Methodology/Casting Director OBV

Susanne Schmidt


Susanne Schmidt is Casting Director at Opera Vlaanderen in Antwerpen and Ghent (Belgium) and Casting Consultant to the Bregenzer Festspiele (Austria). Formerly Director of Artistic Administration to the Bregenzer Festspiele (Austria), Susanne Schmidt has been Head of Casting and the Artistic Office at the Bregenz Festival since 2006. Previously, she worked in the same capacity at Teatro la Fenice in Venice, Italy, having moved there from the recording industry where she worked in the Artist & Repertoire departments at the classical labels BMG Classics and Sony Classical in New York, Hamburg, Munich, and London. After an early training in the piano, harpsichord and voice, she read music together with foreign languages, followed by an education in business administration and foreign languages.

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