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After two First prizes in London and Besancon Competitions, Marc Soustrot is nominated, in 1978, Artistic Director of Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire, then of the Brabant Orkest in Eindhoven (NL), before being appointed in 1995 to the post of General Music Director of the City of Bonn and Principal Conductor of the Beethovenhalle Orchestra.

Since 2011, his is Dirigent of Malmö SymfoniOrkester. Several tours and concerts are planned at the head of this Orchestra all over the world.

Leading main international orchestras such as Tokyo Philharmonic, Oslo Philharmonic, Symphony Orchestra of Hamburg, Rotterdam Philharmonic, Bamberger Orchestra, Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana, Grenada Orchestra, Tempere Finland, Real Orquesta Seville, English Chamber Orchestra, NDR of Hamburg and Hannover, Bilbao Orkestra Sinfonikoa, Munich Philharmonic, Marc Soustrot participates as well to many opera productions – La Fenice (Pelléas et Melisande), Verona (La Traviata), Seville Maestranza (Die Walküre, Lohengrin, Pelléas et Mélisande), Madrid Real (La Damnation de Faust) , Catania (Pelléas et Mélisande, Carmen), Oper Bonn (Samson et Dalila, Madama Butterfly, Ariadne auf Naxos, Der Rosenkavalier, Il Trovatore, Wozzeck, Don Giovanni, Der Ring etc.), Copenhagen (Werther, Les Contes d'Hoffmann, Dialogues des Carmelites), Oslo (Carmen), Kristiansand Festival (La Traviata, Don Giovanni), Stuttgart (Eugene Oneguin), Frankfort (La Rondine).

Among upcoming engagements, Concerts at the head of Royal Danish, Radio Orchestras of Copenhagen, Real Orquesta of Seville, OPPL, Royal Norway Orchestra (live on Arte television), as well as Dialogues des Carmelites in Stockholm and Stuttgart, Der Fledermaus and Elgar in Frankfort, Siegfried again in Stuttgart.

Marc Soustrot has been recently decorated by the French Republic "Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur" and "Officier des Arts et Lettres".