"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"
Equally skilled in leading performances of operatic and symphonic repertoire, Marie Jacquot has emerged as one of the leading young conductors of her generation, with a reputation for exploring a wide range of repertoire and consistently delivering inspiring and joyful performances. The 2020-21 season marks her second as First Kapellmeister at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf and Duisburg. Prior to her appointment, Marie was First Kapellmeister at Mainfranken Theater Würzburg and assistant to Kirill Petrenko at the Bavarian State Opera, in Munich. Recent and future highlights include appearances with the Wiener Symphoniker, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin (DSO), Staatstheater Stuttgart, Gürzenich Orchestra Cologne, Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne, Munich Radio Orchestra, Luxembourg Philharmonic, and the Rhode Island Philharmonic, among others. Marie was nominated for the 2020 International Opera Award in the conducting category of Newcomer of the Year.