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Marcus BoschMarcus Bosch

Marcus Bosch has been General Music Director of the Bavarian State Theater and the Nuremberg State Philharmonic Orchestra
since 2011. Aft er his debut with the German State Philharmonic of Rhineland-Palati nate at the age of 24, the conductor, who is
of German-Brazilian descent, decided to pursue a traditi onal career as a music director and opera conductor, which took him to
the State Theaters in Wiesbaden and Saarbrücken and the Halle State Orchestra. From 2002 to 2012 Marcus Bosch enjoyed great
success as General Music Director in Aachen, where he launched his internati onal career.

He has conducted many of the major orchestras in Europe, Asia and America, including the Staatskapelle Dresden, the Munich
Philharmonic Orchestra, the Nati onal Orchestra of Belgium, the Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra, the Nati onal Orchestra of
Lyon, the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, the Orchestra Nazionale della RAI Torino, the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, theDeutsche Symphonie Orchester Berlin, the MDR Symphony Orchestra, and the Deutsche Radiophilharmonie.

Marcus Bosch has appeared as a guest conductor with various opera companies, among them the Saxon State Opera, the KomischeOper Berlin, the Basel Theater, the Göteborg Opera, and the Verona Philharmonic Theater (Tristan und Isolde). He is a regular guest at the Hamburg State Opera, where since his debut with Fidelio in 2005 he has conducted Die Entf ührung aus dem
Serail, Der Freischütz, Falstaff , Macbeth, and Der fl iegende Holländer. His opening premiere of the 2013/14 season, York Höller's Der Meister und Margarita, was a resounding success.

Numerous world premieres, conducti ng engagements at the Munich Biennale, and the presentati on of the Handel Prize by the city of Halle demonstrate the conductor's wide-ranging stylisti c competence. As a result of his study of historical performance practi ce, his interpretati ons oft en present works of Brahms, Wagner, and Bruckner in a new light, according to music criti cs.

During the past few years he has built an extensive discography, including internati onally acclaimed complete recordings of the symphonies of Johannes Brahms and Anton Bruckner as well as a DVD release of Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg recorded at the Nuremberg State Theater. He is currently recording the complete symphonies of Antonín Dvořák with the Nuremberg
State Philharmonic Orchestra on the Coviello Classics label.

Since summer 2010 Marcus Bosch has served as arti sti c director of the opera festi val in his nati ve city of Heidenheim, also conducting the festi val orchestra, Cappella Aquileia.