Conductor, organist, harpsichordist and scholar, Andrea Marcon is a leading specialist in early music.
In 1997 he founded the Venice Baroque Orchestra, one of the most important baroque ensembles in the world. Musical director of the Cetra Barockorchester Basel, he has also been artistic director of the Granada City Orchestra.
He has conducted orchestras such as the Berlin, Bremen and Essen Philharmonic Orchestras, the Lucerne and Monte Carlo Symphony Orchestras, the Radio Orchestras of Cologne, Frankfurt, Hanover, Berlin and the Netherlands, the Geneva Chamber Orchestra, the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, and opera orchestras of Frankfurt, Los Angeles and Basel, as well as the main Spanish orchestras.
He has directed baroque opera productions such as Francesco Cavalli's L'Orione , Handel's Siroe , Vivaldi's Tito Manlio and Atenaide and L'Olimpiade by Cimarosa and Baldassarre Galoppi, among many others.
Deserving of numerous awards, in 2021 he received the prestigious Händel-Haus Foundation Händel Prize.