Klaus Bertisch studied English and German linguistics and literature, pedagogy and arts education in Frankfurt. From 1979 to 1987 he worked as a dramaturg for Oper Frankfurt. Afterwards, he worked for the Siemens Kultur Programm in Munich. From 1990 to 2018 he held the position of dramaturg with Dutch National Opera, combining his work in Amsterdam with guest dramaturgies for opera houses and festivals throughout Europe. He maintains long-term collaborations with directors such as Pierre Audi, Christof Loy, Floris Visser and Andrea Breth. He often returns to Dutch National Opera and most recently worked on Eurydice - Die Liebenden, blind and Königskinder.
Last update: 19-10-2023