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Team

Mag. Nora Pötter-Grabko, MBA

Managing Director
+43 650 700 7477
poetter@rbartists.at

Mag. Nora Pötter, born in Münster, Germany moved to Vienna when she was 12 years old. She studied violin, music education and French at the Vienna Music University. Since her school days Nora Pötter spent most of her free time playing both the violin and piano in different orchestras and chamber music formations. Alongside her studies, which she completed successfully, she acquired experience in project management with various EU Culture Mediation Projects organized by KulturKontakt Austria, at Wiener Festwochen and with several Youth Orchestras.

In 2006 Nora Pötter became part of the team of the artist agency Dr. Raab & Dr. Böhm, initially organising and accompanying orchestral tours. Soon afterwards she took over the soloist and chamber music section as well as the planning of chamber orchestra tours. She gained further experience working in the in artistic adminstration of Jeunesse Musical Austria, the national musical youth organisation, in 2009 before returning to Raab & Böhm as Managing Director designate. She subsequently took over – bit by bit – all agendas as well as the orchestral tour department from Dr. Horst Böhm, the longstanding and well-respected director and former owner of the agency.

Nora Pötter has been administering the agency as owner and director since 2013 and is very thankful for the support of her marvellous team! When she is not in the agency or in a concert hall you can find her jogging in the Vienna Prater!

Carolin Storch, BA

Planning and Business Development Manager
+43 660 300 2900
storch@rbartists.at

Carolin Storch, BA was born in Bremen. After attending a secondary school with a focus on music, she studied Communication & Cultural Management as well as Corporate Management & Economics at the Zeppelin University in Friedrichshafen (Lake Constance). She gained work experience at the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, the Neue Eutiner Festspiele and HarrisonParrott (London) before joining the team of Raab & Böhm in 2017. In addition to music, she devotes her free time with great passion to running, swimming and road cycling as well as any kind of exercise (not only) outdoors!

Orchestral Tours

Klaus Dollnig, MA

Tour Manager

+43 660 300 2905
dollnig@rbartists.at

Klaus Dollnig, born 1982 in Vienna, studied Law at the University of Salzburg, followed by a Master degree program “Sport-, Culture and Event Management” at the FH Kufstein – University of Applied sciences, which he finished in 2010. Diverse internships and assisting positions at the Salzburg Festival (2006 - 2013), Event Manager and Assistant to the CEO of the Salzburg PR- and Event Agency Re*Creation (2009-2011), Project Manager of the artistic department of the Philharmonie Salzburg (2014/15). Afterwards, his professional career continued at the Artist Agency IMG Artists in Hanover (2015 - 2017). In 2017 he joined the tour management - team of the artist agency Dr. Raab & Dr. Böhm in Vienna.

Daniel Hochreiter, MA

Tour Manager

+43 660 300 2909
hochreiter@rbartists.at

Daniel Hochreiter, MA was born in Wels and joined the Orchestral Tours-department at Raab & Böhm in February 2016. He studied musicology at the University of Salzburg and at Newcastle University and composition at the Anton Bruckner Private University Linz. He gained first management experiences working for the Camerata Salzburg and the Salzburg Biennale, a festival for New Music. He is active as composer and musician and spends his spare time running, playing football and tennis.

Mag. Caroline Therese Papke

Tour Manager | Artist Manager
+43 660 300 2907
papke@rbartists.at

Born and raised in Vienna, Caroline Therese Papke earned her Master in music education and French from the University of Music Vienna as well the University of Vienna and Paris. During her studies, the passionate choir singer worked for an international airline where she gained valuable insights for the touring business. Prior to joining the orchestra touring department of Raab & Böhm in early 2013, Caroline was responsible for planning and organising chamber and world music concerts at Jeunesse Austria from 2009 to 2013. Her spare time is filled with music, sports and foreign languages.

Akos Szupper, BSc


Tour Manager
+43 660 300 2901
szupper@rbartists.at

Akos Szupper, BSc was born in Sopron/Ödenburg and grew up bilingually and developed a keen interest in foreign languages. He studied tourism in Budapest, followed by several short-term management jobs in the tourism branch. In 1989 he switched to the music scene and became deputy manager of Festivals and Jazz Pub Wiesen (1989-94). During these years he furthered his business skills by attending a university course for sales and advertisement at the University of Economics Vienna. He was entrusted with the marketing and public relations of Jeunesse Musical Austria (1994-96) and by the festivals Klangbogen and Osterklang (1996-97). In 1998 he took part in the international visitor leadership programme of the US. He joined the artist agency Dr. Raab & Dr. Böhm in 1997 working for international orchestra tours.

Judith Walter, MA

Tour Manager
+43 660 300 2906
walter@rbartists.at

Beginning with attendance of a music high school in Carinthia, Judith Walter studied theatre sciences and art and culture management in Vienna, Aberystwyth and Edinburgh.
After working for cultural institutions such as the Camerata Salzburg, Esterhazy in Eisenstadt, the Festival Carinthischer Sommer and the Edinburgh International Festival, she finally returned to Vienna where she has been supporting the orchestra department of the artist agency Dr. Raab & Dr. Böhm as a tour manager since September 2018.
She likes to devote her free time to her interest in various music genres and concert visits as well as hiking in the mountain landscapes of Europe, whereby her love belongs especially to the Hohe Tauern and the Lienzer Dolomites.

