Wayne Marshall performs worldwide as a conductor, virtuoso organist and solo pianist. At the start of the 14/15 season he became Chief Conductor of WDR Funkhausorchester Cologne. He is also Principal Guest Conductor of the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Music in 2010.
The 15/16 season includes his debut at the Dresden Semperoper (Harbison’s Great Gatsby) and the newly-formed orchestra Chineke! – Europe’s first professional black orchestra. Other guest engagements include with Royal Scottish National, Taipei Symphony and Malaysian Philharmonic. Plans with WDR include Spanish touring, recording and performances of Wonderful Town. Future plans include various recording and touring projects with WDR and returns to Leipzig Gewandhaus, Czech Philharmonic and Vienna Symphony.