In 1979, he founded The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, followed in 1993 by The Amsterdam Baroque Choir.
He has recorded for labels like Erato, TELDEC, Sony Classical, Philips and DGG. In 2003 he created his own record label Antoine Marchand, with which he publishes his recordings.
Between 1994 and 2004 he has conducted and recorded all the existing cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach.
As a guest conductor, he has worked with many prominent orchestras in Europe, the USA and Japan including the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, the Boston Symphony, the Vienna Symphony, the Deutsches Symphonie Orchester Berlin, the Rotterdam Philharmonic, the Danish Radio Orchestra, the Chicago Symphony, the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, the Helsinki Radio Orchestra, the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie, the Frankfurt Radio Orchestra, the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, and the Vienna Symphony Orchestra. He has been principal conductor of the Radio Chamber Orchestra in Holland for 8 years and he is principal guest conductor of the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra.
Ton Koopman Discography Tracks
- 250 Instruments & Performance
- 14 Writing & Arrangement
- 175 Conducting & Leading
- 1 Technical
- 1 Visual
- 22 Acting, Literary & Spoken