conductor

Fabio Luisi

Fabio Luisi is music director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra (since 2020) and principal conductor of the Danish Radio National Symphony Orchestra. In addition, starting from the 2022/2023 season he will be principal conductor of the NHK Orchestra in Tokyo.

He is also emeritus conductor of the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale RAI and honorary conductor of Teatro Carlo Felice of Genoa, his native town, which awarded him the Grifo d'Oro, for his contribution to the city’s cultural heritage.

Luisi studied piano at the Conservatorio Niccolò Paganini in Genoa and conducting with Milan Horvat in Graz. He conducts the world's most prestigious orchestras. A former principal conductor of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, Maestro Luisi has been honored with the Gold Medal and Gold Ring dedicated to Bruckner. His past engagements also include music director at the Dresden Staatskapelle, the Sächsische Staatsoper and the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, principal conductor of the Metropolitan Opera in New York and the Tonkünstler-Orchester in Vienna, and artistic Director of the Leipzig Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk and the Grazer Philharmoniker.

Luisi received a Grammy Award for his conducting of Wagner’s Siegfried and Götterdämmerung, the DVD of which - recorded live at the Metropolitan Opera - was named Best Opera Recording in 2012. His extensive discography also includes Bruckner's Ninth Symphony with the Staatskapelle Dresden, which was awarded the Echo Klassik Prize, and the rare original version of Bruckner’s Eighth with Philharmonia Zurich.

Luisi made his first appearance with the Concertgebouw Orchestra in 2005. He returned regularly, most recently in March 2022, when he conducted works by Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky. In June 2022 he leads the orchestra’s Ammodo Conducting Masterclass.

Fabio Luisi image: Monika Rittershaus

Fabio Luisi is music director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra (since 2020) and principal conductor of the Danish Radio National Symphony Orchestra. In addition, starting from the 2022/2023 season he will be principal conductor of the NHK Orchestra in Tokyo.

He is also emeritus conductor of the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale RAI and honorary conductor of Teatro Carlo Felice of Genoa, his native town, which awarded him the Grifo d'Oro, for his contribution to the city’s cultural heritage.

Luisi studied piano at the Conservatorio Niccolò Paganini in Genoa and conducting with Milan Horvat in Graz. He conducts the world's most prestigious orchestras. A former principal conductor of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, Maestro Luisi has been honored with the Gold Medal and Gold Ring dedicated to Bruckner. His past engagements also include music director at the Dresden Staatskapelle, the Sächsische Staatsoper and the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, principal conductor of the Metropolitan Opera in New York and the Tonkünstler-Orchester in Vienna, and artistic Director of the Leipzig Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk and the Grazer Philharmoniker.

Luisi received a Grammy Award for his conducting of Wagner’s Siegfried and Götterdämmerung, the DVD of which - recorded live at the Metropolitan Opera - was named Best Opera Recording in 2012. His extensive discography also includes Bruckner's Ninth Symphony with the Staatskapelle Dresden, which was awarded the Echo Klassik Prize, and the rare original version of Bruckner’s Eighth with Philharmonia Zurich.

Luisi made his first appearance with the Concertgebouw Orchestra in 2005. He returned regularly, most recently in March 2022, when he conducted works by Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky. In June 2022 he leads the orchestra’s Ammodo Conducting Masterclass.

Fabio Luisi is music director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra (since 2020) and principal conductor of the Danish Radio National Symphony Orchestra. In addition, starting from the 2022/2023 season he will be principal conductor of the NHK Orchestra in Tokyo.

He is also emeritus conductor of the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale RAI and honorary conductor of Teatro Carlo Felice of Genoa, his native town, which awarded him the Grifo d'Oro, for his contribution to the city’s cultural heritage.

Luisi studied piano at the Conservatorio Niccolò Paganini in Genoa and conducting with Milan Horvat in Graz. He conducts the world's most prestigious orchestras. A former principal conductor of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, Maestro Luisi has been honored with the Gold Medal and Gold Ring dedicated to Bruckner. His past engagements also include music director at the Dresden Staatskapelle, the Sächsische Staatsoper and the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, principal conductor of the Metropolitan Opera in New York and the Tonkünstler-Orchester in Vienna, and artistic Director of the Leipzig Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk and the Grazer Philharmoniker.

Luisi received a Grammy Award for his conducting of Wagner’s Siegfried and Götterdämmerung, the DVD of which - recorded live at the Metropolitan Opera - was named Best Opera Recording in 2012. His extensive discography also includes Bruckner's Ninth Symphony with the Staatskapelle Dresden, which was awarded the Echo Klassik Prize, and the rare original version of Bruckner’s Eighth with Philharmonia Zurich.

Luisi made his first appearance with the Concertgebouw Orchestra in 2005. He returned regularly, most recently in March 2022, when he conducted works by Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky. In June 2022 he leads the orchestra’s Ammodo Conducting Masterclass.

  • Fabio Luisi image: Monika Rittershaus
    Fabio Luisi image: Monika Rittershaus
  • Fabio Luisi - image: Monika Ritterhaus
    Fabio Luisi - image: Monika Ritterhaus

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