Welcome to the website of Klaas-Jan de Groot!
Klaas-Jan de Groot is a Dutch conductor and chorus master. He works at Dutch National Opera, Opera Zuid (Maastricht) and the Bayreuther Festspiele.
Upcoming engagements will be;
October/November 2018: Bernstein, A Quiet Place. Opera Zuid – Assistant conductor.
December 2018 Ravel, Daphnis & Chloe. Chorus of Dutch National Opera – Assistant chorus master
January 2019 Vivaldi, Judith Triumphans. Dutch National Opera – Chorus master.
March 2019 Wagner, Tannhäuser. Dutch National Opera – Assistant chorus master.
April 2019 Puccini, Madama Butterfly. Dutch National Opera – Assistant chorus master.
May/June 2019 Offenbach, Fantasio. Opera Zuid. Chorus master and assistant conductor (conducting three performances).
In the seasons 2017-2018 Klaas-Jan worked as assistant chorus master at Dutch Nationale 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.