Marek Janowski

From the 2019-20 concert season, Marek Janowski, 79, will be again Principal Conductor of the Dresdner Philharmonie. As its Artistic Director, he will shape and further develop the orchestra’s profile for three years. He was already at the helm of this orchestra from 2001-2003.

Born in Warsaw and educated in Germany, Marek Janowski’s artistic path led him from Assistant positions in Aachen, Cologne, Düsseldorf and Hamburg to his appointment as General Music Director in Freiburg im Breisgau (1973-75) and Dortmund (1975-79). Between 1984 and 2000, he was Musical Director of the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France. From 1986 to 1990, in addition to his position in Paris, Janowski held the title of Chief Conductor of the Gürzenich-Orchester in Cologne and between 1997 and 1999, he was also First Guest Conductor of the Deutsche Symphonie-Orchester Berlin. From 2000 to 2005 Janowski served as Music Director of the Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo. From 2002 to 2016 he was Artistic Director of the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin.

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