Marzena rising in Toulon

Marzena rising in Toulon


norman lebrecht

June 09, 2021

The Polish conductor Marzena Diakun will be joint chief conductor of the orchestra of Toulon Opera, together with the Italian Valerio Galli, starting in September. She will conduct concerts, he will look after operas.

They succeed Jurjen Hempel.

Marzena, 39, is also chief conductor of the Madrid city orchestra.


  • L. says:

    Do you write “Daniel”, “Simon” etc. when it is about male-maestros?

    • Diane Valerie says:

      She is lucky not to be referred to as “Pole”, the fate of Messrs. Kwiecien, Beczala and others on this blog …