Alessandro De Marchi appears regularly in many of the major Theatres and Festivals worldwide and he is regarded as a leading specialist for period performance, whether on historic or modern instruments, with a repertoire ranging from Monteverdi, Cavalli, Vivaldi and Händel, to Keiser, Pergolesi and Hasse, to Haydn, Mozart and Cimarosa. Bellini, Rossini and Donizetti.
Among the productions conducted by Alessandro De Marchi are: Cimarosa’s Il matrimonio segreto, Graun’s Cleopatra and Caesar, Bach’s Kunst der Fuge, Haydn’s L’isola disabitata, and Rossini’s il Barbiere di Siviglia at the Staatsoper unter den Linden in Berlin, Don Giovanni, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Giulio Ccesare , Der lächerliche Prinz Jodelet by Keiser at Hamburgische Staatsoper; Hercules at Händel Festival Halle;; Didone e Enea by Purcell at Maggio Musicale Fiorentino; Le Nozze di Figaro, La Cenerentola, Don Pasquale, Cosi fan tutte at Monnaie in Bruxelles; Alcina at Opéra de Lyon; la clemenza di Tito in Prague, Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Cleofide by Hasse at Semperoper in Dresden, Teseo at Komische Oper Berlin.
Recent seasons include: Amsterdam Concertgebouw with Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic Vivaldi’s Orlando Paladino, Bergamo Teatro Donizetti L’Elisir d’ Amore, at Hamburgische Staatsoper a new production of Gluck’s Iphigenie en Tauride, at Innsbrucker Festwochen L’Isola disabitata by Haydn, at Oslo Opera new productions of L’Incoronazione di Poppea(with DVD recording) and Il ritorno di Ulisse in Patria, Händel’s Rinaldo at Opera Köln. He returned to Semperoper in Dresden for a new production of Händel’s Giulio Cesare in Egitto, L’Italiana in Algeri and Il Barbiere di Siviglia; at Komische Oper in Berlin he conducted Orlando by Händel and in Innsbruck L’Olimpiade by Pergolesi with recording for Sony Harmonia Mundi.
Pergolesi in Olimpiade a production of Roberto De Simone at Teatro San Carlo in Neaples; L’Olimpiade by Pergolesi at Festival Pergolesi in Jesi. Flavius Bertaridus by Telemann with recording for Sony Harmonia Mundi both at the Innsbrucker Festwochen der Alten Musik and at Hamburgische Staatsoper, where he has also conducted La Cenerentola.
Among his latest engagements: Innsbrucker Festwochen La Stellidaura Vendicante by Francesco Provenzale; Vienna Theater an der Wien Gluck’s Iphigenie en Aulide; at Opera Köln Anna Bolena; in Amsterdam Concertgebouw with Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic La Scala di Seta; at Teatro San Carlo in Neaples Rossini’s Demetrio e Polibio; at the Innsbrucker Festwochen La Clemenza di Tito.
He recently conducted Il barbiere di Siviglia in Turin Teatro Regio and concerts in the Symphonic Season of Teatro La Fenice in Venice and La Scala di seta .
Since 1998 Alessandro De Marchi is the principal conductor of Academia Montis Regalis Orchestra with which he conducted among others at the Festival of Montreux, Paris Théatre des Champs Elysées, Festival in Bruges, Festwochen der Alten Musik in Innsbruck, Theater an der Wien.
He has recorded for Naïve, Opus 111, Harmonia Mundi France, Accord, Symphonia, K617, Auvidis, WDR, Radio France, Radio Classique, Amadeus, Hyperion. Decca.
In 2009 Alessandro De Marchi has been appointed as artistic director, after René Jacobs, of the Innsbrucker Festwochen der Alten Musik.