Luisi Conducts Beethoven and Brahms
About the Artist
Fabio Luisi, conductorGrammy and ECHO Klassik Award–winner Fabio Luisi serves as general music director of the Zurich Opera and principal conductor of the Metropolitan Opera. He launches a new appointment as principal conductor of the Danish National Symphony Orchestra (DNSO) in the 2017–18 season.
In 2015–16, the fifth season of his Met tenure, Luisi conducts director David McVicar’s acclaimed Cavalleria rusticana and Pagliacci, Richard Eyre’s new Manon Lescaut, and Le nozze di Figaro. In his fourth season at the helm of the Zurich Opera, he premieres new productions of Wozzeck and I puritani, and leads Falstaff, Die Zauberflöte, and Tosca. He also tours with the Accademia Teatro alla Scala Orchestra, and returns to La Scala, Opéra National de Paris, and DNSO, Malaysian Philharmonic, Santa Cecilia Orchestra, Teatro Regio di Torino, and Juilliard and Philadelphia Orchestras.
As former chief conductor of the Vienna Symphony, Luisi was honored with the orchestra’s Golden Bruckner Medal and Ring. Other previous appointments include general music director of Dresden’s Staatskapelle and Sächsische Staatsoper, artistic director of Leipzig Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk, music director of the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, chief conductor of the Tonkünstler-Orchester in Vienna, and artistic director of the Graz Symphony.
Learn more about Luisi at http://fabioluisi.net.