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Venzago lead the following orchestras and theatres as Chief Conductor resp. Music Director: Winterthur Symphony Orchestra, Heidelberg Opera House, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Graz Opera House and Philharmonic Orchestra, Basel Symphony Orchestra, Basque National Orchestra San Sebastian, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra and Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. From 2000 to 2003 he was succeeding Pinchas Zukerman and David Zinman as Artistic Director of the Baltimore Summer Music Fest.
Mario Venzago’s distinguished conducting career has included engagements with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, the orchestras of Philadelphia and Boston, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, the Filarmonica della Scala and the NHK Symphony Orchestra. He regularly conducts prestigious symphony orchestras such as the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra and the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra as well as famous chamber orchestras like Tapiola Sinfonietta and Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne.
Mr Venzago has performed with many renowned artists of the world`s concert stage including Martha Argerich, Nelson Freire, Gidon Kremer, Lang Lang, Radu Lupu, Misha Maisky, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Gil Shaham, Christian Tetzlaff, Maxim Vengerow, Thomas Zehetmair, Krystian Zimerman and Frank Peter Zimmermann and with many of the world’s finest singers such as Francisco Araiza, Juliane Banse, Agnes Baltsa, Ben Heppner, Cornelia Kallisch, Elsbeth Moser, Yvonne Naef, Lucia Popp and Ruth Ziesak. He has collaborated with famous stage directors Ruth Berghaus, Peter Konwitschny and Hans Neuenfels.
Maestro Venzago’s varied discography has earned him several major awards, including the Grand Prix du Disque, the Diapason d´or and the Edison Prize. The recordings of the operas Venus and Penthesilea and the whole choral oeuvre by Othmar Schoeck were highly acclaimed by the international critics and earned several prizes. So did his first feature film, My Brother the Conductor by Alberto Venzago which was released throughout Europe and on DVD. At present Mario Venzago together with the CPO label is working on a complete recording of all ten Bruckner symphonies for his project 'The other Bruckner', whose single releases were already highly acclaimed by the international critics.