Marco Angius is a leading conductor in regard to the modern and contemporary repertoire.
He conducted the Ensemble Intercontemporain, London Sinfonietta, Tokyo Philarmonic, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI, Orchestra del Teatro La Fenice, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna and del Teatro Regio di Torino, Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana and Orchestra del Teatro Massimo di Palermo, Orchestra Haydn di Bolzano e Trento, Orchestra Sinfonica Giuseppe Verdi di Milano, Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana, l’Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne, Orchestre Symphonique et Lyrique de Nancy, Orchestre National de Lorraine, Orchestra della Toscana, I Pomeriggi Musicali, Philharmonie Luxembourg, Muziekgebouw/Bimhuis di Amsterdam.
He has opened the 2018/2019 opera season of Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and, in 2016, the opera season of Teatro La Fenice with Aquagranda by Filippo Perocco (2017 Abbiati Prize); in the same year, he inaugurated the Biennale Musica di Venezia with Inori by Stockhausen. He conducted Kát’a Kabanová by Janáček at Teatro Regio in Turin under the direction of Robert Carsen and the new edition of Prometeo by Luigi Nono at Teatro Farnese in Parma, as well as Medeamaterial by Dusapin (2018 Abbiati Prize), Il suono giallo by Alessandro Solbiati (2016 Abbiati Prize), Jacob Lenz by Wolfgang Rihm, Don Perlimplin by Bruno Maderna and Luci mie traditrici by Salvatore Sciarrino under the direction of Jürgen Flimm.
In 2018 he was at Teatro Lirico di Cagliari with the diptych Sancta Susanna by Hindemith and Cavalleria Rusticana by Mascagni. Other significant productions has been Aspern by Sciarrino at Teatro La Fenice, La volpe astuta by Janáček at Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia (where he was also assistant of Pappano for the Guillaume Tell by Rossini), L’Italia del destino by Luca Mosca and La metamorfosi by Silvia Colasanti, both at Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.
Formerly Principal Conductor of the Ensemble Bernasconi of Accademia Teatro alla Scala, since 2015 he is the conductor and artistic director of Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto, wherewith he conducted the complete Symphonies of Beethoven and Schubert. His large discography includes Die Kunst der Fuge by Bach (Stradivarius), Abyss by Donatoni (Stradivarius), Manhattan bridge by Traversa (Neos), Noise by Adámek (Wergo), Altri volti e nuovi by Sciarrino (Decca), Risonanze erranti and Prometeo by Nono (Shiiin and Stradivarius), Pierrot lunaire by Schönberg (Stradivarius), Die Schachtel by Evangelisti (Stradivarius), L’imbalsamatore by Battistelli (Stradivarius).
By Sciarrino, he has also recorded - always for Stradivarius - a series of relevant records such as Luci mie traditrici, Le stagioni artificiali, Studi per l’intonazione del mare, Cantare con silenzio.
In 2007 he won the Amadeus Prize with Mixtim by Ivan Fedele, of whom he also recorded the entire opera for violin and orchestra.
Marco Angius is the author of several essays and books such as Come avvicinare il silenzio (Rai Eri, 2007) and Del suono estremo (Aracne, 2014).