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Klaas-Jan de Groot is a Dutch conductor and chorus master. He works regularly at Dutch National Opera, Opera Zuid, Netherlands Radio Chorus, Orchestra of the 18th Century and the Bayreuther Festpiele.

Upcoming engagements will be:

October 2019 Mozart, Don Giovanni Orchestra of the 18th century – Assistant conductor
December 2019 Rossini, La cenerentola Dutch National Opera – Assistant chorus master
January 2020 Rossini, Semiramide Netherlands Radio Chorus (Groot Omroepkoor) – chorus master
February 2020 Verdi, Nabucco Dutch National Opera – Assistant chorus master
April 2020 Bernstein, Chichester Psalms Dutch National Ballet (with chorus of Dutch National Opera) – Chorus master
May 2020 Strauss, Die Frau ohne Schatten Dutch National Opera – Assistant chorus master
June 2020 Dvorak, Rusalka Dutch National Opera – Assistant chorus master
June 2020Beethoven, Symphony 9 Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra and Dutch National Opera chorus  – Assistant chorus master

Recent engagements were;

June-August 2019 Wagner, Tannhäuser, Lohengrin, Tristan & Isolde, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Parsifal
June 2019 Cimarosa, Il Matrimonio segreto. Dutch National Opera Studio. Assistant conductor.
May/June 2019 Offenbach, Fantasio. Opera Zuid. Chorus master and assistant conductor (conducting several performances).
April 2019 Puccini, Madama Butterfly.  Dutch National Opera – Assistant chorus master.
April 2019 Verdi, Nabucco. Netherlands Radio Chorus (Groot Omroepkoor) – Chorus master.
March 2019 Wagner, Tannhäuser. Dutch National Opera – Assistant chorus master.
January 2019 Vivaldi, Judith Triumphans. Dutch National Opera – Chorus master.
December 2018 Ravel, Daphnis & Chloe. Chorus of Dutch National Opera – Assistant chorus master
October/November 2018: Bernstein, A Quiet Place. Opera Zuid – Assistant conductor.

In the season 2017-2018 Klaas-Jan worked as assistant chorus master at Dutch National Opera on La Forza del destino, Eliogabalo, La Bohème (as chorus master), Tristan & Isolde and Das Floss der Medusa. At Opera Zuid he was chorus master and assistant conductor for Un ballo in maschera, where he also conducted one performance. In the summer of 2018 he worked as assistant chorus master at the Bayreuther Festspiele on Lohengrin, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Parsifal, Tristan & Isolde and Der fliegende Holländer.