Conductor

Marie Jacquot

Conductor

Marie Jacquot

Chief Conductor Designate, Royal Danish Theatre, First Kapellmeister, Deutsche Oper am Rhein

Chief Conductor Designate, Royal Danish Theatre, First Kapellmeister, Deutsche Oper am Rhein

"Romeo & Julietta at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein: "The best thing about the young French conductor Marie Jacquot when she takes us on Gounod's musical journey into the night she exposes the finest French timbres of the Duisburg Philharmonic Orchestra"
RP Online
"Convincing to perfect - a promising debut in the Philharmonie"
Berliner Zeitung
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Marie Jacquot

Marie Jacquot has established herself as one of the most compelling conducting talents of her generation, bringing a wide scope of repertoire, musical curiosity, and irresistible enthusiasm to the podium. First Kapellmeister at the Deutsche Opera am Rhein Düsseldorf / Duisburg since 2019, she was recently appointed Chief Conductor of the Royal Danish Theatre, in Copenhagen, for a five-year term beginning with the 2024-25 season.

In Dusseldorf and Duisburg, she has conducted productions of Samson et DalilaRoméo et JulietteLa Traviata and La Clemenza di Tito, as well as concerts with the Düsseldorf Symphony and Duisburg Philharmonic Orchestra. In the 2021-22 season she leads productions of Orphée aux enfers, La Clemenza di Tito, and The Nutcracker. She also makes debuts with the Dresden Philharmonic and Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra and conducts Faust at the Royal Danish Opera in Copenhagen, as well as Carmen and Péter Eötvös’ Der goldene Drache at the Semperoper Dresden. Her re-engagements include the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra, Wiener Symphoniker, and Staatsoper Stuttgart, where she conducts Don Giovanni and Cherubini’s Medea.

Jacquot has also appeared with the Karajan Academy Orchestra at the Philharmonie in Berlin, Gürzenich Orchestra Cologne, Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, Rhode Island Philharmonic, Orchestre de Chambre du Luxembourg, Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz, Munich Radio Orchestra, Komische Oper Berlin, MDR-Musiksommer, and the orchestra of the Opéra national de Lorraine in France. 

After assisting General Music Director Kirill Petrenko in the world premiere of SouthPole at the Bayerische Staatsoper, she was invited to conduct the revival of the production (subsequently cancelled due to Covid), and two world premieres, Tonguecat and Die Vorübergehenden, as part of the Munich Opera Festival.

From 2016 to 2019, Marie Jacquot was First Kapellmeisterin and Deputy General Music Director at Mainfranken Theater Würzburg, where she conducted new productions of NabuccoDie CsardasfürstinKing ArthurIl barbiere di Siviglia, and Hänsel und Gretel, as well as a revival of Idomeneo

After studying trombone in Paris, Marie Jacquot pursed studies in conducting in Vienna and Weimar with Nicolas Pasquet, Ekahrt Wycik, and in masterclasses. She received scholarships from the SYLFF of Tokyo Foundation, Aspen Music Festival, and New Liszt Trust Weimar, and, since 2016, has been a scholar of Dirigentenforum / Deutscher Musikrat. She received the “Ernst-Schuch-Prize” in2019 and was nominated as “Newcomer of the Year” in the conductor category by the 2020 International Opera Awards.

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Stefana Atlas
Managing Director
email
Samantha Scully
Managing Director
email
North & South America and UK
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