- Music Director, Opera North
Aleksandar Markovic became Music Director of Opera North in September 2016 following on from very successful positions as Music Director and Principal Conductor of the Brno Philharmonic Orchestra (2009-2015), and Chief Conductor of the Tiroler Landestheater in Innsbruck (2005-2008). His appointment at Opera North comes after an intensive period of collaboration with the company including Janacek’s Jenufa as well as several concert appearances with the Orchestra of Opera North with repertoire ranging from Mozart through Schumann, Wagner, and Strauss.
Other appearances have included very successful debuts with he BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, RTE Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, Munich Radio Orchestra, Odense Symphony Orchestra, and a return to the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Later this season he has further debuts with the Malmö Symphony, and the Huddersfield Choral Society, and returns to the Qatar Philharmonic and the Brno Philharmonic for concerts both in Brno and at the Vienna Konzerthaus.