Aleksandar Markovic has
established himself as one of the most versatile young conductors, commanding a
wide range of both symphonic and operatic repertoire.
He is presently Music Director
and Principal Conductor of Brno
Philharmonic Orchestra, shaping
up musical life of the second largest Czech city and touring extensively
abroad, with appearances in Grosses Festspielhaus Salzburg, Palace of Arts
Budapest, Stefaniensaal Graz, Brucknerhaus Linz, and throughout
Japan. His contract has recently been extended by orchestra's unanimous vote
until the end of 2013/14 season.
2005- 2008 Aleksandar Markovic was Principal Conductor of Tyrolean Opera House (Tiroler Landestheater), leading highly
acclaimed production of Salome, Der
fliegende Holländer, , Madama Butterfly, Tosca, Cavaleria Rusticana/ I Pagliacci, Le nozze di Figaro, Romeo et
Juliette, Traviata, Nabucco,
Norma, and Swan Lake, as well as large number of symphonic concerts.
He conducted at the National Theatre in Prague, Landestheater in Salzburg, and National
Theatre in Belgrade.
Markovic conducted some of the finest orchestras in Europe, among them Wiener Symphoniker, Konzerthausorchester
Berlin, Dresdner Philharmoniker, and Scottisch Chamber Orchestra. He
works regularly with Orquesta
Sinfonica de RTVE,Prague
Symphony Orchestra FOK, Slovenian
Philharmonic Orchestra, Slovak
Philharmonic Orchestra, Stuttgarter Philharmoniker, and has appeared
with State Philharmonic
Philharmoniker, Württemberg Philharmonie,
Wiener Kammerorchester, Wiener Concert- Verein,
Chamber Orchestra Spirit of Europe, Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra and
numerous west-, central-, and east- European Orchestras. Outside Europe
he worked with Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra and leading Korean orchestras. Aleksandar
Markovic will make his debut with Staatskapelle Halle, Prague Chamber
Orchestra, Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra and Camerata Serbica.
guest of international music festivals, Aleksandar Markovic opened Wiener
Festwochen 2008 and gave concerts at Mecklenburg- Vorpommern Music
Festival, Bratislava Music Festival, Murten Music Festival and Kissinger Sommer
Festival. He will appear at Dvorak's Prague Festival and Belgrade Music
Markovic is the First Prize Winner of the 7th International Conducting
Competiton “Gregorz Fitelberg” in Katowice, Poland. He graduated from
conducting class of Leopold Hager at the University of Music and Performing
Arts in Vienna, Austria (Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien),
and attended master classes at the Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena, where
he has been awarded Diploma d’onore. He held a
scholarship of prestigious Herbert von Karajan Foundation Berlin.