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Stephan Popp, Cultural Manager

Stephan Popp

Arts and Cultural Manager

Stephan Popp, Cultural Manage

Professional qualifications

2003 - 2014 Managing director of Neue Philharmonie Westfalen (e.V.)
(“Landesorchester NRW”);
Responsible for a staff of 150; ca. 300 performances per season;
Budget: 10 m Euro
2000 - 2003 Managing director of Württembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen (Not-for-profit foundation)
Responsible for a staff of 80; ca. 100 performances per season;
Budget: 5 m Euro
1990 - 1999 CEO of Südwestdeutsche Kammerorchester (Southwest German Chamber Orchestra) Pforzheim (Limited company);
Responsible for a staff of 20; ca. 90 performances per season.
Budget:1,5 m Euro
1987 - 1990 Departmental manager Westfälisches Sinfonieorchesters (Westphalian Symphony Ochestra) in Recklinghausen (regional association) Head of managing office

Regular professional development in the following fields:

  • personnel management
  • consultancy services
  • communication skills
  • team building
  • organisation
  • management
  • mediation

Voluntary work

  • Deutscher Bühnenverein: Remuneration Committees and Orchestra Committee
  • Member of the group of managing directors in the Deutsche Bühnenverein
  • Spokesman of the consortium of orchestra managing directors
  • Deutscher Orchestertag: founder member and participator
  • Landesmusikrat NRW: working group on music in the professions, media and business
  • Rotary Club Recklinghausen-Vest: member
  • Deutsche Stiftung Denkmalschutz (conservation of monuments): promoter
  • Kindernothilfe (Christian organization for children’s aid); sponsor and supporter of projects


Are you interested in a cooperation?
Please contact klangkultur - Stephan Popp.