piece Der Golem in Bayreuth at the Vienna Burgtheater with the director Einar Schleef. Liebrecht has recorded the complete works of the Italian avant-garde composer Franco Evangelisti for the West German Radio Broadcasting Corporation (WDR) in Cologne. For many years Liebrecht worked as assistant to Hans Wener Henze. In 2004, his WERGO recording of Henze`s fairy tale opera Pollicino was awarded the ECHO Klassik price within the category Classic for Children. Jobst Liebrecht has led the Marzahn-Hellersdorf Symphonic Youth Orchestra since the group was founded in 2005 and together with Gerhard Scherer the Landesjugendensemble Neue Musik Berlin since 2013. He is leading a composing class for children at the Staatsoper Berlin and was invited two times for a residency as a composition teacher at the Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.