Caricature of Anders Beyer
Caricature: Marvin Halleraker

Anders Beyer is former Chief Executive and Artistic Director of the Bergen International Festival, the flagship arts event in Scandinavia. He joined the festival in 2012 after four years as Artistic Director and Chief Executive of the Copenhagen Opera Festival.

The career embraces artistic leadership within all art forms. Beyer has a solid record as a commissioner of new music, theatre and dance projects, and of developing major programming initiatives in collaboration with a number of the world’s leading artists, performing groups and arts centres. His work have always been fueled by my will to explore new ways of presenting art to audiences. The artistic reputation both nationally and internationally comes from a career that includes collaborative projects with the most prolific musicians, singers, composers, conductors, directors, and dancers in the world.