First Kapellmeister Deutsche Oper am Rhein

“The pick of the bunch is the conducting of Marie Jacquot: The young French conductor and new Kapellmeister of Oper am Rhein orchestrates Gounod’s musical journey into the night with finest French colours of Duisburg Philharmonic Orchestra...“
RP Online, 2. February 2020, Premiere of Roméo et Juliette at Deutschen Oper am Rhein

Marie Jacquot stands out of the numerous young conducting talents due to her interest in exploring a wide-ranging repertoire, her consistent rehearsal work and her inspiring delight when performing music.

Since autumn 2019, she has been First Kapellmeister at Deutsche Oper am Rhein Düsseldorf / Duisburg, where she conducts Samson et Dalila, Hänsel und Gretel, Roméo et Juliette and La traviata as well as concerts of both the Düsseldorf Symphony and Duisburg Philharmonic Orchestra.

Marie Jacquot’s enthousiastically received debuts of the seasons 2018/19 and 19/20 include Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Staatsoper Stuttgart (Cherubini’s Medea), MDR- Musiksommer, Gürzenich Orchestra Cologne, Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre de Chambre du Luxembourg, Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz, and Munich Radio Orchestra. In spring 2020 she led rehearsals for Thierry Pécou’s world premiere of Until the lions at the Opéra national du Rhin, which had to be postponed to 2022.
In the current season she debuts with Wiener Symphoniker, Malmö Symphony Orchestra, the orchestra of the Opéra national de Lorraine and returns to DSO Berlin.

For several years Marie Jacqout has been developing strong artistic ties with the Bayerische Staatsoper. Jacquot took over the musical direction of the festival project Tonguecat, conducted a preview concert of the Bayerisches Staatsorchester as part of their guest appearance in New York in March 2018 and returned to Munich Opera Festival 2018 to lead the world premiere of Die Vorübergehenden by Nikolaus Brass. Her return to Munich was planned for the current season, with the revival of South Pole, in whose premiere she assisted GMD Kirill Petrenko.

From 2016 to 2019, Marie Jacquot was First Kapellmeisterin and deputy GMD at Mainfranken Theater Würzburg. Here, she conducted the new productions of Nabucco, Die Csardasfürstin, King Arthur, Il barbiere di Siviglia and Hänsel und Gretel, as well as the revival of Idomeneo.

After studies of the trombone in Paris, Marie Jacquot studied conducting in Vienna and Weimar (Nicolas Pasquet) and in several master classes.

Since 2019 she has been included in the second funding stage at Dirigentenforum / Deutscher Musikrat.
Awards include the “Ernst-Schuch-Prize” in 2019, in 2020 she was nominated as “Newcomer of the year” by the International Opera Awards.