Marc Niemann is a highly versatile and experienced conductor, whose interpretations are characterised by the balance of careful detail work complimented by a vigorous and powerful grasp from the podium.

He is general music director of the City Theater Bremerhaven, Head Conductor of the Philharmonic Orchestra Bremerhaven and direttore musicale of the internationally renowned Festival Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte di Montepulciano.

Among other things, for the excavation of the rarely played opera "Blood Wedding" by Sandor Szokolay produced by Marc Niemann, the Bremerhaven City Theater was awarded the "National Opera Prize" of the Federal Minister of Culture in 2015

Thanks to Marc Niemann's innovative initiatives, the Bremerhaven Philharmonic Orchestra received an award of recognition from the Ministry of Culture in 2017 as part of the programme 'innovation in the German orchestra scene'.

In 2018 Marc Niemann was nominated for the "conductor of the year" - award by the magazine "Opernwelt"

Due to his intensive involvement with contemporary music theatre, he is closely associated with personalities such as Detlev Glanert, Prof. Siegfried Matthus and Johann Kresnik.


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His discography includes, in addition to the highly acclaimed cyclical recording of all
Beethoven symphonies and contemporary works the world premiere recording of the
of the third and sixth Symphony of 19th century composer Emilie Mayer.

After training as a pianist and conductor in Hanover, Lübeck and Berlin, Marc Niemann has been awarded scholarships from the Oscar-und-Vera-Ritter-Stiftung, the Richard-Wagner-Foundation and the Max-Grünebaum-Foundation.

As a guest conductor he is on the podium of numerous national and international orchestras and festivals.

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