Maximilian Otto

1998, Germany

Current occupation

Student and permanent


Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar MA Orchesterdirigieren
Prof. Nicolás Pasquet / Prof. Ekhart Wycik 2022
Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber Dresden BA Orchesterdirigieren
Prof. Ekkehard Klemm / Prof. Steffen Leißner (Abschlussnote: 1,0) 2018 – 2022

Professional experience

Symphony concert with Bad Reichenhaller Philharmoniker
Temporary Conductor 2023
Die Theater Chemnitz
Permanent2nd Kapellmeister / Conducting Strauß’ “Fledermaus”, Offenbach’s “Orpheus in der Unterwelt”, Martinů’s “Die Drei Wünsche“, Loewe’s „My fair Lady” and Kander’s “Cabaret” 2023
Deutsches Nationaltheater Weimar
Temporary musical assistant to D. Beykirch on Strauss’ “Ariadne 2023
Staatsoper Unter der Linden Berlin
TemporaryGuest répetiteur in the children’s opera production “Lohengrin!” 2021
Gaechinger Cantorey
Temporarymusical assistant to Hans-Christoph Rademann in the production of Haydn’s “Creation” 2021
Landesbühnen Sachsen
TemporaryRépetiteur and musical assistant in the opera production “The Vampyr” by H. Marschner 2020
New Year’s concerts with the Elbland Philharmonie Sachsen
TemporaryConductor 2019 – 2020

Awards & recognitions

Conducting Competition with MDR Symphony Orchestra No. 11
3rd prize 2021

Other achievements

Masterclass with Christian Thielemann and the Staatskapelle Dresden as part of the Salzburg Festival 2022
Masterclass with Johannes Pell and the Staatsoperette Dresden 2021
Masterclass with Jean-Philippe Wurtz and the Anhaltische Philharmonie Dessau 2019
Masterclass with Christian Thielemann and the Staatskapelle Dresden 2021
Masterclass with Omer-Meir Wellber at the HfM Dresden 2019
Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes 2019


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