Artistic Director and Managing Director of MUSIKTHEATERTAGE WIEN.
Lecturer, coach, consultant and speaker in the field of cultural management. Previously: Founder and artistic director of the music theatre company progetto semiserio, director of the artistic operations office of the Schauspielhaus Wien, production manager for Linz09 European Capital of Culture and the Vienna Festival, among others.
Thomas Cornelius Desi is author, director and composer as well as artistic director of MUSIKTHEATERTAGE WIEN.
In over fifty of his own music theatre productions, Desi has developed a "music theatre of encounter" based on the social effect of aesthetics as a play arrangement and also using digital communication techniques. His music theatre works have been seen at the Bregenz Festival, the Thalia Symphony Space and the Center for Contemporary Opera New York, the Linz Landestheater, various theatres in Vienna and Germany, among others.