For the Mozart
opera "The Impresario", see Der Schauspieldirektor.
An Impresario is somebody who organizes concerts, operas, ballets or plays. The word comes from the Italian word impresa, which means "an enterprise" or "undertaking".
Some very famous impresarios from the past include Rudolf Bing, Sergei Diaghilev, Richard D'Oyly Carte, Fortune Gallo, and Sol Hurok.