The Norddeutsche Philharmonie Rostock is the largest orchestra in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, with an extensive history in the historic Hanseatic and University city. Since the end of the 1990s, the concert culture has been shaped by musical directors and principal conductors such as Michail Jurowski, Wolf-Dieter Hauschild, Peter Leonard, Niklas Willén and Florian Krumpöck. Marcus Bosch assumed artistic responsibility for the Norddeutsche Philharmonie Rostock as Conductor in Residence in August 2018.
The Orchestra’s performs a comprehensive and multifaceted range of concerts, including philharmonic concerts, chamber music concerts and children and youth concerts. It is also involved in music and dance theatre.
Prof. Marcus Bosch, who assumed the artistic responsibility for the Norddeutsche Philharmonie Rostock as Conductor in Residence in 2018, is one of the most distinguished German conductors - and in demand as a guest conductor all over the globe. The German conductor of Brazilian and Italian descent started off his career at the State Theatres in Wiesbaden and Saarbrücken and at the State Orchestra in Halle, before taking on the position of General Music Director in the city of Aachen from 2002 to 2012, and General Music Director of the State Theatre and State Philharmonic Nuremberg from 2011 to 2018.
Marcus Bosch took over the artistic directorship of the Heidenheim Opera Festival in 2010, which he has now developed into an internationally recognised opera festival.
He has shared his knowledge and experience with young conductors as professor at the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich since 2016. Marcus Bosch remains an active guest conductor and maintains a very broad concert and opera repertoire.