Constanze Könemann


Is the Opera Director and Representative of the General Director of the Hamburg State Opera. Her area of competence primarily covers all casting issues as well as the development of the ensemble and the management of the International Opera Studio.

Born in Germany, she started her career at the Musiktheater im Revier Gerlsenkirchen. She has been Artistic Director of the opera houses in Bonn and Leipzig, Germany. She has also been engaged as a stage director at the Frankfurt Opera, the Badische Staatstheater Karlsruhe, the Opéra du Rhin Strasbourg and, for the Indiana University, at the Musical Arts Center Bloomington, U.S.A.

Prior to her work at the Hamburg State Opera, which she started in 2015, she was co-owner and director of the London based artists agency Haydn Rawstron Ltd.

She is often invited as a member of the jury of international singing competitions.