Aleksandar Markovic


All of the score’s sweeping romance, elegant grandeur, and intimate melancholy was masterfully brought to life by conductor Aleksandar Markovic, making his Seattle Opera debut. Under his leadership, the orchestra, made up of members of Seattle Symphony Orchestra, swelled into plush cascades of sound.

Eugene Onegin, Seattle Opera

John Carroll, Operawire

Aleksandar Markovic skillfully molded the corresponding shifts, from the melancholy to the delirious – the dance numbers came to life with palpable excitement.

Eugene Onegin, Seattle Opera

Thomas May, Bachtrack

Aleksandar Markovic was Music Director of Opera North for the 2016-17 season, following on from very successful positions as Music Director and Principal Conductor of the Brno Philharmonic Orchestra (2009-15), and Chief Conductor of the Tiroler Landestheater in Innsbruck (2005-08).

Orchestral appearances have included the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, RTE Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, Munich Radio Orchestra, Odense Symphony Orchestra, the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, and the Qatar Symphony Orchestra. During the 2016-17 season he made debuts with the Malmö Symphony, and the Huddersfield Choral Society, and returned to the Brno Philharmonic for concerts both in Brno and at the Vienna Konzerthaus. He will make his debut at Seattle Opera in January 2020 with Eugene Onegin.

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