Marko Ivanović was born in Prague 1976.

- He attended the Prague Conservatory and subsequently the Academy of Performing Arts, where he studied (prof.V.Riedlbauch) and conducting (Prof. R. Eliška, J. Bělohlávek). In 2008 he received a PhD degree in the field of composition and theory of composition.

- He is the laureate of the G. Fitelberg International Competition of Young Conductors in Katowice (2003).

- He collaborates with leading Czech orchestras: Prague Symphony Orchestra (FOK), Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra, Brno State Philharmony Orchestra, Prague Philharmonia, Bohuslav Martinu Philharmony Zlin, etc..

- He is regularly invited to the biggest Czech music festivals: Prague Spring, Smetana’s Litomyšl, Janacek May Ostrava, Easter festival of spiritual music Brno, etc..

- His production of Janacek’s Jenůfa (Brno version) in Malmo Opera was very well acclaimed and belongs to his greatest recent foreign successes. As a guest conductor he also visits Germany, Poland, Bosnia, Japan, etc..

- He is a specialist and big promoter of contemporary music and music of 20th century. He conducted world premieres of many pieces by leading Czech composers (Michal Nejtek, Slavomír Hořínka, Jiří Kadeřábek , Miroslav Srnka,...). He also introduced to Czech audience for the first time to many key compositions of world contemporary repertoire (Passio by Arvo Part, Music for 18 musitions by Steve Reich, etc.).

- In the last couple of years he published two CDs (with Chamber Philharmony in Pardubice and Arco Diva Publisher) and has done many recordings for Czech Radio. With Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra he actually finished complete recording of symphonies by great Czech 20th century composer Miloslav Kabeláč for Editio Supraphon.

- In Czech Philharmony he established cooperation (with radio editor Petr Kadlec’s) new concert project called „Four steps into New World“. Series of concerts for student audience turned to be very successful; and the project today continues in a production of the Prague Symphony Orchestra.

- As a conductor in the Prague National Theatre he prepared the first Czech performance of Benjamin Britten’s church opera Curlew River, critically very acclaimed political opera „Tomorrow will be...“ by Aleš Březina (with Sonja Červená as principal); or with stage director Miloš Forman, the jazz buffopera „A Walk Worthwhile“. In 2012 he premiered there as a guest conductor his own opera „Enchantia“.

- Since 2009 Marko Ivanović has been appointed chief conductor of the Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Pardubice.

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