into a musical family, Marc Andreae studied in his native town of
Zurich, as well as with Nadia Boulanger in Paris and Franco Ferrara in
From 1969 to 1991 Andreae was musical director of the Swiss Italian
Radio/Television Orchestra; from 1990 to 1993 musical and artistic
director of the Angelicum Orchestra in Milan. Since 1989 he has been
permanent conductor of the concert series SINFONIA of the Engadine
Symphony Orchestra. 1999/2000 he was conductor in residence with the
Symphony Orchestra Göttingen.
He guest conducts in Europe, America and Japan and leads such
prestigious orchestras as the Munich – and Hamburg Philharmonic, the
Radio Symphony Orchestra Berlin, Hamburg, Cologne, Frankfurt, Leipzig,
Vienna, the Bamberg, Prague and the Vienna Symphonic, Philharmonic of
the French Radio, National Orchestra of France, of Belgium, Orchestra of
the Academy Santa Cecilia in Rome, RAI Turin, Symphony Orchestra of
Basel, the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, the Suisse Romande in Geneva, the
NHK and the Yomiuri in Tokyo.
Marc Andreae has participated in festivals such as Salzburg, Vienna,
Berlin, Paris, Milan, Florence, St.Petersburg, Lucerne and Zurich. He recorded over 50
DVD, CD and LP, and was honoured by two Grand Prix du Disque.
1999, the culture foundation of the UBS bank, at the suggestion of
Ulrich Meyer-Schoellkopf, superintendent of the Berlin Philharmonic,
conferred upon him the honorary prize for extraordinary merits as a