the organizer, manager, or director of an opera or ballet company, concert series, etc.
Origin of impresarioItalian from impresa, enterprise from imprendere, to undertake from Vulgar Latin an unverified form imprehendere: see emprise
- One who sponsors or produces entertainment, especially the director of an opera company.
- A manager; a producer.
Origin of impresarioItalian from impresa undertaking from feminine past participle of imprendere to undertake from Vulgar Latin imprēndere ; see emprise .