Raphael Rey, BA


Trainee
+43 660 300 2910
rey@rbartists.at

Raphael Rey came from Baden-Württemberg in Germany to study in Vienna after graduating from secondary school. The study of musicology was a further extension of the secondary school of music he had attended before. He gained his first working experience at the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe, at the isa - International Summer Academy of the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna and Vienna State Opera. Since 2020, he has been a Trainee of the team at Raab & Böhm and supports his colleagues in all departments.

Artist Management

Christopher Dingstad, MA

Senior Artist Manager
+43 660 300 2908
dingstad@rbartists.at

Christopher Dingstad grew up outside of Oslo, Norway. After studies at Eastman School of Music (BA in Cello Performance), Mannes College of Music (MM in Cello Performance) and Columbia University (MA in Arts Administration) he worked as the Business Manager for Thomas Hampson in New York, as an Artist Manager for HarrisonParrott in London and Munich and as an Artist and Booking Manager for CAMI Music in Berlin. He joined the team at Raab & Böhm as a Senior Artist Manager in January 2019.

Mag. Stefan Fragner

Senior Artist Manager
+43 660 300 2897
fragner@rbartists.at

Mag. Stefan Fragner was born in Bonn, but spent his childhood in Brussels. After reading music at Merton College, Oxford, he continued his studies of music, economics and politics at Humboldt-University Berlin. He received scholarships from the Studienstiftung des Deutsche Volkes as well as the Academy Musiktheater_heute. On a professional level, Stefan Fragner was manager of the Deutsches Kammerorchester Berlin and the Berlin opera company Novoflot, of which he is a co-founder, before moving to Raab & Böhm in Vienna in 2010, where he manages conductors with a special focus on building and developing careers.

Mag. Maria Zeugswetter

Senior Artist Manager
+43 660 300 2898
zeugswetter@rbartists.at

Mag. Maria Zeugswetter made use of her time as a student of Vienna’s University of Economics and Business to found and organise the university’s orchestra (Academic Symphony-Orchestra). She spent a term of her studies in the United States. At the artist agency Dr. Raab & Dr. Böhm she began working for singers before switching to the orchestral tours department. Since 2006 she focuses on conductors. Maria Zeugswetter is an enthusiastic violinist and pianist and has a growing passion for opera.

Anna-Christina Hanousek, BA

Artist Manager | Assistant to A. Orozco-Estrada
+43 660 300 2903
hanousek@rbartists.at

Anna-Christina Hanousek, born and raised in Vienna, has been working as Artist Manager at artist agency Dr. Raab & Dr. Böhm since 2019. Prior, she served as Production Manager for Festivals and Cross-Divisional Projects at Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe and as Head of Artistic Office at Staatstheater Darmstadt. She also has experience at the Artistic Office at the Bregenzer Festspiele and at the Wiener Symphoniker in Artist Liaison.

While studying Applied Arts and Cultural Management at Klagenfurt and Vienna, she performed various duties such as Assistant Director, Stage Manager and completed assistances and internships at the Wiener Staatsoper, the Wiener Volksoper, the Toursky Theater in Marseille, the Wiener Festwochen, the Oper Kiel and Bayreuth.

Matthias Gruber, BA

Assistant Artist Manager

+43 660 300 2902
gruber@rbartists.at

Matthias Gruber, born and grown up in Vienna, has been working as Assistant Artist Manager at Raab & Böhm since 2020. He studied musicology at the University of Vienna and also completed the postgraduate course in applied dramaturgy at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. Previous professional positions have been in an artists' agency and as a study assistant at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. As a choir singer he also took part in several opera productions.  

Mag. Katharina Hollerwöger

Assistant Artist Manager

+43 660 300 2899
hollerwoeger@rbartists.at

Katharina Hollerwöger studied Comparative Literature at the University of Innsbruck and the Ruhr University Bochum. After an internship at the Tyrolean State Theatre Innsbruck, she moved to London and worked as a freelance stage manager for numerous theatre companies.
Upon her return to German speaking countries she switched from theatre plays to opera. An internship in the dramaturgy department of Theater & Orchester Heidelberg was followed by engagements as production and dramaturgy assistant for independent music and theatre productions in Vienna. She joined the Raab & Böhm team in 2017.

Mag. Sarah Niebergall

Assistant to A. Orozco-Estrada
(on maternity leave)
+43 1 512 05 01
niebergall@rbartists.at

Mag. Anna Studer

Senior Artist Manager
(on maternity leave)

+43 1 512 05 01
studer@rbartists.at

Accounting

Brigitte Blaim

Accounting
+43 660 300 2904
buchhaltung@rbartists.at