ANDREA MARCON (musical director) is known for his interpretations of Baroque, classical and early Romantic repertoire.
The Italian organist, harpsichordist and conductor studied with Jean-Claude Zehnder and Hans Martin Linde at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis. In 1997, he founded the Orchestra barocca di Venezia, with which he rediscovered Baroque operas, conducting premieres of Cavalli’s L’Orione, Händel’s Siroe, re di Persia, Cimarosa’s L’Olimpiade and Galuppi’s L’Olimpiade. Andrea Marcon has conducted the Berliner Philharmoniker, the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg, Luzern Sinfonie Orchester, Orquesta Ciudad de Granada, the Bremer Philharmoniker, Essener Philharmoniker, Camerata Salzburg, the Stuttgarter Kammerorchester and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra. For his CD recordings, Andrea Marcon has been awarded two Edisons, an ECHO Klassik, the Vivaldi Award from the Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Choc du Monde de la Musique and Diapason d’or, and has won the Preis der Deutsche Schallplattenkritik four times. Future: Vivaldi’s Catone in Utica (Royal Concertgebouw).
Dutch National Opera debut
Portrait: Marco Borggreve