Kris Defoort (Belgian composer, pianist - improviser) already has a multi-faceted career of over 30 years behind him as player, improviser, pianist and composer of original, adventurous, contemporary and quirky music: jazz compositions & improvisations, piano pieces, string quartet, orchestral work up to and including opera, theatre- and dance music.
Kris Defoort consistently opts for a moving language that does not shrink from communicating with the listener. This internationally highly respected artist has its opera’s performed all over Europe and Japan. He performs as a pianist/improviser at numerous venues and festivals all over the world. Since 1996, Kris Defoort is “artist in residence“ with LOD for his entire Opera & Musical Theatre repertoire.