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An impresario is a manager or producer in one of the entertainment industries, usually Music or Theatre. "Impresario" also refers to the director of an Opera company. Music is an art, entertainment, or other human activity which involves organized and audible sound, though definitions vary. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ...


Figuratively, it refers to anyone who flamboyantly takes a leading role in organizing or orchestrating something intended to entertain an audience, such as music festivals, business conferences, and web sites. A festival or fest is an event, usually staged by a local community, which centers on some theme, sometimes on some unique aspect of the community. ...


This word is often misspelled as impressario.


The Impresario (Der Schauspieldirektor) is an opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Der Schauspieldirektor (The Impresario), K. 486, is a comic German singspiel that Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote as his entry in a musical competition sponsored on February 7, 1786 by the Austrian Emperor Joseph II at the Schönbrunn palace in Vienna. ... Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Mozart drawing by Doris Stock 1789 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (born Johann Chrysostom Wolfgang Theophilus Mozart) (January 27, 1756 – December 5, 1791) is among the greatest and most significant and enduringly popular composers of European classical music. ...


An eaxmple of its use is: "I am not a scientist. I am, rather, an impresario of scientists." - Jacques Yves Cousteau Jacques-Yves Cousteau (June 11, 1910 - June 25, 1997) was a French naval officer, explorer and researcher who studied the sea and all forms of life in water. ...


List of famous impresarios

See also Theatrical producer 1928 Time cover featuring Ziegfeld Florenz Ziegfeld (March 21, 1869–July 22, 1932) was a Jewish-American Broadway impresario who achieved fame by perfecting the United States revue. ... The Ziegfeld Follies were a series of elaborate theatrical productions on Broadway in New York City from 1907 through 1931. ... Malcolm McLaren (born January 22, 1946) is an impresario and self-publicist who was the manager of the punk rock band the Sex Pistols. ... Sex Pistols were, despite their short existence, one of the most influential English punk bands. ... Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber (born March 22, 1948) is a highly successful British composer of musical theatre. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK... Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... Raymond Gubbay is a world famous classical music promotor based in London. ... Ian Schrager, designer and owner of many trendy lounges and hotels in the United States. ... Bun B (born Bernard Freeman March 19, 1973) is an African American rapper, one half, with Pimp C, of Southern hip hop act UGK from Port Arthur, Texas. ... Sir Rudolph Bing Sir Rudolph Bing (January 9, 1902 – September 2, 1997) was an Austrian-born operatic impresario. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Anthony (Tony) Wilson (born February 20, 1950) is a British record label owner, nightclub manager and journalist for Granada Television, on which he hosted the rock programme So It Goes. ... FAC 115: Factory Records Stationery (1984) Factory Records was a Manchester, England based independent record label, started in 1978 which featured several prominent musical acts, such as Joy Division, New Order, The Durutti Column, Happy Mondays, and (briefly) James and Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark. ... A theatrical producer is a type of producer who oversees the staging of theatre productions. ...


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Impresario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (119 words)
An impresario is a manager or producer in one of the entertainment industries, usually Music or Theatre.
"Impresario" also refers to the director of an Opera company.
"The Impresario" (Der Schauspieldirektor) is an opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
IMPRESARIO: A Virtual Academy (369 words)
Impresario, a project that will train future arts and cultural managers and allow them to share perspectives on problems facing the arts and culture worldwide, is an attempt to re-engineer cultural management education.
Impresario is designed to enhance and enrich the existing curriculum of the partner institutions and to offer new learning opportunities in a virtual environment through collaborative learning and teaching, exchange of students and faculty among member academic institutions, on-line courses, and access to an on-line resource center.
Impresario also will serve as a platform for the transatlantic flow of ideas of students, teachers and professionals and serve as a model "think tank" for the exchange of information and cooperation on programs related to higher education.
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