"Marc Niemann intelligently decoded the complex scores, but also kept an eye on the poetic mood."

Michael Pitz-Grevenig about sacre du printemps and Petrouchka in "Das Orchester" 6/2022

"Marc Niemann and the orchestra have played a decisive role in the success of the production. The interpretation is differentiated and sensitive, with a warm French sound"

Michael Stange on IOCO about the premiere of "Les contes d'Hoffmann"


Great media echo for the Mayer recording

"The Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Marc Niemann, now takes up the cudgels for this widely forgotten composer. It plays richly sounding, colourful, full of verve, with energy. Excellent." Finds critic Eleonore Büning in SWR2

Elisabeth Richter in WDR3: "I hear Marc Niemann's enthusiasm in every bar. [...] I am pleased that Marc Niemann and the Philharmonic Orchestra Bremerhaven have taken a close look at the many exciting details of Emilie Mayer's music. [...] I am taken with the homogeneous, powerful and warm sound of the Philharmonic Orchestra Bremerhaven, with the accuracy and verve with which the musicians play under Marc Niemann."

"Experiencing is a better description of the interpretation of the Philharmonisches Orchester Bremerhaven than "listening"" (Guy Engels in the blog Pizzicato).

"Performance and sound are excellent" (Blog Colinscolumn)

"This is a glimpse into the wonderland of German theatre - my respect" (Kai Luehrs-Kaiser in RBBKultur)