On 26 April, Jun Märkl conducts Mahler’s Symphony No.6 with the Beijing Symphony Orchestra at the Forbidden City Concert Hall. read more
Jun Märkl opened 2013 with performances of Brahms’ Symphony No. 1 on a return visit to the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.
November and December will see Jun Märkl undertake a busy schedule of conducting concerts across the world.
Jun Märkl returns to Japan for his regular week with the Mito Chamber Orchestra, conducting concerts on 6,7 and 8 July. read more
Jun Märkl will open the MDR Musiksommer on 23 June with a televised performance in Magdeburg Cathedral of Mendelssohn’s ‘Lobgesang’ Symphony with the MDR Symphony Orchestra and Chorus.
Jun Märkl received the prestigious honour, the Chevalier de l’ordre des arts et des lettres awarded by the French government for his contribution to French culture, both in France and worldwide.
Jun Märkl is special guest at the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Naxos label in Paris this month, when his nine-disc boxed set of the complete Debussy orchestral cycle with the Orchestre National de Lyon will be featured. The latest disc and indeed the whole set continue to reap spectacular reviews worldwide:
During the first half of the year 2012 I had the chance to see many orchestras in North America: Cincinnati in January, Utah in February and Milwaukee and Vancouver in March. I will be going soon to Indianapolis and Baltimore, in summer I will visit Chicago Grant Parks and Aspen. read more
Debussy: Complete Orchestral Works
Emmanuel Ceysson, Alexandre Doisy, Paul Meyer,
Leipzig MDR Radio Choir
Orchestre National de Lyon
Jun Märkl makes his China debut at the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing, conducting the NCPA orchestra in Mahler’s 10th symphony (Derek Cooke completion) as part of the NCPA’s prestigious Mahler festival; other orchestras and conductors appearing in the same festival include the Berlin Philharmonic and Sir Simon Rattle.
Jun Märkl opens the MDR season in Leipzig with Mahler’s 3rd Symphony on September 1, and later in the month returns to Leipzig with a programme of Strauss’ Ein Heldenleben and Sibelius’ Violin Concerto with Sarah Chang.
Jun Märkl conducted his farewell concert with the Orchestre National de Lyon on June 3 in an exciting programme, going out with a bang with Saint-Saëns’s glorious Organ Symphony.
After his Cleveland Orchestra debut a couple of months ago, Jun Märkl returns to the Philadelphia Orchestra for concerts on March 31, April 1 and 2, conducting Beethoven Symphony No.2 and a Mozart piano concerto with Marc-Andre Hamelin.
Jun Märkl will make his Cleveland Orchestra debut on 11-13 February, jumping in for an indisposed Vladimir Jurowski. He conducts a programme of Mussorgsky, Debussy, Liszt and the Sibelius Violin Concerto with soloist Leonidas Kavakos.
Jun Märkl returns to the Indianapolis Symphony for a Dvorák programme this month. He will then conduct the Residentie Orchestra in a specially commissioned film from the innovative Director Lucas van Woerkum read more
Recording of Debussy Le Martyre de Saint Sébastien on the Naxos label garners widespread critical praise
Jun Märkl’s recording of Debussy Le Martyre de Saint Sébastien on the Naxos label has garnered critical praise including Classic FM Magazine’s Editors Choice:“Even bearing in mind classic recordings from the likes of Karajan and Haitink, Jun Märkl is a master Debussyan, who captures the half-lights of these scores with a rare instinct for colour and texture.”