German for Singers Faculty
A native of Munich, Antonia Klein is owner and principal at the Klein Agency, an international management company for opera singers and conductors with offices in Munich and Berlin.
A trained singer, pianist and violinist, Ms. Klein studied music and history at the University of Vienna. She worked for ten years in administrative positions at various theaters in the German-speaking countries, including as head of artistic administration at the Nationaltheater Mannheim and as a senior manager at the Komische Oper Berlin. She has also worked with the renowned concert producer Societa del Quartetto in Milan, with Allied Artists in London, and with the European office of New York's Pinnacle Arts. In 2005 Ms. Klein opened her own agency, Agentur Klein, in Munich, Germany.
Ms. Klein has been invited to present seminars for young singers at a number of music conservatories in Germany and Austria, including at the Mozarteum Salzburg. In August 2010 she judged the Competizione dell'Opera in Dresden and Bremen. At Music Theater Bavaria, Ms. Klein will conduct a workshop about auditioning and working in the German-speaking countries, and will hear singers from the Opera Studio. For more information about Agentur Klein, please visit www.agenturklein.de.