Marie Jacquot

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Marie Jacquot


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.

From the 2023–2024 season, Jacquot is the Principal Guest Conductor of the Wiener Symphoniker, with whom she has already appeared at the Bregenz Festival, the Vienna Konzerthaus, and the Vienna Musikverein. In summer 2024, she will additionally take over the position as Principal Conductor of the Royal Danish Theatre Copenhagen.

Already in 2023–2024, Jacquot is a Guest Conductor at the Copenhagen Opera for a new production of Eugene Onegin. Debuts this season will take her to Oper Frankfurt (Die Zauberflöte) and to a world premiere by Marc-André Dalbavie at the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, among others, as well as in concerts with the Munich Philharmonic, the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra, and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.

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, the Malmö Symphony Orchestra, and the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne.

She has also conducted premieres and performances in a wide repertoire at prominent opera houses, including Semperoper Dresden (Eötvös's The Golden Dragon , Carmen), Staatsoper Stuttgart (Medée, Don Giovanni ), Deutsche Oper Berlin (La traviata), Komische Oper Berlin (Thomas's 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, 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 with the Düsseldorfer Symphoniker and the Duisburger Philharmoniker.

After studying trombone in Paris, Jacquot studied conducting in Vienna and Weimar, attended various masterclasses, 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.