Louwrens Langevoort


(1957, Netherlands) Following completion of his law studies in 1981, Langevoort began his professional career as artistic PR manager, before assuming the post of director of the department of artistic management at the Brussels Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie and since then he has been the managing and/or artistic director of numerous musical institutions, such as Dutch National Reisopera and Hamburg State Opera. Langevoort took up his post as Intendant of the Kölner Philharmonie in 2005, and currently he’s also CEO of KölnMusik GmbH and General Artistic Director of the EIGHT BRIDGES | Music for Cologne festival. Langevoort's contract as Intendant was extended for a second time, enabling him to help shape and be part of Cologne's musical life until 2020.

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