Mag. Kurt-Walther Schober

Senior Manager


Studied Law, French, Italian and Vocal Arts . After completing his court practice year, his career includes Assistant to the Director of a big insurance company, Department Manager for a movie production company (Rossinis "Viaggio a Reims", Wiener Staatsoper), trainee at the Cultural Department of Austrian Television, Assistant Stage Director Trainee at the Wiener Staatsoper (including new productions of Verdi's Otello ( Wood/ Mehta/Tomowa-Sintow/Doningo/Bruson)and Berg's Wozzeck (Dresen/Abbado/Behrens/Grundheber). 

In 1989 he started as an Artist Manager at "Artist Management Seitter". 

Since 2008 Director Artist Management of Opera4u.com GmbH.

As a member of the jury, he was / is taking part in several international singing competitions, recently :

*Competizione Katia Ricciarelli

*Scottish Opera Competition

*J:OPERA Gesangswettbewerb

*Gian Battista Viotti International Music Competition/Vercelli

*AIMS/Graz

*Competizione dell’Opera

*Preselection International Hans Gabor Belevedere Singing Competition

He is also regularly invited to give lectures, Masterclasses and was teaching “Artist’s Management” at the Music University in Vienna.

Besides his work for confirmed artists, one of his passions is the discovery and development of young talents


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