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Wayne Marshall appointed Chief Conductor of WDR Rundfunkorchester from 2014/15

14 June, 2013

Wayne was thrilled to accept the new position: “I am honoured and delighted to be the next Chief Conductor of the WDR Rundfunkorchester. It’s a fantastic opportunity to work so closely with this wonderfully versatile group of...

My new Facebook page

20 November, 2012

I now have a new Facebook Page. Finally! (It took me some time to get my head around setting up a Wayne Marshall Facebook page. Here is the link to my FB Page http://www.facebook.com/pages/Wayne-Marshall/499934783353928?ref=tn_tnmn Check it out!

Wynton Marsalis' Swing Symphony

31 July, 2012

Tonight’s the concert. We are performing in Marciac and the concert will be streamed live on “https://new.livestream.com/wyntonmarsalis/MarciacSwingSymphony” Marsalis’ Swing Symphony is one of those pieces that gives me a...

Biting a Digestive Biscuit via Skype from Moscow!

21 April, 2012

I was invited to conduct Bernstein’s semi-staged Wonderful Town in St.Petersburg and Moscow. I was also looking forward to working once again with the Moscow Chamber Choir and catch up with Maestro Vladimir Minin, the chorus master par...

You Tube - Wayne Marshall rehearses Bernstein

21 February, 2012

I was pleasantly surprised to see this clip of myself conducting to this really cool music. I do remember that whilst I was in Florence last September there was a small camera on stage but I was not sure what its purpose was. I think this is a...

Happy New Year

07 January, 2012

I am now in Rome until the end of January. We are currently rehearsing for a different production of Candide at Rome Opera. I have a great cast and a very strong chorus. Today I will be commencing orchestral rehearsals. The premiere is on the...

A website link of me conducting Santa Cecilia Orchestra

31 October, 2011

I was recently in Trieste conducting and one of the Alto Saxophone players sent me a link to a concert which was televised on Rai 3. I thought it might be interesting to add this to my website....

Conducting the Gewandhaus Orchestra

17 July, 2011

I was really looking forward to working with the prestigious Gewandhaus Orchestra. I guess the Orchestra is not used to doing all-American programmes with a jazzy twist to them. This was the orchestra's last concert of the season and I think the...

Conducting Bernstein's Candide with Staatsoper

13 July, 2011

For the past few months I have been working closely with the Staatsoper and the Director Vincent Boussard discussing various aspects about Bernstein’s Candide. Rehearsals commenced in Berlin during the first week of May which meant that I...

New Year in Stockholm

16 March, 2011

We arrived in snow-covered Stockholm late in the evening. It was just fantastic seeing the amazing scenery from the plane. It was extremely cold but Sweden is a country that is totally prepared for extreme cold so I was really pleased that there...

Happy Christmas & Happy New Year!

24 December, 2010

Christmas is a very special time for me and I would like to extend my Best Wishes for a wonderful Christmas and a very Happy New Year! May 2011 bring more wonderful music to those who seek it. I very much look forward to my forthcoming music...

Florence, Iceland, Rome and more...

29 November, 2010

I just love Florence and this time we found a lovely hotel on the other side of the river. The “non-touristic” side. It was a real find and I will definitely be going back to the UNA Hotel since it really is off the beaten track and...

The PROMS

05 August, 2010

The programme consisted of Wagner arr. Lemare: The Mastersingers of Nuremberg Overture Wagner arr. Lemare: Tannhauser Overture Improvisation on themes from Wagner’s “Tristan and Isolde” Wagner arr. Lemare: The Ride of the...

Liege

18 June, 2010

I have an interesting week here in Liege since I am doing a organ recital, piano recital and conducting an orchestral concert. I arrived in Liege not really knowing what to expect since in the past I have only been here on fleeting visits. The...

An Award from the Royal College of Music

19 May, 2010

I received a letter about a year ago asking me whether I would accept the Fellowship of the Royal College of Music. I was thrilled that the College I had attended so many years ago had considered me for this. I have some very fond and wonderful...

A trip to Abu Dhabi...

13 April, 2010

I received a request through my managers to perform with the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) conducted by Kristjan Jarvi at the Abu Dhabi Festival. I immediately decided I wanted to go to Abu Dhabi because of three reasons: i)Kristjan Jarvi and I...

Last Week in Sardegna

27 March, 2010

Sardegna is a magnificent place. I had already conducted “Porgy and Bess” at the Teatro Lirico in Cagliari last year. I was invited back to conduct Bernstein’s “Wonderful Town.” The magnificent Broadway singer Kim...

The past few weeks...

11 March, 2010

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of conducting Orchestra Verdi in Milan. The big piece in the programme was Sibelius 2nd Symphony. This is a Symphony I have been wanting to conduct for some time and it was a real triumph. I really enjoyed...

WayneMarshall.com launches

23 January, 2010

I am very excited to launch my new website. I hope that it gives the viewers an overall idea of my music, my concerts and my career so far. Whilst the website designers do the final touches to the “look” of this website I have something to...

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