Markus Landerer
Domkapellmeister (Director of Music)

Markus Landerer was appointed director of Dommuisk St. Stephan at the start of 2007.

Mr. Landerer was born in Morondava, Madagascar in 1976.
He studied sacred music, choir direction and orchestral conducting at the Music Academies of Munich and Stuttgart (studying organ under Harald Feller, choir direction under Michael Gläser and conducting under Per Borin). He received a scholarship from the Conductors’ Forum of the Deutscher Musikrat (German Music Council).

He was Domkapellmeister at St. Nicholas’ Cathedral in Feldkirch from 2002 to 2006, and led the opera choir of the Bregenz Festival from 2004 to 2008. He is artistic director of the "Chorakademie Vorarlberg". He worked with the Rias-chamberchoir Berlin and the choir of the "Norddeutscher Rundfunk" in Hamburg.

From 2003-2011 he served as a professor of choir direction, conducting and gregorian chant at the Provincial Conservatory of Vorarlberg in Feldkirch.

He has conducted celebrated orchestras such as the Stuttgart Philharmonic, the Munich Symphony, the Mainz Philharmonic and the Bremen Philharmonic. He also collaborates intensively with the concerto stella matutina baroque orchestra.

Mr. Landerer has also conducted performances of Mozart’s Don Giovanni and Le nozze di Figaro at Stuttgart’s Wilhelma Theatre.

He has led performances of numerous oratorios, including the passions, Bach’s Magnificat and Christmas Oratorio, Handel’s Occasional Oratorio and Alexander’s Feast, Haydn’s Creation, Mozart’s Requiem, Felix Mendelssohn’s Paulus and Symphony No. 2 (Hymn of Praise), Schumann’s Requiem, Honegger’s Roi David, Poulenc’s Gloria and Martin’s In terra pax. He has also conducted countless other works, including a number of world premieres.