8 Songs, 1 Hour 13 Minutes


About Marcus Bosch & Staatsphilharmonie Nurnberg

Marcus Bosch is a German conductor of German and Brazilian lineage, born in Heidenheim. As a child, he took up several instruments, including the clarinet, double bass, piano, and organ. He continued to study piano and double bass in Heidelberg and Mannheim, where he also pursued studies in musicology and conducting. In 1993, Bosch won the first conducting competition at Baden-Württemberg.

In 1990, Bosch founded vocapella, a choral and instrumental ensemble, and they released albums of Handel's Messiah, Brahms' Ein deutsches Requiem, and Mendelssohn's Elijah. Bosch also served from 1993 to 2002 as music director of the Beethoven Choir in Ludwigshafen.

Bosch held conducting positions with the Heidelberger Schloßfestspiele, the Theater in Pfalzbau Ludwigshafen, the Osnabrück State Theater, the Wiesbaden State Opera, and the Saarbrücken State Opera. He also conducted the Hallé Philharmonic State Orchestra and the Bünden Chamber Orchestra, before becoming the general music director of the City of Aachen in 2002, where he oversaw opera productions at the Aachen Theatre and concerts with the Aachen Symphony Orchestra. Between 2003 and 2010, Bosch recorded the original versions of Bruckner's symphonies with the Aachen Symphony Orchestra for the audiophile label Coviello Classics. In 2010, he returned to his hometown of Heidenheim to be the artistic director of the summer opera festival, as well the director of the Flims Waldhaus concerts in Switzerland. By the 2011-2012 season, Bosch was the music director of the Nuremberg Staatstheater.