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Marie Jacquot

Conductor

GENERAL MANAGEMENT

Mag. Maria Zeugswetter
Senior Artist Manager
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MMag. Clara Ernst 
Artist Manager 
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Helena Telen 
Assistant Artist Manager 
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Biography

Principal Guest Conductor Wiener Symphoniker
Chief Conductor Designate The Royal Danish Theatre
Chief Conductor Designate WDR Symphony Orchestra

Marie Jacquot has played her way into the forefront of exciting young conductors through numerous outstanding debuts with top-class orchestras, her consistent musical work and her interest in exploring a wide-ranging repertoire.

Since the 2023/24 season, Marie Jacquot has been Principal Guest Conductor of The Wiener Symphoniker, with whom she is also touring in addition to concerts at the Vienna Konzerthaus, the Vienna Musikverein and the Bregenz Festival. Starting with season 2024/25, she will also take over the position of Chief Conductor of the Royal Danish Theatre Copenhagen. From 2026/27 on, she will be Chief Conductor of the WDR Symphony Orchestra.

In autumn 2023, Marie Jacquot conducted a new production of "Eugene Onegin" as guest conductor at the Copenhagen Opera and concerts with the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra and Dallas Symphony Orchestra, among others. Her debuts this season include a world premiere by Marc-André Dalbavie at the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, as well as concerts with the Munich Philharmonic, the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra in Tokyo.

Successful debuts and re-invitations of the past seasons include a.o.…

Principal Guest Conductor Wiener Symphoniker
Chief Conductor Designate The Royal Danish Theatre
Chief Conductor Designate WDR Symphony Orchestra

Marie Jacquot has played her way into the forefront of exciting young conductors through numerous outstanding debuts with top-class orchestras, her consistent musical work and her interest in exploring a wide-ranging repertoire.

Since the 2023/24 season, Marie Jacquot has been Principal Guest Conductor of The Wiener Symphoniker, with whom she is also touring in addition to concerts at the Vienna Konzerthaus, the Vienna Musikverein and the Bregenz Festival. Starting with season 2024/25, she will also take over the position of Chief Conductor of the Royal Danish Theatre Copenhagen. From 2026/27 on, she will be Chief Conductor of the WDR Symphony Orchestra.

In autumn 2023, Marie Jacquot conducted a new production of "Eugene Onegin" as guest conductor at the Copenhagen Opera and concerts with the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra and Dallas Symphony Orchestra, among others. Her debuts this season include a world premiere by Marc-André Dalbavie at the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, as well as concerts with the Munich Philharmonic, the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra in Tokyo.

Successful debuts and re-invitations of the past seasons include a.o. Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden, the Symphony Orchestras of Bavarian Radio Munich, WDR Cologne, HR Frankfurt and mdr Leipzig, as well as DSO Berlin, the Karajan Academy of the Berlin Philharmonic, Malmö Symphony Orchestra and Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne.

She has also conducted premieres and performances in a wide repertoire at prominent opera houses, including Semperoper Dresden (Eötvös' "The Golden Dragon", "Carmen"), Staatsoper Stuttgart ("Medée", "Don Giovanni"), Deutsche Oper Berlin ("La traviata"), Komische Oper Berlin (Thomas' "Hamlet"), Opéra National du Rhin Strasbourg (world premiere by Thierry Pécou), Flemish Opera Antwerp/Gent ("Le nozze di Figaro") and Opéra National de Lorraine in Nancy ("L'amour des trois oranges").

Between 2016 and 2019, Marie Jacquot was First Kapellmeister and Deputy General Music Director in Würzburg. From 2019, she was First Kapellmeister at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein Düsseldorf / Duisburg for three years, where she conducted the new productions of "La Clemenza di Tito", "Roméo et Juliette" and "The Nutcracker", as well as concerts of Düsseldorfer Symphoniker and Duisburger Philharmoniker.

After studying trombone in Paris, Marie Jacquot studied conducting in Vienna and Weimar, attended various master classes and held a scholarship of the Conductors' Forum of the German Music Council. In 2016, she was assistant to Kirill Petrenko at the Bavarian State Opera for the world premiere of Miroslav Srnka's "South Pole" and subsequently conducted two productions of her own at the Munich Opera Festival.

Her awards include the "Ernst Schuch Prize" in 2019, as well as a nomination for "Newcomer of the year" at the International Opera Awards. In February 2024 she won the palm “Révélation / Chef d’orchestre” at the 31st “Victoires de la Musique Classique”.

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Conductor Marie Jacquot guided the Komische Oper orchestra with a sure hand through the many motifs and different tempi, making the rich timbres shimmer.

30.06.2024

Marie Jacquot conducts world premiere at the Berlin State Opera
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17.05.2024

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla and Marie Jacquot Stand in at Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
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08.05.2024

Marie Jacquot makes debut with Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
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11.03.2024

Marie Jacquot makes her debut with the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra
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01.03.2024

Marie Jacquot wins a Victoires de la Musique Classique Award
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14.02.2024

Marie Jacquot makes debut with Munich Philharmonic
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25.01.2024

Marie Jacquot appointed as new Chief Conductor of the WDR Sinfonieorchester
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12.01.2024

Marie Jacquot on tour with the Vienna Symphony
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03.01.2024

Marie Jacquot makes debut with Dallas Symphony Orchestra
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07.12.2023

Marie Jacquot conducts the Vienna Symphony's Advent concert
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