"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"
"Convincing to perfect - a promising debut in the Philharmonie"
Marie Jacquot brings a wide scope of repertoire, musical curiosity, and irresistible enthusiasm to the podium. First Kapellmeister at the Deutsche Opera am Rhein Düsseldorf / Duisburg between 2019-2022, she was recently appointed Principal Guest Conductor of the Wiener Symphoniker starting with the 2023/2024 season, and Chief Conductor of the Royal Danish Theatre for a five-year term beginning with the 2024-25 season.
In Dusseldorf and Duisburg, she has conducted productions of Samson et Dalila, Roméo et Juliette, La Traviata and La Clemenza di Tito, as well as concerts with the Düsseldorf Symphony and Duisburg Philharmonic Orchestra. Most recently she led productions of Orphée aux enfers, La Clemenza di Tito, and The Nutcracker, made debuts with the Dresden Philharmonic and Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra and conducted 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 have included the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra, Wiener Symphoniker, and Staatsoper Stuttgart, where she conducted 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.
From 2016 to 2019, Marie Jacquot was First Kapellmeisterin and Deputy General Music Director at Mainfranken TheaterWürzburg, where she conducted new productions of Nabucco, Die Csardasfürstin, King Arthur, Il barbiere di Siviglia, and Hänsel und Gretel, as well as a revival of Idomeneo.
Marie Jacquot pursed studies in conducting in Vienna and Weimar with Nicolas Pasquet, Ekahrt Wycik, 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” in 2019 and was nominated as “Newcomer of the Year” in the conductor category by the 2020 International Opera Awards.