Chief Conductor Designated of the Royal Danish Theatre

Principal Guest Conductor Designated of the Wiener Symphoniker

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 awide-ranging repertoire.

She has developed a continuous collaboration with orchestras like DSO Berlin, where she made her debut in 2018, and Wiener Symphoniker, with which she has been guest at Bregenz Festival, as well as at Vienna’s Musikverein and Konzerthaus.

From 2023/24 on, she will be Principal Guest Conductor of the Wiener Symphoniker.

In August 2024, she will also take on the post of Principal Conductor of the Royal Danish Theatre Copenhagen.

Marie Jacquot‘s 2022/23 season started with her debut at the Opéra National du Rhin Strasbourg (world premiere of „Until the lions“ by Thierry Pécou), which was followed by further highly acclaimed debuts, a.o. with the Symphony Orchestras of Bavarian Radio Munich, WDR Cologne and HR Frankfurt, as well as the Staatskapelle Dresden. In Nancy, she conducted the premiere of Prokofiev‘s „Love of the three oranges“, after which a new production of Ambroise Thomas‘s „Hamlet“ at the Komische Oper Berlin is followed by the premiere of Mozart‘s „Le nozze di Figaro“ at the Flemish Opera in Antwerpen/Ghent.

Successful debuts and re-invitations of the past seasons includes a.o. Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Dresden Philharmonic, Karajan-Akademie of Berlin Philharmonic, Gürzenisch-Orchester Cologne, mdr-SO Leipzig, Malmö SO, Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne, as well as Semperoper Dresden (Eötvös‘ „The Golden Dragon“ as well as „Carmen“), State Opera Stuttgart („Medée“, „Don Giovanni“) and Deutsche Oper Berlin („La Traviata“).

Ab Sommer 2019 war Marie Jacquot drei Jahre lang erste Kapellmeisterin an der Deutschen Oper am Rhein Düsseldorf / Duisburg, wo sie neben Vorstellungen in einem breiten Repertoire u.a. die Neuproduktionen „La clemenza di Tito“, „Roméo et Juliette“ und „Der Nussknacker“ leitete, sowie Konzerte der Düsseldorfer Symphoniker und der Duisburger Philharmoniker dirigierte.

In 2016, Marie Jacquot was assistant to Kirill Petrenko at the Bavarian State Opera for the world premiere of Miroslav Srnka's "South Pole" (directed by Hans Neuenfels), following which she was invited to conduct two world premieres at the 2016 and 2018 Munich Opera Festival. Between 2016 and 2019 she was 1st Kapellmeister and Deputy General Music Director in Würzburg.

After studying trombone in Paris, Marie Jacquot studied conducting in Vienna and Weimar and attended various master classes; as of 2019, she was in the second sponsorship stage of the Conductors' Forum of the German Music Council. Her awards include the "Ernst Schuch Prize" in 2019, as well as a nomination as "Newcomer of the year" at the International Opera Awards.