Marie Jacquot
(c) Werner Kmetitsch

31-year-old French conductor Marie Jacquot has been appointed as Chief Conductor at the Royal Theater in Copenhagen. Her contract is signed for five years from 2024.

Jacquot is presently First Kapellmeister at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf und Duisburg. After studies of the trombone in Paris, Marie Jacquot studied conducting in Vienna and Weimar and in several masterclasses.

Jacquot succeeds Alexander Vedernikov, who died with Covid-19 in October 2020. The Italian conductor Paolo Carignani is Principal Guest Conductor at The Royal Danish Orchestra.

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